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The Gelato Fiasco Old Port

425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
+1 207-699-4314
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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425 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101-4396
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were waiting in a very long line at Gorgeous gelato and it looks like a lot of their flavors were at the bottom of the barrel and the couple behind us told us of another gelato place called gelato fiasco so we filed them...More

Thank M M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very helpful and accommodating. The flavors are exceptional. This is a must stop if you love Gelato...compares favorably with what we had in Italy.

Thank hanskennedy30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious gelato! It's a smaller space, but the staff works quickly to get you served. Generous portions and delicious coffee too!

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here back in March on the coldest weekend of the season but I just had to get gelato! The store gave us so much off for every degree below freezing. Cute idea and great way to draw in customers in that type of weather....More

Thank dolphinmaniac31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been in Portland two nights and two visits to Gelato Fiasco so far! Flavours are super creative and original. Dark chocolate caramel sea salt was pretty near perfect. Mint chocolate chunk and coconut were also a big hit. On our second visit we had foregone...More

Thank pjack68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Huge selection of flavors, staff friendly and helpful. Unlike their competition across the street, staff quickly accommodated requests to mix any number of flavors into any size cup, including the smallest! Perfect combination of delicious and friendly, we'll be back!

Thank Wanda R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is utterly quite the fiasco. More than one hour before closing on a Friday night in the summer, they sold out of waffle cones which they make in house. The machine was there, I was told they had batter, but they could not...More

1  Thank Bostontraveler122
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Nicely located and decorated spot. The staff was very pleasant and helpful. It's the first time I have seen a cup size smaller than "small", called "tasting". It was the perfect size after dinner and they stuffed it over the top with any flavors we...More

Thank TravelGalAnge
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

On a street with dueling gelato stores, this one gets our vote. Order the Blueberry and not just because you are in Maine. It's the best!

Thank rusty123
Reviewed 25 July 2017

When I arrived in Portland, I spotted this place on....drum roll please....a TripAdvisor search! Had to stop by just because of the name. I mean, I get the gelato part, but what's the fisaco? What fiasco??? What happened??? Did the owner's twin daughters paint the...More

Thank JediSushiChef
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 7
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
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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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