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The Gelato Fiasco Old Port

425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
+1 207-699-4314
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

Gelato Fiasco started in Brunswick. After many successful years, the owners opened another shop in Portland. It has been a hit since. The flavors are varied to suit the season. For instance, our recent treat was Wild Maine Blueberry gelato, worth a trip in itself,...More

Thank Tenore90
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The flavors are incredible. There is a HUGE selection, maybe 30 flavors at a time with seasonal flavors which come and go. There are so many options that the family will love to keep coming back. My personal favorites are the fruit flavored gelato because...More

1  Thank Lindsey R
Reviewed 19 August 2015

When I visit Florence Italy, I have gelato 5 times a day (it comes in eensy weensy cups, ok???). That experience has made me into a gelato snob. I didn't even bother with gelato shops in the US after I had a taste. Until I...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 11 August 2015

Mmmmm! There is a reason that there is constantly a line out the door at Gelato Fiasco. The patient staff is very tolerant with customers who want to sample basically every flavor in the display case! Do not miss the chocolate noir!

3  Thank IUHoosierFamily
Reviewed 10 August 2015

I love gelato, but "real" gelato is hard to come by! These guys make the bold claim that gelato was invented in Italy, perfected by Gelato Fiasco... I'll give them that it's hands down the best I've ever had in the States! :-D My friend...More

Thank FireEyesDancer
Reviewed 9 August 2015

Many flavors of sorbet & gelato to choose from. I did a combo of the raspberry or pomegranate chocolate chunk sorbet & stracciatella chocolate gelato. It was creamy and flavorful. The staff was efficient and very friendly.

Thank Kristen M
Reviewed 9 August 2015

There's no substitute -- try every flavor. You'll dream about this gelato place all winter until you can return the following summer. The non-dairy options are also phenomenal. When I walk in the doors, I feel like I'm home. And my kids love it more...More

Thank Josh G
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Seven of us (5 adults and 2 kids) walked in after dinner on a Saturday evening after dinner. The place was packed, yet we managed to get tastes and our orders in a few minutes. We stayed to eat the wonderful gelato, found a table...More

Thank mellowcellist
Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

We came here almost every night on our recent vacation to Portland. The selection was outstanding as they seemed to have something new to try each day. Amazing and rich flavors. Service was excellent as well. We have been to a lot of gelato places...More

Thank Glenn G
Reviewed 3 August 2015

This gelato is so creamy and flavorful! We went here twice! I had the coconut, seriously delicious. And it is open until 11pm , most ice cream or gelato places close at 10pm.

Thank Karen C
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Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-699-4314
Discover Portland's new dessert menu with 30 flavors of gelato and sorbetto daily from a growing collection of more than 1,000 flavors. Try as many flavors as you wish and squeeze as many as you want into any dish. Full coffee and espresso bar available. Open Noon to 11 p.m. every day.
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