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J.P. Licks

Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
+1 617-666-5079
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Ranked #36 of 249 Restaurants in Somerville
Price range: $1 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert, Ice Cream, Café
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Somerville, Massachusetts
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I am glad I have not disciovered JP Licks before this because I would weigh about 400 pounds. Their stuff is excellent. This location is modest in size and selection compared with the store in Jamaica Plain, so I wouldn;t make a huge special trip, but it's certainly worth a jaunt if you're in the general Davis area.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Well worth the 15 minute wait in line....sat in Davis Square to enjoy our ice cream cones listening the the music!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We loved JP Licks and came twice during our week in Boston. I loved the funky flavors like PB Oreo and their Strawberry is fresh and creamy--tastes as good as homemade! Lines go fast and its affordable for dessert.

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Dundalk, Ireland
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

Went to this place for desert and the girl who served us was brilliant . Let us try lots of different Ice creams before we picked which one we wanted . The ice cream and hot choc is the best I have ever tasted . I would highly recommend a visit to this gem.

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Amherst, Massachusetts, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We went to JP Licks after a show at the Somerville Theatre recently and had one of the best cups of hot chocolate ever! DELICIOUS!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013 via mobile

Good ice cream great flavors, me and my wife love coming here after dinner on warm nights. The star is friendly and the service keeps us coming back. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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46 reviews 46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

i don't know why people are crazy for JP Licks. their coffee is bad, and their ice cream is just average. The one in Davis Square has a nice location though. There's public seating in front of it so you could use those seats if the place is full. It's actually pretty small and full most of the time.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

Yummy ice cream. We walk here often. It is located in the middle of Davis Square. Often there is a line out the door...... deservedly so! Nothing like getting an ice cream cone and sitting out in the square and listening to a street musician in the summer. Ahhhh.

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East Lansing, Michigan, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I had a frappe, not what I call it, but definitely amazing. I would suggest this to anyone visiting Davis Square.

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Hartford, CT
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62 reviews 62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

So years and years ago I went to college in Boston and lived there afterwards too. Back in the day we'd go to JP Licks on Newbury Street and they would have 8-10 flavors of softserv and they were amazing. I remember some oatmeal cookie flavor that was out of this world!! While recently visiting Tufts I stopped in to... More

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