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Downeast Ice Cream

1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
+1 207-633-3016
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (53 reviews)
“ice cream” (317 reviews)
“scones” (39 reviews)
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11:00 - 22:30All hours
1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
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Reviewed 1 week ago

When you make delicious ice cream and your customers keep coming back you know you are doing things right! Lots of flavors and many ways to experience them. Generous portions. I can see why the lines are so long and no one is in a...More

Thank Mark G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

FUN place on the harbor with tons of flavors and types of ice creams. They offer ice creams in larger quantities as well as cones and dishes. Nice quality!

Thank tikkitikkitembo
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Scrumptious ice cream. Generous servings! We visited at the end of the season, so there were no lines, but heard from other guests that the lines go out the door in high season.

Thank MrsLu2011
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

We were in BoothBay Harbor over Columbus Day weekend, having dinner at McSeagull's when a lovely couple sat down at the bar next to us and said Hello, asked us where we were from. People are always so friendly. We mentioned that we were going...More

Thank easyriderNh
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

What a wonderful lady that owns this place - my wife and I enjoyed talking to her. The ice cream was excellent and the service is fantastic- love going here.

Thank sherylgary78
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Staff is awesome and helpful and the ice cream is out of this world with so many different options. Their blueberry is soo good I'd go back everyday if I lived there. Delicious

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We had dessert here one evening, so many flavours to choose from, then what to have it in, and then toppings.... The chocolate lover's is the best chocolate ice cream I've ever eaten...... Slightly spoiled by the flies in the seating area.......

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is the only place that we have been that offers you a choice of one scoop of ice cream that you split into two flavours! There is a choice of cones or bowls to eat in or take away. They have mock-ups of the...More

Thank BucksTraveller-7
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Best blueberry sorbet ever. You can get softserve or hand scooped or packaged to take home. The place for ice cream in Boothbay.

Thank JaimeMexico
Reviewed 2 October 2017

After a wonderful sail on the East Wind we stopped here for ice cream. Great selection of flavors. We love ice cream and this was a good experience. I had the butter pecan and my husband had coconut, both were delicious.

Thank LorryM612
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 By Way, Boothbay Harbor, ME 04538-1867
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Mid Coast Maine  >  Boothbay Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-633-3016
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