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Phone (207) 619-7211
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Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb homemade ice cream, served quickly by a friendly staff, for a reasonable price. I wanted to go back after dinner even though I was too full to eat anything, that's how good it was.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed September 16, 2021

Ice cream was fresh with a great selection. Nice location along main drag. A bench to eat was nice - not sure if establishments or city. Price as one would expect in heavily traveled tourist area.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed August 26, 2021

We stopped in when walking on Commercial street. This was the best ice cream we had in Maine. The store was clean, the staff was great and we will be back the next time we are in Portland. So many flavor choices! You won't be...disappointed.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 30, 2021

As we were shopping down in the Commercial Street area, we stopped at Captain Sams for a quick ice cream. A good variety and the service was quick. Only complaint is the prices are pretty high for a tiny scoop of ice cream.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 18, 2021

When was the last time you had Kentucky Derby and Sea Biscuit ice cream? Likely never. That's how unique Captain Sam's offerings are!! Unique and totally delicious!! So glad we stumbled onto this place on a Saturday evening after dinner. Good crowd in the place,...but the line went fast. Don't miss an opportunity to try some new and tasty flavors!! Worth the price!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 11, 2021 via mobile

The ET ice cream in a fresh baked waffle cone was fantastic. My husband liked the blueberry ice cream too. Service was fast.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed June 24, 2021 via mobile

This gelato was so good!!! We stopped in here after walking around downtown and decided we wanted ice cream for dinner! It was delicious and I would definitely go here again!

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2020 via mobile

My husband I were on a ice cream binge while traveling through Maine. Trying different homemade ice cream establishments. Captain Sam's was by far the best we had. I had milk chocolate chip. Wish I could go back and have more! Such nice combination of...flavors vs plain old chocolate chip! My husband had Kentucky Derby which was made with bourbon and molasses. He said it was fantastic. Definitely worth trying.More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed September 5, 2020 via mobile

Very good homemade ice cream! It has more of a gelato texture. Very creamy They only allow one person at a time so on busy nights you will wait outside. It’s worth the wait

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed August 1, 2020

Very good ice cream. The ET with Reese’s pieces and vanilla ice cream was delicious. Nice place for ice cream while walking along the waterfront.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Frequently Asked Questions about Captain Sam's

Yes, Captain Sam's offers takeout services.

Captain Sam's is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5