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Big Daddy's

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2165 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090
+1 207-646-5454
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11:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 22:00
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Wells, Maine
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

There is often a long line when you go here, but it moves quickly and it is worth the short wait. Many flavors, all deliciously rich and creamy. Closed during the winter.

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Thank Bob-in-Wells
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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49 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

From kids sized cones and sundaes to gigantic cones and dishes, this place has the flavors, the quality and the quantity you want at reasonable prices. Limited seating but a huge parking lot, makes this a favorite for locals and tourists alike. If you want to sit inside, go around 4:30-5:30 when most normal people are preparing for dinner. Most... More 

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Thank robertrmpls1
Poughkeepsie, New York
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213 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Big Daddy's Ice Cream is a place to get fun treats. We go for dessert each night while staying in the area. There are places ti sit indoors and outside. There is plenty of parking. There is a wide variety of flavors.

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Thank Noreen M
East Providence, Rhode Island
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We try to stop here every year during our annual vacation in Wells. They close in early October, and not all flavors are available as that time approaches.

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Thank Steve B
Niagara Falls, New York
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79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Home made ice cream at it's best. So many interesting flavors it is hard to decide. All favors tried so far have been great. Besides ice cream they serve a tasty hot dog, be sure to try it.

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Thank RLU818
Venice, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Good flavor choice and very good ice cream. Very efficient taking and serving up your order. Parking is ample, easy in and out. Several table areas inside for anyone wanting to sit with family and friends to enjoy their delicious choice.

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Thank falsecast235
Eagle Bridge
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The best ice cream around. Many, many flavors of ice cream offered. You don't see peach ice cream or banana chip ice cream to many places.

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Thank Flambo126
Cranston, Rhode Island
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402 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We visit this area of Maine once a year and in the past 10 years, this place is always closed during our stay. They used to open from Thursday thru Sunday, but we get here on a Monday and leave on a Thursday, so we never had a change to go here. Well, they changed their hours and are now... More 

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Thank Bob J
Berlin, Vermont
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here based on others' reviews. The ice cream was quite good. The servings were very generous and the prices were reasonable. My husband got a small, and the kids and I both got kids sizes and none of us finished it. There was a large selection of flavors and a nice seating area out front. I thought overall... More 

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Thank elpealto
Wells
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97 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The best , most flavorful ice cream in Southern Maine. Great selection. Dairy free options. Sugar free options. But... the best is the double dish of Chocolate Walnut and Cookies ice cream. My personal favorite.

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Thank mainesully

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2165 Post Rd, Wells, ME 04090
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Wells
  • Phone Number: +1 207-646-5454

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?