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Red's Dairy Freeze

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167 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3718
+1 207-799-7506
11:00 - 21:30
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109 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here on a Thursday night in April, before heading across the street to pick up a pizza from Otto's. Yes, dessert first. My friend got a soft served maple walnut and loved it. I got a TIGER'S BLOOD slush! Tiger's Blood is typically a snow cone flavor that I have NEVER seen offered as a slush. It is... More 

Thank Kristen R
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Red's is a classic in South Portland. They offer many soft serve flavors and menu items. If you visit during strawberry season they use local fresh strawberries for their soft serve strawberry ice cream! Amazing!

Thank antona b
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

We frequent this place often as our friends live right down the road. They have great ice cream sundaes, noreasters and milkshakes. Pretty decent selction of flavors and toppings. Great place to check out if you have never been and great place to return to. At the end of the day any ice cream is usually pretty darn good!

Thank Jason A
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554 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 411 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

After we left a nearby lighthouse, we headed back to Reds cause we had spotted it earlier. It looked cool and we love icecream. Sadly, their hours change after labor day, so they were starting to shut down (at sunset). Parking was tough but we finally found a spot. There was still a long line so we joined it. The... More 

Thank TNharleychick
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Loved that it was all soft serve. Line moved quickly and ice cream was delicious. Huge milkshakes too!

Thank Alison P
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Red's Dairy Freeze has been here forever. Any given night the lines will form as kids and parents get their favorite from Red's. They have a wide variety to choose from and you won't be disappointed.

Thank Burt E
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

NO whipped cream or cherry on a sundae??? thats what a sunday is!!! its extra my friends- never go there again

Thank Mark L
Portland, Maine
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

I must stop here at least once a week every summer. My daughter is hooked and I have to admit that I love it too. Pleasant staff and a great variety. Prices are reasonable. Decent amount of parking. Don't let the summer slip away without a trip to Red's!

Thank ValueWithClass
South Portland, Maine
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Red's has been our family destination for 40 plus years! Their service is always Top, and when strawberry season is on, you get the BEST strawberry shakes and sundaes money can buy.

Thank obabb
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453 reviews
282 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

The servers are friendly and competent, and the ice cream (soft serve and scoop) is uniformly tasty. Definitely go here.

Thank Gus B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 167 Cottage Rd, South Portland, ME 04106-3718
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  South Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-799-7506

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