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Abbotts Frozen Custard

934 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-3030
781-444-9908
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Ranked #4 of 57 Restaurants in Needham
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert
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English first
Needham, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great little frozen custard spot in Needham. Imported from Rochester NY - so glad they picked our town years ago. Butter-based frozen custard is a smooth and creamy as you could hope. Flavor choices are fairly basic, but never once been disappointed.

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Boston, MA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Smooth and creamy and full of flavor, this treat is imported from upstate New York and is just wonderful. Great flavors, great add-ins and they make cakes and flying saucers as well...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

Never had frozen custard until a co-worker introduced me. TO DIE FOR. That's all that need to be said.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

amazing flavors and that small town charm - what a great place for kids of all ages...and their ice cream cakes are a must for the holidays.

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Fayence, France
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74 reviews 74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We live in France and when we come to Needham to visit our son and his family one of our rituals is to pop into Abbott's. Ice cream or frozen custard, try some of each because you won't be disappointed. The portions are large, good value for money, and the products are brilliant. None of the trendy squirt and swirl... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

My boyfriend and I tried the frozen custard here after a lunch at Sweet Basil. Neither of us had tried frozen custard, and we were both very pleased. I got the almond/chocolate and my boyfriend got the butterscotch--both were equally delicious! Our flavors were very rich and I thought a small was plenty--if not too big! Be careful not to... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013 via mobile

If you haven't tried frozen custard you do not know what you are missing. And this place makes the best. Simple, creamy and delicious.

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Boston MA
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178 reviews 178 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Great ice cream. Limited selection but all freshly made. Sit outside and eat on a hot summer's night. Go for the black raspberry.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

I wasn't sure what frozen custard really was when I stopped in the first time (and not sure I know now), but damn it's good. Very creamy texture and it doesn't leave you feeling overly full. Several different "flavors of the day" always make for difficult choices. It's also a fun way to end a dinner at Sweet Basil just... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

We had seen frozen custard featured on the food network and had been meaning to try it. We were in the neighborhood, so we stopped in and are very glad that we did. This stuff is amazing! I had the chocolate, she had the cake batter, both great. By the time we were back to the car we were contemplating... More 

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Additional Information about Abbotts Frozen Custard

Address: 934 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-3030
Phone Number: 781-444-9908
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Dessert

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