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Four Seas Ice Cream

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360 S Main St, Centerville, MA 02632-3535
+1 508-775-1394
10:00 am - 9:30 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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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream place on Cape Cod located in Centerville top-of-the-line flavors and seasonal varieties highly recommend a plus plus

Thank GOSOX12
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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142 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2016

We've heard about this location for years and never had an opportunity to sample their ice cream until recently. The ice cream, while expensive, was very good. We tried several flavors and all we're very good. This will be a place we'll return to when in the area.

Thank Richard I
Punta Gorda, Florida
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568 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016

This ice cream shop has been operating for over 85 years. They have oodles of great flavors. In the summer it is often packed with people waiting in long lines for the ice cream. We went there on a cool day in late September and we were the only ones there. We talked with the owner for a long time... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

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 

1 Thank Sjwa7
Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 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 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$2 - $15
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Cash Only
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
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: +1 508-775-1394
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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