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Captain Sam's

136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
+1 207-619-7211
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (52 reviews)
“ginger snap” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 21:00 Hours
136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
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Reviewed 2 November 2017

After I sawhoe much ice cream my girlfriend got on her double scoop cone, i opted for a waffle cone to hold all of it. The price tag for this size, at first seemed high (just over $4), but once I saw the amount of...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I had a cup the pumpkin. Omg. It was just perfect 😎 He had chocolate. The best ever Homemade fudge that I didn’t sample so I can’t review No tables inside to eat at. You can eat standing up or go outside to the bench....More

Thank WonderWoman20162016
Reviewed 12 October 2017

they have a a perfet list to choose beetwen ice creams and sorvets or some sodas, the best thing is that they dont have the same flavors all the time because they are making it on the day but is so creammy a delicuis of...More

Thank luis u
Reviewed 28 September 2017

If you love ice cream this is the place to stop. Wonderful homemade ice cream in a variety of interesting flavors. Give the blueberry a try it is so full of flavor and tiny Maine blueberries. They have benches outside to sit and eat.

Thank Dee V
Reviewed 28 August 2017

This is a small shop on Commercial Street that serves homemade ice cream ( made in the back of the shop ). I was not a fan of the chocolate as it had an "earthy" smell and did not taste very chocolaty but the vanilla...More

Thank SylRickTraveler
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Location is great. Unlike other ice cream and gelato shops in town, they do not make their own ice cream so it's OK but nothing special. No truly original flavors. There is no indoor seating and very limited outdoor seating (two small benches on the...More

Thank MNWorldTraveler
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

If you're in Portland and you are looking for the best ice cream ever. STOP looking! This is the best...period! (Blueberry was my favorite)

Thank tim c
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a whim with the family while visiting Portland. It was well worth it! The ice cream is delicious! Highly recommend it if you're in the area!

Thank Kennedyt1
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We thought the best possible ice cream was at Down East in Boothbay, but Captain Sam's was a worthy match, even for my beloved peanut butter ice cream. I'd go back in a minute.

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I paired up the Biscoff and the coffee ice creams for my two scoop cup....excellent combo! Thick but not overwhelming ice cream texture.

Thank Gamecock0307
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-619-7211
Phone (207) 619-7211
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