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Toscanini's Ice Cream

899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
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Ranked #3 of 542 Restaurants in Cambridge
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $20
Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Dessert, Fast Food, Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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La Mirada, California
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140 reviews 140 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The ice cream was good. I am not sure I would say the best I have ever had but yummy. Definitely a college hang out place and I liked that they did not cheat you on the serving size especially for what you pay for a scoop!

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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68 reviews 68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Come here for the best ice cream in New England! They also have great coffee - try the vanilla latte infused with real vanilla beans. I lived in Cambridge for 6 years during college and graduate school and I would come here ~5 days a week to write my thesis. Lines are long, but that's because it's so good. Love... More

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Burlington, Massachusetts
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

As a Massachusetts local, I've been to Toscanini's a few dozen times over the course of my 20 odd years. However, I had never tried the affogato here before. A few weeks ago, I wandered into Toscanini's with a group of friends for an after-dinner dessert. I decided to not just get an ice cream but the affogato, in which... More

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Medford, Massachusetts, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I was there with a couple of friends after a late sushi dinner a bit farther up the street, and we had 3 fantastic flavors of ice cream. What a treat! You could tell it was great just by the line of people, and we were not disappointed. They have some very interesting flavors and it varies from day to... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We've eaten 3 different flavours and they were quit nice. The price is decent, too. I have found better ice creams in cambridge, like j p licks.

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Highland Park, Illinois
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241 reviews 241 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you have ever been to Zingerman's Deli in Ann Arbor Michigan the vibe in this Cambridge ice cream parlor is similar. Kind of hippy dippy with super high quality. The wait staff is young and friendly. I walked in and my eye was immediately drawn to the burnt caramel flavor. I asked of a scoop of that and one... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

So many great choices. I had the burnt caramel and banana pudding. It was delicious. It would have gotten a better rating if there were more comfortable seating and a little cleaner. I would still visit again for the ice cream!

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85 reviews 85 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

This was really good ice cream. It was a nice walk from the Kendall hotel. No waiting. Walked in right up to the counter. Lots of cool flavors and different flavors to pick from.

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White River Junction, Vermont
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great location for an ice cream. Line moves fast. Pretty expensive but enjoyed our treat while exploring the area.

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Roswell, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

Loved the place. Excellent ice cream with some very daring flavor choices. Some work, some don't -- that's the fun!

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