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Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
+1 978-744-0777
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 - 21:00All hours
143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
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Reviewed 30 July 2016

This place was great on a very hot day. Small portions were huge and melted everywhere. Mixed reviews from family depending on the flavor, but my ginger ice cream was fantastic.

Thank uktravailer
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Just stumbled upon this little unassuming place, and was wildly surprised by the plethora of ice cream choices before us! Skip the cones and go for the cups (they hold more!)... you will not be disappointed on any of the combinations.

Thank bowtieguy61
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Grabbed a cup of homemade peanut butter, it was awesome! And deffentaly recommend stopping by even if it's for just 1 small cone

Thank jake s
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Captain Dusty's has a large variety of ice cream flavors and they are quite delicious. My only suggestion is that they install an air conditioner. It was the end of Jun and they only had an exhaust fan in the window. Not good for customers...More

Thank kmc4601
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This place looks like a shack but the ice cream is worth a fortune. Plenty of flavors to choose from. Very generous scoops. Delicous !

Thank michele_farrell
Reviewed 17 July 2016

This place does have homemade ice cream and it was great! Hard Served Homemade Ice Cream that was cold, and did not melt on you, too quickly. There waffle cones are not homemade, though.

Thank Broadwaybeauty_88
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I would have given my review 5 stars but this place had no A/C and it was stifling inside. Suck it up and turn on some A/C! The young ladies behind the counter were working really hard and it had to be 90 degrees in...More

Thank lijuly
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Good choice of flavours. Good sized portions. Friendly staff. Area outside to sit and enjoy the lovely icecrem. Good value for this area.

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 6 July 2016

Ordered a small cup of vanilla with chocolate sprinkles. Huge serving for a "small" cup. Cost $5, which sounds pricey, but like I mentioned it was a pretty big "small." Good vanilla flavor.

Thank Barbara H
Reviewed 24 June 2016

My scoop of homemade ice cream was fine but my husbands strawberry sundae was pretty poor. Did not know one could mess up a sundae. Convenient to be open late .

Thank deleslie1956
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Salem
  • Phone Number: +1 978-744-0777
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