Back on July 19th we told you that there was a new restaurant coming to Ellsworth. Now the Ellsworth American has confirmed the rumor that we had heard, that the new restaurant will be a Dairy Queen

Dan MacIntyre, spokesman for the company that owns the Maine Coast Mall, said Wednesday that Ellsworth Soft Serve LLP intends to open a Dairy Queen Grill & Chill next to McDonald's in the Maine Coast Mall parking lot.

The new facility is expected to be open in December 2017. The owners of the Ellsworth Dairy Queen also own  Dairy Queens in Brewer and Waterville,