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Captain Sam's

136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cream” (47 reviews)
“ginger snap” (2 reviews)
“mini corn” (2 reviews)
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136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 22 April 2017

great spot for a delicious ice cream during our walk though Portland...the ice cream was creamy delicious....

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 20 March 2017

My son and I had ice cream here during a recent mini getaway. Expensive (over 4 dollars each). Great tasting ice cream, but could not order 2 flavors with a 3 scoop cone, not sure why!

Thank heichhoernchen
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Good ice cream. Cool souvenirs for Maine. Ice cream was all homemade. Not too savory. There was cool art and it felt good to support a local family.

Thank Alexandria C
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The family owns and runs this ice cream store. They have tiny ice creams which are good for a small bite. The flavors are delicious.

Thank GwenM100
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for dessert. Servings are good sized without being too much. We had chocolate, salted caramel and Kentucky Derby flavors. Would definitely recommend the Kentucky Derby!!

Thank Chuck H
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Wonderful ice cream store with unusual richly flavored delicacies! I had a fall flavor with a peanut butter nut variety in it. My sister had the pumpkin ginger and wild blueberry. The yummiest!

Thank Pat E
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

I was walking along Old Port and after having gelato maybe an hour before, I decided I wanted ice cream. This was such a cute little shop but let me tell you about the ice cream! I had the pumpkin, ginger snap ice cream and...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The ice cream at Captain Sam's is AMAZING! The sea salt caramel, praline and blueberry were all fantastic. It is a family-owned cozy place with great art work on the walls and friendly service.

Thank cbn260
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Best ice cream ever and I am a connoisseur of fine ice cream!My wife and I stopped in for some ice cr available. The owner happen to be working the store and service up generous portions of ice cream which we thoroughly enjoyed. I struck...More

Thank DavidBWausau_Wi
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4746
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
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Phone (207) 619-7211
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