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Rancatore's Ice Cream

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1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
781-862-5090
Today
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

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  • 48
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
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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
Most recent review
best ice cream in town

homemade small batch delicious ice cream-- check out the micro-sundaes so you have the divine hot fudge without the waist-line bump :) if you have a favorite flavor that is not "on the board" you can always ask... sometimes there are other treats in back freezers....

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
Julie H
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

homemade small batch delicious ice cream-- check out the micro-sundaes so you have the divine hot fudge without the waist-line bump :) if you have a favorite flavor that is not "on the board" you can always ask... sometimes there are other treats in back freezers....

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Cambridge, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Excellent ice cream but $5.00 for a small cone seems high, even for Lexington Center. Loved the ample seating and friendly staff.

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Rochester, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stopped here by chance. Got a very good ice cream, and a well-prepared cappuccino. Service was perfect.

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Mssachusetts
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97 reviews 97 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Just like the rancatore's in Belmont the ice cream and service were excellent! This store has more indoor seating area which is a plus. As always, the micro sundae is an excellent option - if you want all the tastes of a sundae but not a huge portion this is the way to go!

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Even on a rainy day it was fun to step in and grab some ice cream. The service was very good and the ice cream was creamy. The special fall flavors were a welcome twist.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Very helpful and I had a very tasty hot chocolate with family. Everyone had a good time. Good location on the corner get to see the busy town of Lexington.

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Groton, Massachusetts, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The ice cream was both creamy and delicious and we LOVED how they had a "micro" size (4 oz, perhaps?) which was a perfect treat for the end of a day without feeling like an overindulgence. Thanks!

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Flint, Michigan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had a coupon, so we stopped in. The server LOVES his job, and it showed. He spoke with pride and excitement about his company, and his attitude uplifted us. The ice cream was great, and sitting inside allowed us to interact with Lexington locals, since they seemed to be a primary part of the customer base. Stop in even... More 

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Good ice cream. Love that there is a water fountain that you can help yourself too, even of you are not buying icecream

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Ranc's still continues to please in its Lexington iteration. It's been a personal favorite since their original location in Belmont!! Overrun by Lexington "yoots" many times, but still great.

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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 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert
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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