Open only in the Autumn until Christmas eve, Beardsley's makes several kinds of pie. The greatest is crumb-topped apple, the aroma of which is intoxicating and the flavor of which is without compare.
The ice cream is homemade – rich and sweet, but not cloyingly so. A few of our favorites are Creamsicle, double chocolate, toasted coconut, coconut Mounds, and strawberry shortcake. The hot fudge is superb, as is hot peanut butter; whipped cream is thick and real.
The Lobster Bomb is reason enough to visit Ford's Lobsters, but factor in the rustic picnic tables you are sitting at, the view of boats coming and going, gulls screeching overhead, and the salty air, and you realize that this might just be the most perfect meal you ever ate.