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Shaw's Ridge Ice Cream

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59 Shaw's Ridge Road, Sanford, ME
+1 207-324-2510
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Sanford
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Nostalgic Ice Cream stand. I assume the ice cream is not made on location. Shain's and Shaker Pond are better choices for Ice Cream quality. Shaws Ridge has the more interesting location. Take a stroll in the garden.

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1 Thank Desertis
Sanford, Maine
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Shaws is a local seasonal landmark, their ice creams are all hard serve, but easily the most expensive around. We find Shaker Hill across from Giles orchard farm stores very reasonable, and more selections as well. THEY ALSO HAVE SUGAR FREE-FAT FREE for us diabetic and heart dieters.

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2 Thank karegen123
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Nice range of ice creams in generous portions. We combined it with mini golf next door. Pleasant personal.

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Thank Mursho
RED LION
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Not bad with plenty of varieties of ice cream. I like that the order taker was not the ice cream scooper. This made the line move more quickly in my opinion. I tried the maple walnut, which smelled great but had little maple flavor. The pistachio on the other hand was very good. One of our friends had the banana... More 

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Thank NORMAND C
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We visited on a Tuesday about 11:30am. The staff was friendly. The ice cream was to die for!! It was just like I remembered when I was kid years and years ago. We did take a large container to go as well...I'm eating it now ;)

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Thank Maineboy758
Milford,Pa
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351 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We took our grandchildren for an ice cream treat and they loved it. The selection of ice cream has something for everyone. Outside they have a small playground for children and a mini golf course and driving range so you can burn off the ice cream .

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Thank Milford_PaMooseman
Dennis, Massachusetts
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257 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

I almost found it. Great flavor, but short on raisins. I have had other flavored here. Consistently good flavored and generous portions. A single scoop is much more and manageable. A double is "good trouble". Well worth the visit. Tell them to dig deep for the raisins.

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Thank Henri Pierre S
Biddeford, Maine
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

I see other people reviews about High prices.. im originally from Boston 36 years now live in maine.. if you can afford to live around Boston you can afford shaws ridge. I been coming here since birth for my family visited a great cousin in Alfred. I came here last night Saturday and yeah pulled pork was like 9 plus... More 

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Thank seashore1030
Dennis, Massachusetts
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257 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

great ice homemade cream, a favorite spot; shade trees and a nice playground for little kids. One conundrum: my favorite is rum raisin, and it is delicious here, but there are no raisins visible in the ice cream. It is a mystery!

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Thank Henri Pierre S
Boston, Massachusetts
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65 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Ice cream is still good, although they have been out of my favorites lately. My big complaint is the price increase. A little to high for me- going to have to pass and search for ice cream elsewhere.

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Thank Papabear0276

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 Shaw's Ridge Road, Sanford, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 207-324-2510

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?