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Captain Dusty's Ice Cream

143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
+1 978-744-0777
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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143 Derby St, Salem, MA 01970-5639
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

I went in expecting just another version of Italian ice cream but Captain Dusty's has some amazing flavours. The portions are generous and are a meal in themselves. Doesnt look that enticing from outside the building but just ask to taste.one or two of their...More

Thank TopicalSerendipity
Reviewed 23 August 2016

An ice cream shop with everything you can imagine Imagine on a hot summer night, waiting in line outside, conversing with people from all over the world. Once inside there are so many choices....

Thank 22jerry36
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Sorry Captain, not impressed. With so many reasonably priced and insanely delicious homemade ice cream shacks decorating the New England coastline, you need to step up your offerings to get the love. The location is ideal- on the path to and from the singing ssnds...More

Thank Dynorocket
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We came across the shop by chance, but were tempted in by the word 'homemade'. There was a good choice of flavours. We had White Russian chip and peanut butter fudge and both were delicious. There are 4 different size cups to choose. We have...More

Thank mouseHerts
Reviewed 13 August 2016

What a great find. Unassuming-looking from the outside, within awaits a wealth of delicious choices of amazing flavours. Seriously good ice cream - and very reasonably priced.

Thank NorthantsNige
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
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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