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Gifford's Famous Ice Cream

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170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
+1 207-474-2257
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to finish up a happy day with friends having an ice cream at Gifford and got lucky with there two scoops for the price of one, Hang the diet ! Life's to short & getting shorter by the day so enjoy while you...More

Thank merseygirl20
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gifford's knows ice cream, and they keep it simple. They do what they do best, ice cream in all it's confectionary glory, served in all the usual ways, but just that much better. They have numerous locations around the state, and their product can be...More

Thank travelingchef37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best ice cream around and long lines of people waiting for their favorite funky flavor provide Maine's state bird with a smorgasbord too! It's well worth the wait and involuntary blood donation. It's the best ice cream around.

Thank WanderersfromWellesly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You can figure out that there are lines waiting to place an order that Gifford's is the go to dessert place in Waterville. My suggestion is just order the "small/kiddie" size since a two scoop will melt before you can finish.

Thank tesiman
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

What's not to love? Mini golf, batting cages and local ice cream! That says it all! I will admit I am biased as this place was a super treat when I was a kid so it holds sentimental value to me! I also used the...More

Thank bwitham77
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Their ice cream is delicious - creamy, good flavoring, and yummy! The are a bit more expensive than other places, but not enough to go somewhere else. There portions are big and the flavor of the week is always a great deal. There are picnic...More

Thank Kathy334
Reviewed May 22, 2017 via mobile

Truly the BEST. I have so many favorites but I think Muddy Boots is on the top of my list. I am A Maine girl and a native. Best ice cream in the state hands down!

Thank Katherine T
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Giffords for years, some people like the home made on site ice cream but I like Giffords the best. Always good fresh and friendly service

Thank race24x
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The selection is reasonably good. The one scoop size is quite large - probably like medium at a lot of places. The cookies and cream was smooth and very good. They have a miniature golf course out back that's a lot of fun in the...More

Thank mrhover
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Locally owned and seasonally operated by the Gifford family of Skowhegan. Maine. Originally established and operated by Whitcom Rummel for which was a long time local legend in it's own era. That legend continues seamlessly under the Gifford family that has the distinction of a...More

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-474-2257
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