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Gift Cards Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed May 7, 2019

We've been going here a few times per summer for many years. The ice cream is good, with soft and hard serve options now, but a bit pricey. Located walking distance of the UMF campus, It is quite popular with the high school and college...crowd, as well as families with children. Very small kids get a free baby cone. It's also nice that they will make a sundae for your dog. The only reason I give fewer stars is the location. This is between two very busy roads with lots of the traffic Farmington is known for. There are a couple of picnic tables, against the side of the building, but there is nowhere else except inside your car to eat. (No bathroom, etc) It's a nice treat for a snack, and some people do take their ice cream across the street to eat in the park on nice days. Just be very careful crossing!More

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Giffords makes the best ice cream and has the most fantastic variety of flavors! And it is really local-made in our neighboring town of Skowhegan, and all family run.

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Farmington has always been an ice cream town The Magno family made home made ice cream for years at this location. Just down the hill from the college and across the street for Hippach Field. Soany flavors to choose from Moose tracks and Black Bear...are great choices. Cones or cups Tis is a Maine Chain. Just open during the warm months. Just outdoor seating . Nice staffMore

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed October 3, 2018

You cannot travel to Maine without a stop at Gifford's. Offering a multitude of locally inspired flavors, my personal favorites are Moose Tracks and Peanut Butter Pie! Gifford's of Maine is a must stop!

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed August 7, 2018

The best ice cream I have ever had. It doesn’t matter what you get, it’s good. So many flavors to choose from, along with sundaes, frappes, and weekly specials like strawberry shortcake.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed July 26, 2018

We frequently visit this Giffords especially when our family comes for a visit and/or their vacation. The place is clean and the service is excellent.

Date of visit: July 2018
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Really good ice cream but $4.50 for 2 scoops? Come on... if a family of 5 stopped it would clean out the wallet.

Date of visit: June 2018
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Gifford's Ice Cream is among the best in the world. Smooth and flavorful, prepared with care, and presented just as you might expect. Old fashion ice cream. You have try it...

Date of visit: May 2018
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We never leave Farmington without a stop at Gifford's! Friendly, famous, fabulous! Great for families, and a nice place behind the building to sit and enjoy your favorite ice cream treat!

Date of visit: August 2017
Reviewed July 31, 2017

We have been going to Farmington for years. Can't go without stopping at Gifford's. Sometimes there is a line, but it is worth the wait. Great flavors too.

Date of visit: July 2017
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