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Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour

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22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649
+1 508-477-5553
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Come taste "quite possibly the best ice cream you ever tasted". We...
Come taste "quite possibly the best ice cream you ever tasted". We constantly are winning awards for our old fashioned ice cream served with old fashioned service to match. Offering everything possible with ice cream. From "The Worlds Smallest Cone" to Frappes, Malts and Sundaes to the gigantic "Arctic Circle Sundae" with 20 scoops of ice cream If you have never had one of our "straight from the iron, baked & rolled" waffle cones you have missed out on one of the greatest ice cream experiences. Just ask any one that has!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Favorite spot on Cape

Nice staff, friendly owner, and even better ice cream. Waffle cones made fresh to order by the British owner 'Papa Bear' that tries to make friends with every customer, not to mention the amazing coca cola collection he has all around the store. The nice girls with clever nicknames were very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 22, 2015
tomwilly14
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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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Cotuit, Massachusetts
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

This is a very small ice cream stand. The ice cream is delicious. On a summer night you can be standing in line outside the stand since there is little standing space inside. The staff works very hard and goes as fast as they can. They each serve one "family group" at a time so they can follow the order... More 

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

Nice staff, friendly owner, and even better ice cream. Waffle cones made fresh to order by the British owner 'Papa Bear' that tries to make friends with every customer, not to mention the amazing coca cola collection he has all around the store. The nice girls with clever nicknames were very helpful and didn't mind the many samples my friends... More 

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Holbrook, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

When to the Polar Cave twice for ice cream on your weeks vacation. They can get very busy, but don’t let the line going out the door fool you, they have a GREAT happy staff that gets you in and out with some of the best ice-cream you can eat. A large selection to choose from, I like asking for... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A warm fresh waffle cone and ice cream are becoming a tradition for my daughter and I. Who can argue about a made to order cone, yummy ice cream and friendly server and owner. A popular and favorite Saturday night spot. The line was out the door the whole time we were there. We'll be back again.

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Mashpee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Our family frequently visits Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour. There are usually many people there, but, service is great and fast.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Outdoor seating greets guests smitten by the bright pink trim and signage boasting critical acclaim as "voted best ice cream " 11 years in a row. With a Selection of frozen yogurts and a portion size of "world's smallest cone" there are options for the more health conscious. Ice cream lovers can choose from a large assortment of home-made flavors... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

We have a kayaking group where we reward ourselves after a day of kayaking. Our favorite spot is Polar Cave. Best ice cream, great selection, best value and friendliest servers. We go out of our way to get to Polar Cave. Do your taste buds a favor and treat them to Polar Cave.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Best Ice Cream on Cape Cod. I love the servers and it is great ice cream. They make there own waffle cones right in front of you. Not like in some places who make them and just wait for people to buy them. These are warm and fresh. I love this place.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Long lines but moves fast at night. Best home made ice cream on the cape. Enjoy!!!!! Large scoops so eat fast before it melts.

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Mashpee, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We were turned on to Polar Cave Ice Cream about 6 years ago. It was love at first taste! The small size is the size of a large anywhere else, the line out the door is actually fun…you won't believe who you'll meet. The staff is great, & they make the waffle cones and waffles as you order. Where else... More 

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Additional Information about Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour

Address: 22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649
Phone Number: +1 508-477-5553
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Mashpee
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Fast Food

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Mashpee
  • Phone Number: +1 508-477-5553

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Fast Food

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Come taste "quite possibly the best ice cream you ever tasted". We constantly are winning awards for our old fashioned ice cream served with old fashioned service to match. Offering everything possible with ice cream. From "The Worlds Smallest Cone" to Frappes, Malts and Sundaes to the gigantic "Arctic Circle Sundae" with 20 scoops of ice cream If you have never had one of our "straight from the iron, baked & rolled" waffle cones you have missed out on one of the greatest ice cream experiences. Just ask any one that has!
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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