Iconic summer season eatery in Dover-Foxcroft will reopen with a brand new title

An iconic Dover-Foxcroft ice cream and seafood joint that shuttered in 2021 will reopen beneath a brand new title and possession this summer season, although individuals can count on lots of the similar favourite treats.

Pat’s Dairyland was a well-liked summertime spot downtown, serving ice cream, burgers and fish sandwiches, fried seafood, onion rings and extra. It opened in 1964 and has had completely different homeowners over the a long time, stated Jimmi Brown, the brand new proprietor who plans to reopen it as Riverside Grill in early July.

He purchased the enterprise from Rose Grant, whose accomplice Burgess Grant died in September 2021, which is when it stopped working, Brown stated. The Grants ran it for about 25 years, he stated. Earlier than them, Hazel Joyce and Paul Hews owned and operated it for 17 years, in response to her obituary from Could 2016.