No matter what political party you follow, what your religion is, or what type of job you have, one thing we can all agree on is that ice cream is great!  Unless you're lactose intollerant or vegan (we'll talk more about this later), of course.

Considering we are in a deep freeze for a significant part of the year, it may be kind of surprising just how many dairy bars and ice cream shops we have in the State of Maine.

And, all of the shops are so incredibly different!  No two ice cream shops are alike.  They serve up soft serve, hard serve, gelato, shakes, sundaes, parfaits, and more!  Dairy bar workers are like the bartenders of the dessert world, coming up with crazy, tasty, concoctions.

These days, most shops have something for people who are lactose intolerant.  Sherbet, sorbetto, oat milk ice cream.  Some even have vegan ice creams.  Again, made from either oat milk or almond milk.

Our list is in no particular order, so just keep scrolling until you find one near where you are now.

Ultimate Guide To Dairy Bars In Central Maine And Beyond

We've put together the ultimate list of ice cream places around Central Maine, Midcoast Maine, and the rest of the state. If any information in this list is not correct, please email cooper.fox@townsquaremedia.com

With the number of dairy bars in Maine, there is no doubt that we missed a few.  So, what else needs to be on our list?  Let us know by sending us a message through our app or on Facebook.  Help us promote our local, small businesses.

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