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Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

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143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
+1 978-744-0777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located on the main street in a small walk in store. Not much ambiance. Benches outside for eating your cones, Some homemade and some factory, Choices of cones, etc. Sizes from kiddie to obese. Hope this helps.

Thank Howard P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After walking around the town of Salem in the heat, we were looking for ice cream. We found this between the Wharf and the House of the Seven Gables. It was perfect location for us. We went in and found a ton of different ice...More

Thank Ryan J
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

Pleasant staff. Terrible frozen yogurt. Cloyingly sweet and freezer burn (was it left over from last season?). Had to throw 3/4 of it away.

Thank Lesmol
Reviewed March 15, 2017

i even worked here in high school. amazing, family run place. the owners were wonderful to work for. always a pleasure to go back. check out bev farms and manch by the sea stores!!

Thank Kendra O
Reviewed September 1, 2016

This place is great. They have some really really good ice cream flavors and they give out HUGE portions. I had the small and I couldn't finish it. It was also very hot outside and the ice cream melted and spilled and I had ice...More

Thank TheBlackCondor
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The wheelchair ramp means that this frozen goodness is available to all. This was the first time I've ever had ginger ice cream and it was amazing! The young ladies behind the counter were friendly and helpful. And patient. When you serve that much variety,...More

Thank Brianimated
Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stop here on the advice of friends and it was well worth it! They have quite a selection of homemade ice cream flavors, even several sugar free (my hubby had sugar free coffee flavor). A great cool down after you walked the wharf!

Thank Sharyn C
Reviewed August 23, 2016

I went in expecting just another version of Italian ice cream but Captain Dusty's has some amazing flavours. The portions are generous and are a meal in themselves. Doesnt look that enticing from outside the building but just ask to taste.one or two of their...More

Thank TopicalSerendipity
Reviewed August 23, 2016

An ice cream shop with everything you can imagine Imagine on a hot summer night, waiting in line outside, conversing with people from all over the world. Once inside there are so many choices....

Thank 22jerry36
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Sorry Captain, not impressed. With so many reasonably priced and insanely delicious homemade ice cream shacks decorating the New England coastline, you need to step up your offerings to get the love. The location is ideal- on the path to and from the singing ssnds...More

Thank Dynorocket
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-0777
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