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“soooo yummmmyyyy!!!!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Brown's Ice Cream - CLOSED

Brown's Ice Cream
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Parking Available, Seating
Manhattan Beach, California
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45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“soooo yummmmyyyy!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2012

This place was great. Delicious homemade ice cream- you can taste the difference, so creamy. And cute little outdoor family style seating. Call before you go though, because I think they're closed in winter months.

Visited September 2011
Thank Danielle M
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

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English first
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great Place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2011

Ice cream is delicious.....servings are LARGE. A trip to York Beach isn't complete without a stop at Browns. You'll never be disappointed

Visited August 2011
Thank MassDaisymay
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New York, NY
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48 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Tourist Trap”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2011

Did you say ice cream stand or tourist trap? People who knew we were going to be vacationing on the southern coast of Maine told us we must check out this fixture for a true ice cream delight. Pre-vacation research on the area also found lots of Internet praise for Brown's ice cream. Well, we intended to head to Cape Neddick anyway to see their famous lighthouse and we didn't need our arms twisted to sample some ice cream on a summer vacation.

One vanilla and one chocolate in large chocolate-dipped waffle cones with sprinkles, please! Oh, no sprinkles? OK, we'll take it plain. After all, we LOVE waffle cones and they were good. The vanilla ice cream was very good as well but we'd be hard-pressed to say it beat the Ben & Jerry's cone we'd had the night before or the Sedutto's we enjoy back home in New York. The chocolate was not good at all, however and tasted flat, with little chocolate flavor, like a poor store bought brand.

Chatting later with the gift-shop owner near the lighthouse, we learned that Brown's only makes their vanilla ice cream and buys the rest. That explains a lot. Oh, and $11.00 for the two cones!

Visited August 2011
1 Thank HungryCoupleNYC
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“good ice cream”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2011

Don't need to say any more just good ice cream, so many flavours.

Visited October 2011
Thank moonmin_troll
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184 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Only one week more for the great Ice cream”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2011

Was in York Beach last weekend and ate great dinners each nite (mostly lobsterr) but we always ended up at Brown`s Ice Cream .Certainly worth the calories. I can still taste the Irish Cream Oreo Cookie ..The BEST .We were told that next weekend islast the for the season so hurry and don`t miss the "high" Can`t wait intil next year
BTW its $4.50 for a small cone or cup ( 3 dips) or $5.00 for a large (4 dips and u can only mix flavors w a large) ...IT WAS AS GOOD AS IT GETS

  • Visited October 2011
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