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“One of a kind!”
Review of Downeast Ice Cream

Downeast Ice Cream
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Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Reviewed September 5, 2013

This is by far the best ice cream I have ever tasted. It is not only the quality and generous serving sizes, but more importantly the huge and unique flavor offering. There is a story behind every flavor and the owners and employees will be happy to tell you. The French Maple flavor is tremendous and one of a kind. Turns out it was originally made as a "mistake" but we all get to share in the benefits of that mistake!!

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Thank Brimstone120
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Every visit to Boothbay Harbor includes at least two trips to Downeast Ice Cream on the dock downtown Boothbay Harbor. The line is usually out the door as word spreads quickly about the vast array of flavors, hearty cones and excellent, creamy flavor. I try to sample at least several different kinds each trip. This time it was Cherry Seinfeld (Yum, big pieces of cherries) and Moose Traks (small p butter cups, fudge swirl also Yum). You can pick a cone which include sugar, waffle, waffle with choc and nuts and also waffle dishes to put your frozen delight into. You can also make your own sundae. It is like a step back in time for an ice cream parlor, taking into the consideration the pink wire chairs and pink tables. If you love ice cream you should not miss Downeast.

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Thank edodge
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

A great local shop with tons of choices to make from hand dipped to soft serve frozen delights. Definitely worth a stroll down to the shop at night to end the perfect day in this quaint local harbor town, but don't be surprised if the line for ice cream is out the door right up until closing time. A loved favorite for tourists and locals combined. Lots of choices from homemade flavors to an ice cream sundae bar where you may select your own toppings. A very clean and comfortable place to hang out and enjoy a refreshing treat. Don't miss it!

Thank MrGlen
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Reviewed September 2, 2013

They have a long line but it moved fast. There were many flavors to choose from and the ice cream was very good.

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Thank Bob F
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Reviewed August 31, 2013

Stopped here twice - even the sugar free is fantastic. Good thing we don't have one close to our home in Florida - we would be in trouble. Sooo good and there were no lines!

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