Is there really anyone who doesn’t like ice cream or its close cousins? What could be more perfect than cooling off on a warm day with a palate pleasing cone of Chai Cardamom ice cream or a delectable dish of Vanilla Bean gelato. If you are looking for something a bit less guilt inducing, you can even score fat free frozen yogurt. Kennebunkport and the Lower Village of Kennebunk are fortunate to have a wealth of frozen treat establishments. While not a comprehensive list, below are some of the many places in town to indulge in cold, creamy comfort food.
Rococo Artisan Ice Cream - 6 Spring Street, Kennebunkport, ME - 207-251-6866
Rococo Artisan Ice Creams are made from fresh, real ingredients and hand-crafted in small batches at their shop located in Kennebunkport. They are committed to using only the best ingredients and all natural dairy from local farms to create unique flavors like Honey Vanilla, Ginger Trifecta, Strawberry Basil and Chai Cardamom.
Aunt Marie’s - 10 Ocean Ave., Kennebunkport, ME - 207- 967-0711
Aunt Marie’s features Maine-made Gifford’s ice cream. Made from fresh cream and top-quality ingredients, it has an old-fashioned, super-rich “ice cream stand” flavor. The history of Gifford’s Ice Cream goes back five generations. Flavor favorites include Maine Maple Walnut and Maine Wild Blueberry.
Ben & Jerry’s - 5 Union Street, Kennebunkport, ME - 207-967-2322
Ben & Jerry’s is a New England original offering unique flavors of ice cream and frozen yogurt. The ice cream has a high milk fat content that makes it super-creamy. Though it has grown exponentially from its humble beginnings in a converted gas station in Vermont, the company maintains its mission to create high quality all-natural products while promoting business practices that respect children and families, the environment and sustainable agriculture on family farms.
Willard Scoops - 21B Western Ave., Kennebunk, ME - 207-232-3618
Willard Scoops offers homemade ice cream and ices made fresh daily on site. They use specialty ingredients in many of their flavors and strive to be as all natural as possible.
Dock Square Coffee House - 18 Dock Square, Kennebunkport, ME - 207-967-4422
Dock Square Coffee House features gelato from The Gelato Fiasco’s Creation Kitchen in Brunswick. The gelato is created in small batches using only the best ingredients. From Stracciatella to Strawberry and Vanilla Bean to Rocky Road, you’ll find a rotating list of flavors that is simply delicious.
H.B. Provisions - 15 Western Ave., Kennebunk, ME - 207 967-5762
H.B. Provisions serves up Shain’s of Maine premium ice cream. Cones, cups, shakes, etc, take your pick as you dive into unique flavors like Maine Survivor or familiar standbys like Butter Pecan or French Vanilla.
Yo Goody’s - 13 Western Ave., Kennebunk, ME 04043
Yo Goody’s features five self-serve machines that hold either fat-free frozen yogurt or soft serve ice cream. Flavors can be dispensed individually or combined in a “twist” to create combinations like Strawberry Cheesecake. Yogurt and ice cream are sold by weight and a wide array of mix-ins are available, including things like Cocoa Puffs cereal, Snickers, Oreos, almonds, and fresh fruit.