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Four Seas Ice Cream

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360 S Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-3535
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 10:30 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I can't believe I am writing a review for the 4 Seas! This has been our favorite family stop for longer than I care to remember! I even came here as a teenager to have a peppermint stick ice cream cone for lunch! Everybody loves this place...The homemade ice cream is simply the best, and their sandwiches are terrific. Lots... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Adorable historic ice cream shop! I would recommend the black raspberry, defiantly some of the best ice cream i have had! Make sure you have cash as they do not accept any cards.

Thank Meganlynne0218
Western New York
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37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Talk about a throwback! This place was great. My daughter had a PBJ sandwich and I had an olive and cream cheese sandwich. Where can you find that anymore? They came on sandwich bread (choice of white or wheat) with potato chips. The ice water came out in a paper cone cup in a vintage metal holder. Cute!. For dessert... More 

Thank Jazzslayer
New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Four Seas is a total throwback, and definitely worth a visit. They serve more than a dozen flavors or handmade ice cream and sherbet, as well as light lunch. Lunch consists of your choice of around ten different sandwiches served with wavy potato chips. I can't tell you what ice cream to order because, honestly, they were all good. I... More 

Thank Saoirse084
Seattle, Washington
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32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a lot has changed since I started coming here in the early seventies. Great ice cream, great service, Great Tradition period- I personally love the mint chip coconut, peppermint, and when they have it the ginger. Love it wouldn't change a thing keep it going.

Thank Dadickster
Greenville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all, expect to wait in long lines no matter what time of day you go. (We have waited over an hour - the kids begged us to stay.) However, once you get past the twists and turns of the long lines in the parking lot and get to the old 1950 style counter - seats and all -... More 

Thank PeacefulSoul2
FourSeasIceCream, Owner at Four Seas Ice Cream, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Glad you loved the ice cream. I will agree there are lines at night but no-one has waited for an hour - ever. You might see a short line between 3 and 4:30 as the beach goers leave the beach. Hope you had a Scooper vacation here in Centerville. Did you visit the 1856 General... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing ice cream. Lineups of people enjoying this special treat each evening. So many incredible flavours to choose from the the service is outstanding- never waiting more than a few minutes to be served.

Thank DeborahAnnMcDonald
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is apparently THE place to go in the area for a tasty treat. The lines are super long, but move rather quickly. The ice cream is good and not horribly pricey. We walked across the street from our hotel. Not sure I'd drive out of my way to go here, though, as there are many ice cream spots on... More 

Thank Quest50States
Santa Monica, California
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The village of Centerville is very tiny (but very charming), and Four Seas Ice Cream is one of the star attractions! It's a small place, with lots of wonderful flavors of ice cream, some different ones every night. It's always crowded (our family of 13 walked over there every night or our week's vacation after dinner), but the young people... More 

Thank LoisWG
West Orange, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great ice cream. We stayed down the road a the Long Dell Inn and walked to Four Seas. There was always a good crowd, but the line went unbelievably fast. We will go again next time we visit.

Thank scottjessmoses

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $15
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Cash Only
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 360 S Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-3535
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: 15087751394
Since 1934, Four Seas has provided Cape Cod with the finest ice cream and customer service. An old blacksmith shop turned ice cream parlor is where, you can sit on stools at the counter or at a dining room table. Old-fashioned ice cream sodas, frappes, and ice cream flavors like ginger, penuche pecan, cookie do, fresh peach, and black raspberry. Four Seas has been winning national and local competitions for decades, and has been named in the top ten ice creams in the country by several publications. We are committed to working with customers’ needs, from delivery options to unique flavors created especially for a specific company. Many local restaurants, ice cream stores, beach clubs, caterers, golf clubs, and local markets purchase wholesale 3 gallon tubs, toppings, cones, and/or quarts. Off-Season hours 11-5 Wednesday thru Sundays for quarts, toppings, and ice cream cakes.

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