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Gifford's Famous Ice Cream

170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
+1 207-474-2257
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lived in Maine most of my life but moved away in 2004. Went back in August 2018 and had to go to Gifford's. There ice cream was phenomenal then and just as good if not better now. THX

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good ice cream, could be better. Very large selection of flavors! Parking lot usually crowded and noisy. The staff is very friendly!

Thank Skylahrayne
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Nice selection of flavors. Price is too high for the amount you get. Plus the mouth feel of the ice cream is unpleasant. There is a gritty or sandy underlying feel to the ice cream.

Thank Velmerdoo
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Very popular ice cream place and good for a visit on a summer evening. Parking lot congested and noisy though. I don’t find the ice cream to be all that great.

Thank gstrange8
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Gifford's is always busy when we visit, but it's definitely worth the small wait! The staff is energetic and friendly. The ice cream is delicious, has great variety, and addictive. If you ever get the chance to visit Gifford's, I would strongly recommend that you...More

Thank karinkhatt
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This charming movie house has long been one of our favorite places to find wonderful movies. This place is a treasure

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Stopped in for a treat , a bit pricy but ice cream was very good . The window staff typical teen age help they'll get it some day . All in all a nice place .

Thank thedipman
Reviewed 19 March 2018

So I was forced to go to Giffords. I didn't even want to be in Maine. But the ice cream... oh my God. I tried flavours that I thought I wouldn't like and even they were amazing. So many flavours, so many toppings, so much...More

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Fantastic place to visit for the whole family. Mini golf and batting cages and old fashioned ice cream like you had back in the day but with wayyyyyyyy more variations. Highly recommend.

Thank Khutch207
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Love the Season Opening with free Ice Cream and of course the rest of the season with great ice cream!

Thank Karen A B
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25 November 2017|
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Response from Unitymom2020 | Reviewed this property |
I do not know exactly how many. However I remember seeing the sign and it up to 6 flavors or more if I recall. The thing is that they change flavors often so you will need to see what they are if you go.
Annette D
18 February 2016|
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Response from thedipman | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
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12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170 Silver St, Waterville, ME 04901-5815
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Waterville
  • Phone Number: +1 207-474-2257
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