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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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“gelato” (191 reviews)
“ice cream” (32 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00All hours
Gluten Free Options
425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
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Reviewed yesterday

When I arrived in Portland, I spotted this place on....drum roll please....a TripAdvisor search! Had to stop by just because of the name. I mean, I get the gelato part, but what's the fisaco? What fiasco??? What happened??? Did the owner's twin daughters paint the...More

Thank JediSushiChef
Reviewed 2 days ago

While walking around Old Port, we decided we wanted some dessert. After a nearby ice cream parlor disappointed us with their flavor selection we walked into The Gelato Fiasco. It was heaven. They allow you to sample the various flavors (and they have a ton...More

Thank sdavi
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is consistently friendly and patient with my indecision, and were happy to oblige me with 3 different flavors in a small serving - pomegranate; toasted coconut and chocolate raspberry. The serving was heaping and we enjoyed our bowls of gelato at an outside...More

Thank LuckyLobsters
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

1 of the best gelatos we've had, many different flavors. The place looks as good as the gelato tastes! Mixing flavors is the way to go.

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love this place! The gelato flavors are amazing and change all the time. They always have a large selection of flavors and they allow you to sample as many as you want before ordering! The staff is super friendly, too! I took my dad...More

Thank akat1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two people can easily split a small here. The staff are great and pile scoops filling above the cup, rather than stopping at the brim with wimpy portions (looking at you, gorgeous gelato!) - overall a wonderful place to enjoy a nice cup of delicious...More

Thank Yendi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was actually surprised how many gelato places there were in Portland. We went to this one I tried the dark chocolate with sea salt caramel. Taste was great. They also serve nice brew of coffee too so easier to wash it down with :)

Thank Jessica Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The girls at the counter were awesome! I tried 4 kinds before I select the one I wanted. The chocolate salted caramel was my favorite. The servings are kinda big, so go smaller.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is truly some of the best gelato I've had - I spent 6 months in Italy, and have been back a bunch of times, so I've had my fair share. This is smooth and creamy. The flavors are amazing - the bonus is that...More

Thank surfnbpt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

When we are in Portland we always go here. They serve delicious gelato and sorbet and have lots of flavors. My favorite flavor is the dark chocolate sorbet- very rich tasting and so creamy. They offer several size cups and also serve coffee drinks. In...More

Thank Gloria H
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 7
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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