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All 57 Mashpee Restaurants

Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour

22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649-2743
+1 508-477-5553
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Ranked #2 of 57 Restaurants in Mashpee
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Fri - Sun 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Fast Food, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Dessert
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. We offer 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.
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Scarsdale, New York
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

but Polar cave is on par with Cape Cod Creamery and Four Seas as THE place for ice cream on the Cape!

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your positive thoughts. To be up there with two great ice cream shops is indeed an honour. Should your travels bring you back to Cape. Cod, stop in and say hi, so I can thank you in person. More 

Mashpee, Massachusetts
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Polar Cave has the best product on the Cape & the friendliest servers. They have a variety of cones from sugar to plain to the wonderful, huge made to order waffle cones. Product is always fresh. Ambience is ecclectic with a heavy emphasis on Coke products. Kid friendly atmosphere. Lines can be out the door at any time of the... More 

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write your review and for the kind words. It is always great to hear from our guests that what we try so hard to do as best we can is seen so by them. Next time you are in please introduce yourself so I may thank you in person. More 

Mashpee, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Polar Cave is a very unique experience with the old time "flavor. The manager and staff are the kindest, most pleasant folk and make the experience amazing every time. The ice cream and cones and extras are very appealing and tastey and served up with care. The tee shirts, the music, the the polar and coca-cola decor are delightful. A... More 

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and share your feelings about Polar Cave. My staff and I try hard to make each and everyone's visit an experience to remember and return for years to come. After 13 years we have made many friends and we are the "Go To" place for ice cream for many. Next... More 

Thornhill, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Fell into this place on a drive through Mashpee MA. Stop here and have the Mashpee Mud or Cookie Monster in a homemade waffle cone. Expect line ups but well worth the wait. If you are a fan of Coca Cola this stop is a must for you.

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Glad that you happened to come across us and find what many think is a hidden gem. Thank you so very much for taking the time to write a review and hope you stop in again on your next visit to Cape Cod. More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This place is amazing!!! The waffle cones made to order are one of the most delicious things. Highly recommend the chocolate chip ice cream. We have been there twice already in three days. Their Coke collectibles are awesome and rival the world of coke.

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Indeed what many of our fans come for is our made to order waffle cones. Nothing comes close to a warm waffle and our great ice cream - the ultimate treat. So glad that you think so highly of us. Share us with your friends and next time you come in please introduce yourself to me so I can personally... More 

New York City, New York
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We have been taking our family to Polar Cave for three years now, and my daughters consider it their favorite thing to do on Cape Cod. The ice cream is delicious, and the young staff and owner Mark are the most customer-friendly people once could ever hope for. Service with fun and a smile every time. For ice cream on... More 

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share you Polar Cave experience. My staff and I work very hard to constantly serve our guests as we would wish to be treated. Hearing from guests such as you and your family makes us all very happy. See you at The Cave soon I hope. More 

Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Always on our list of places to grab an ice cream on the Cape. We had the fresh made hand rolled waffle cones this time. Excellent ice cream in a warm waffle cone just can't be beat. Go for the ice cream, not the location. You won't be disappointed.

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. It was especially welcoming to see your kind words after yesterday's comments from another reviewer. We strive to make the best ice cream experience for each and everyone of our guests and clearly we hit that mark with you. Thank you again and keep visiting us. Next time ask for... More 

Swampscott
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We stop at Polar Cave fairly frequently and the ice cream is good - but probably not as good as some reviews here. Good selection, although the location is not great (strip mall on Rt 28).

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Naturally everyone has an opinion, and we cannot expect to please everyone that visits us. Our online reputation is very important to me and retaining our 5 star Trip Advisor rating and receiving a Certificate of Excellence this year are proud accomplishments. So when we receive anything less than excellent I look to where we could have done something differently.... More 

Marstons Mills, Massachusetts, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Truely the best on cape, we live close by and this is our go to spot for ice cream. The ice cream is always great and the servers always kind. It is small inside with little seating but plenty of outdoor seating, who really wants to eat ice cream inside on a nice summer day anyways! The interior is great,... More 

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Not sure how I missed your review. But I thank you for your kind words and support. It is especially important to us that we are keeping our local community happy and returning as we are open long before and after many seasonal shops on The Cape. Next time you are in ask for me and I'd like to thank... More 

Dover, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
115 reviews 115 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We visited today since this was rated #1 and were disappointed to find the homemade ice cream is actually homemade elsewhere near Boston and delivered to the Cape. The ice cream was very good but being a Boston area ice cream connesour not quite sure how this got such a strong presence. It was very good but not the best... More 

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themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

I am so sorry that you feel that our ice cream was less than you anticipated. It was I that waited on you. The fact that it is not made on the premises does not take anything away from it in many peoples mind. The recipes are tried and true and we are thought by many to be the best... 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 02649-2743
Phone Number: +1 508-477-5553
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Mashpee
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Friday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Dessert, Fast Food, Ice Cream

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