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The Gelato Fiasco Old Port

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425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
+1 207-699-4314
12:00 - 23:00
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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57 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

If you are dieting, this may be a fiasco. But if you love gelato of a wide variety of flavors or sorbettos with unlimited flavors, this is the place for you. The varieties really make if difficult to choose, so you just have to return to sample more flavors!

1 Thank CharleneSokal
Bridgton, Maine
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32 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Did the secret to sorbetto class. Very informative and with 6 in the class easy to hear. Made some really yummy flavors. Interesting to find out how simple and easy it is to make. While we were able to try all the flavors it would have been nice to have a small dish at end of class. Did get to... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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162 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

The gelato was great! The staff was very friendly. A group of about 20 students on a tour walked in while we enjoyed our gelato. The staff did a great job handing out sample spoons, getting their orders, and moving them along. I was impressed.

Thank aaronmhuotari
Stamford, Connecticut, United States
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Gelato Fiasco has become our favorite Gelato place; we were fortunate to be walking by and noticed the crowd in this establishment and ventured in. Even though it was crowded the staff were congenial and patient permitting as many tastings as requested. The crowd is there for a reason - it is fantastic gelato!!!!! If you are in the area,... More 

Thank Dolores O
Syracuse, New York, United States
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46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This place had the best gelato outside of Italy! So many great flavors and the gelato tasted so authentic and creamy!! The owner was so sweet, too! Such a great place and I highly, highly recommend it!

Thank Cathy M
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75 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Seriously can ice cream be bad? This place had many flavors making hard not to find something you will enjoy. You can mix as many flavors as you want in to your order. The gelato is very creamy and flavorful leaving you wanting more every time

Thank Jason A
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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366 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Not quite gelato as you get it in Italy - but still very good; and we liked the opportunity to taste several flavours before deciding on the ones we liked best.

Thank WardenRon
Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

I love the variety and creative flavors at Gelato Fiasco. And they're all delicious. Super friendly servers, warm and inviting atmosphere, great rewards program. Highly recommend. I think the gelato at the place across the street is creamier and a little better tasting, but on all other aspects Gelato Fiasco wins, and the gelato is very excellent.

Thank nightowl363
Toronto, ON
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95 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife and I stopped in for a late afternoon snack as it was a warm fall day and we were both in the mood for gelato. The hardest part was choosing from all of the unique and delicious flavours. We have enjoyed gelato and ice cream both across Canada and the U.S. and Europe. Gelato Fiasco rates up there... More 

Thank TimandCarol
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Walked in on a Sunday. Beautiful day. Gelato looked good. The place was almost empty, but thought I would give it a try. Two young women behind the counter. One looked up and said "hi". I stood there for about 3 minutes, while they talked with each other. I left, and went across the street to another Gelato place.

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-699-4314
Discover Portland's new dessert menu with 30 flavors of gelato and sorbetto daily from a growing collection of more than 1,000 flavors. Try as many flavors as you wish and squeeze as many as you want into any dish. Full coffee and espresso bar available. Open Noon to 11 p.m. every day.

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