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14 Island Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1101
+1 207-474-6448
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stop and get a sweet treat, or grab yourself a hot dog, chips and an ice cream. Great views of the mighty Kennebec river and this place is a staple in the community

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Thank Nascarschool08
Skowhegan, Maine
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

I've been going here since I was a kid. Beautiful spot along the Kennebec river. No indoor seating but benches and tables with good view of the river. Access can be a little tricky (getting in and out of traffic) but not overly so. Good ice cream, good service, good prices!

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Thank femvoc
Skowhegan, Maine
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

This is a great place to get soft or hard serve ice cream and even a burger! Nice size portions and picnic tables at the edge of the Kennebec River.

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Thank Jan D
hawaii
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2015

It's a nice place to eat some of your favorite ice cream flavors. You can enjoy your icecream and sit on a picnic table and look out on the water. Cool off with your icecream and enjoy the scenery

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Thank bamatrvler
Decatur, Georgia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015

We prefer to avoid big national (or international) chain restaurants and try to support independent places when eating out. The location of this little place is so unique that it is the second time I have given it a chance to please. The gal was unfriendly (unusual for Maine.)The hot dogs were the absolute WORSE I have ever eaten. Should... More 

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Thank DecaturWanderlust
Skowhegan, Maine
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015

The Island Dairy Treat is great as they have soft serve for me and hard ice cream for my partner! The hot fudge ...great!

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Thank WAMarquis
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87 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2014 via mobile

I rode in to an empty parking lot. I had to think and reaffirm that I did indeed see an open sign out front. Walking, I reached the half way point. At one moment, mid-stride, I was about fifteen feet from my car behind me, and the order/pickup window ahead. At that moment I noticed a figure in the dimly... More 

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Thank outofbutter
Skowhegan, Maine
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2014

This stand located on the island between the north and south sides of town has both soft serves and gourmet-quality hard serves. The service makes this fun, and just do not jump in your car to eat - sit at the tables along the river bank and lick that cone slowly, enjoying your time, place and company!

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Skowhegan, Maine, USA
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

Good ice cream, great variety, reasonable prices and the BEST staff!!! If ou're in the Skowhegan area during the summer season, it's worth the stop!

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Thank Lynn H
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87 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

Average ice cream, but at a reasonable price. Service is friendly and consistent. Not my first choice, but this joint never lets me down from what I expect from it.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Island Ave, Skowhegan, ME 04976-1101
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Skowhegan
  • Phone Number: +1 207-474-6448

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?