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42 Bearskin Neck, Rockport, MA 01966
978-852-8282
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Ice cream!

While walking around Rockport, I stopped here for a few scoops of ice cream. The ice cream served here is Gifford's Ice Cream which is very good. Make sure to also taste the variety of cupcakes while you're here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2014
Aram1121
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Boston, Massachusetts
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281 reviews 281 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

While walking around Rockport, I stopped here for a few scoops of ice cream. The ice cream served here is Gifford's Ice Cream which is very good. Make sure to also taste the variety of cupcakes while you're here.

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Wethersfield, Connecticut
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

A good variety of cupcake flavors as well as ice creams. The cupcakes have filling in them so there's not too much cake to them, so if you like frosting, this is the place to go.

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Coupeville, Washington
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Everyone said the cupcakes were delicious. I can only vouch for the Chocolate Rainforest Crunch ice cream. The single dip was large and cost $3.75 - very worth it. Grab a cone or a dish and head to the end of the street for a beautiful view of the harbor.

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newark, de
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46 reviews 46 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If none are out when you arrive, just ask and you can order a gluten free cupcake and come back and pick it up. No place in town is too far away to stop back and pick it up.

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Framingham, Massachusetts
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We have enjoyed the cupcake sundaes and cupcakes a la mode before, fun and tasty treats but this time I just tried the Sweet and Salty Cupcake, without any extras. It was such a treat, a perfect blend of moist vanilla cake, creamy sweet filling and chocolate frosting, it had just the right amount of salty, sea salt, peanuts and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I have been to better tasting and better priced cupcake places. These are a bit over priced and not that fresh.

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East Texas
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Nice sized cupcakes with just the right amount of frosting, cute toppings and fun flavors. The Boston Cream Pie was good, as were a few others. One, however, had a hair in the frosting. We noticed it when we left the shop and took it back inside to exchange. He told us it was the chocolate ganache that just appeared... More 

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Billerica, MA, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

What a great little shop. The woman that served us was great - :"you can have it anyway that you like". We had the sweet and salty cupcake as part of a large sundae - that is two scoops of ice cream (two different flavors) with a touch of hot fudge, whipped cream, and two cherries....we split this decadent dessert.... More 

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New England
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Be sure to try the peanut butter cup cupcake! Sinful, but, oh so good! They also serve Gifford's ice cream! What a great treat!

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

I was craving lemon, which wasn't a featured flavor that day, but more than made do with the Vanilla Snowball. Perfectly moist and dense cake with the quality buttercream I expect in a designer cake. Hit the spot. And there are enough flavors of ice cream available to sweeten the deal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 42 Bearskin Neck, Rockport, MA 01966
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: 978-852-8282

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Bakery
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?