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Rancatore's Ice Cream

1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
781-862-5090
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Ranked #1 of 68 Restaurants in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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dobie2
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I come here for two things: pear sorbet, which is seasonal (mostly found during summertime) and the hydrox (essentially oreo cookies and cream). It's pricey for the amount you get but it's the best place to get ice cream in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Great ice cream and super friendly service. I had a scoop of the chocolate chip cookie dough and tiger milk

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Boston, Massachusetts
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167 reviews 167 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you are in the Lexington area, make sure to drop by and grab a few scoops of Rancatore's ice cream. from the looks and taste, you can tell it's homemade and fresh. I have had probably about 5 or 6 different flavors here and never tasted one I did not enjoy. Just like most of New England, this place... More

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Austin, Texas
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17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

The ice cream was delicious. I got a semi-sweet chocolate. Was so good and creamy. There were some unique flavors (Tiger's milk, which apparently tastes like Frosted Flakes) and some old stand byes. Highly recommend, it won't disappoint.

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New York
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110 reviews 110 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

The Boston area has one of the highest rates of ice cream consumption per capita, and the area around Lexington (into Bedford, Carlile and beyond) has several homemade ice cream stands. This shop – in the center of Lexington – stands out as one of the best. The ice cream is consistent, and the staff of young people is really... More

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Dublin
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

If you're in Lexington on a warm day it is lovely to stop here for an ice cream treat. The staff were really friendly & welcoming and the ice cream is very, very good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The ice cream was great And the service was fine No wonder this store Gets such a long line! (And is one of the best restaurants in Lexington)

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4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Many choices, all good. They let you taste anything you'd like to try and everything is sinfully delicious. For a later evening stop in Lexington Center, it's a great choice!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

Great flavors to choose from, ranging from the typical to the one-of-a-kind! Ice cream and yogurt! Stopped by twice in less then 24hrs. Day staff was very friendly.

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Pagosa Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Great tasting ice cream. Great service. Great location. Stopped after a long day of touring in the rain. Wonderful teas to warm me up and delicious ice cream to go with!

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