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Rancatore's Ice Cream

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1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
781-862-5090
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 62
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  • 23
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great ice cream

Great ice cream! Lots of unique choices for cones. Good service and comfortable setting. Very convenient to the Minuteman Bike Path. Serving size is a bit smaller and price a bit higher than some other ice cream places, but very good quality.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Laura S
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Great ice cream! Lots of unique choices for cones. Good service and comfortable setting. Very convenient to the Minuteman Bike Path. Serving size is a bit smaller and price a bit higher than some other ice cream places, but very good quality.

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Stopped by after dinner for some homemade ice cream. Fast friendly service. Creamy homemade ice cream taste. Popular with the locals as well as visitors.

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Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Best home made vanilla pod ice cream I ever tasted, not too sweet but very creamy and full of subtle vanilla!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We live west of Boston in a rural town where we have locally produced ice cream farms during the summer. But as winter approaches and those farms close, our FAVORITE drive is to Lexington center to enjoy Rancatore's Ice Cream! This is super delicious ice cream that we enjoy all year around - especially the winter time. It is very... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Best ice cream I've ever eaten! It was so good! Wonderful place to stop in for a quick break when visiting Lexington!

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Acton, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Rancatore's and Toscanini's are just fabulous ice creams. We passed up the restaurant's dessert options and came here. Great decision. A nicely set out, friendly, helpful ice cream parlor. In my dream world would eat my way through the flavors. great for kids as well

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

My son and I talked Mom into stopping in after lunch for a cool dessert. Our 2-for-1 coupon from the Liberty Trolley Tour made it an easy sell. The homemade ice-cream and yogurt choices made it difficult to choose at first. The friendly young ladies manning the counter made it easier by offering sample tastes. We eventually opted for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Tried milk shake and ice cream cones. Great flavors, hard time deciding what to have, everything I tasted was great. Worth the drive or walk.

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campton, NH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The quality and decor of the shoppe was top notch and the prices were a bit too. But ride the Liberty Trolley and you get a coupon book for buy one get one! Located two blocks from the Lexington Green.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Lexington has triple the number of banks as it does restaurants of note, however we often find ourselves at Rancatore's. The ice cream is very good, and they have several original flavors. The bourbon caramel and Callebut chocolate are especially good. Prices are on the high side but you get what you pay for in terms of quantity and quality.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 781-862-5090

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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