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Toscanini's Ice Cream

899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
617-491-5877
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Ranked #1 of 535 restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Dessert, Fast Food, Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Norwalk, Connecticut
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014 via mobile

A definite stop in Cambridge. The ice cream is super creamy and really flavorful. I tried the Mocha Chip which had a really strong coffee flavor with dark chocolate chips throughout. It was a delicious treat and you should definitely Stop in.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

We specially enjoyed the combination of burnt caramel, butter almond and salted caramel ice cream. Expect a line during summer months.

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Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
86 reviews 86 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

There's always a lineup here in the summer. I like it because they have many flavors that other shops doesn't and that is actually pretty good.

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Sudbury, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2014

High quality ice cream and interesting flavors. On my last visit I had "pancake". In the past I had gingerbread.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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211 reviews 211 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The ice cream here was awesome. A little pricey, but the selection of flavors made it worth it. They give free little tasting samples to see which flavor you really want, and honestly, that just made the decision harder! It was all yummy.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Located near MIT, it is a must try for people living in Cambridge, or visiting. A bit pricy, but the choices, flavor and ambience are great.

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Reno
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91 reviews 91 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2013

Wow, I love this place! The owner is awesome and so passionate about his product, which is amazing. I had both coffee and ice cream and both were over the top. Service was also fast and friendly. This place is a home run - don't miss it!

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

We decided to try Toscanini's after reading about their awards. We were not let down, the B3 is uniquely delicious and one of my favorite flavors. We have gone back to and tried multiple flavors, from sour cream to hydrox cookie and all have been great. While they are a little pricey and the seating is limited if you are... More

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Newton, Massachusetts
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69 reviews 69 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

No doubt, the best ice cream in Boston. Just the names of the amazing flavor is a celebration by itself. So there's a very loud and colorful party going on in your brain and it's so hard to make a decision. I saw large families or group of friends all standing by the counter, trying to taste everything (and the... More

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Hoover, Alabama
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64 reviews 64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

We wanted ice cream after a nice Mexican dinner, and found this on Google Maps. What a treat! The place was packed on a cold night, yet the staff moved people along quickly. Specialty ice cream and great coffee makes for the perfect end to a casual night out. I had the Ginger Snap and Molasses ice cream, and everyone... More

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