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“Delicious Kettle Cove Creamery for Ice Cream”

Kettle Cove Take-Out & Dairy
Ranked #2 of 3 Dessert in Cape Elizabeth
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Reviewed June 11, 2013

We found this cafe/ice cream joint just a quarter mile down the road from Inn by the Sea, just a little unassuming place with sandwiches in the day, which were pretty good. What's amazing is the Ice Cream at this place served morning, noon and night. It's home made and it's gonna blow your socks off. Try the Blueberry Pie ice cream, Chocolate Fudge Brownie, Needham, Salty Caramel, Peanut Butter chocolate chip, all kinds are great. We went for breakfast and evening ice cream actually, one day. When you see this place pull over and at least share a kid's cone. Reasonably priced to boot. Nice staff too!!!

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Reviewed June 8, 2012 via mobile

I love the maplenut soft serve with waffle cone!!!!

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Reviewed October 9, 2011

Caught this place towards the end of the season. Caught it twice actually; that's how good their pumpkin pie ice cream was. I'm very picky about ice cream and even more picky about anything pumpkin. Well this was hands down the best pumpkin pie ice cream I've ever had. This is a really small set up; one of those places on the side of the road that are only open during the summer. It's near Crescent Beach/Kettle Cove/Two Lights on Rt 77. Worth a trip.

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Reviewed September 13, 2011

Charming roadside stand, though this review only applies to the ice cream offerings.

Location: 4 out of 5
I suppose if you’re coming from the Portland area or hanging out at Two Lights, this would be mighty convenient. It’s not something that I would drive all the way from Boston for, but because I had just finished lunch at the lobster shack with my pally wally, we decided to get some ice cream here, which happened to be on the road leading back to the interstate.

Décor: 3 out of 5
Cute little take out place. Not quite a “rural” or “mom and pop” feel, but it definitely hasn’t been overrun with the typical corporate stylings. Not that all corporate stylings are bad = it’s just that seeing a local place where presumably lots of local youths have frequented or worked at is a nice touch.

Price: 3 out of 5
Uh…probably commensurate with what you’d pay for boutique style ice cream. Two people and their choices can run between 6 bucks and 10 bucks for ice cream, I guess.

Choice of flavors: 4 out of 5
As others have alluded to, there are the boring flavors, and more adventurous ones like blueberry pie, needham, and yes, even a few savory flavors. With their choice of toppings and add-ins, I think that most palettes would be satisfied.

Quality of ice cream: 4.5 out of 5
The pally wally got blueberry pie, and she raved about how it had whole pieces of crust in it. I asked her somewhat facetiously, “Does this mean that Portillo’s chocolate cake shake is downright awesome because they add pieces of cake in there?” She wasn’t interested in my witless banter, however. (Portillo’s is chain that serves Chicago style hot dogs, polishes, sausages, burgers, onion rings, fries, and desserts, for those of you who aren’t familiar.) I myself got a peanut butter shake (boring, I know), and it was not only very tasty, but easy on the stomach too.

Overall: 4 out of 5
Cool place (literally), and they are seasonally, so they’re probably closed now. As an aside (and not counting against them), the credit card server was down on August 31st (Wednesday), perhaps as an artifact of Hurricane Irene. What does help them out, though – is that the proprietor told a young lady to just “pay next time” when all she had was a credit card on her for payment. I mean – yeah, the worst case scenario is that they’re out 4 – 5 bucks, but it was still a nice touch for a local institution to show some sympathy and compassion.

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