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110 Commonwealth Avenue, Concord, MA
978.610.6248
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best ice cream outside of...

anywhere! This is rich, creative, home-made style ice cream. Totally worth the calories-splurge. It's also open until 9:00pm in West Concord where the sidewalks are often rolled up at other establishments by then. I've been three times and should brave the rotary to get there from Concord more... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Boston, Mass.
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Boston, Mass.
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64 reviews 64 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

anywhere! This is rich, creative, home-made style ice cream. Totally worth the calories-splurge. It's also open until 9:00pm in West Concord where the sidewalks are often rolled up at other establishments by then. I've been three times and should brave the rotary to get there from Concord more often. It's still raging winter but this delicious ice cream will make... More 

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Concord MA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

terrific, handmade ice creams and sorbets and crepes! LOVE choc with chili pepper, ginger and classics (vanilla, choc & choc chip mint) ALL superior flavors due to fresh, organic ingredients

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Kaysville, Utah
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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This is a great place for lovers of ice cream, dozens of fun flavors as well as classics. The staff was very helpful and patient as they let us sample to narrow our choices. You can choose multiple flavors so between the four us in our party we were able to indulge in many different experiences from dark chocolate to... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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48 reviews 48 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Three words: BEST. ICE CREAM. EVER. (Ok, that's four, but you get the idea.) Flavors are deep and true. I have never tasted such incredibly rich chocolate ice cream. Creamy and intense. Prices were reasonable considering how large the portions were. Well worth a trip if you are in the area.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Ice cream good but not as good as Italian gelato. Flavors can be a little too busy with ingredients. A little too expensive. Some servers can be very distracted and not focus in their job.

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Daventry
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4 reviews 4 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Called in here whilst in the Boston area after reading the reviews and was not disappointed, this is ice cream heaven, served by angels! It was gone half eight at night, just before closing, so they must have had about enough of it by then but were cheerful and helpful, in spite of that. I managed to restrict myself to... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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200 reviews 200 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
142 helpful votes 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The ice cream here is the real deal. Only the best ingredients are used - and you can tell from the Belgian chocolate. Diets are doomed.

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Concord, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

I am so lucky- I live down the street from RTBC! I actually east LESS ice cream since they opened up, because every other ice cream now pales in comparison so I do ntp eat it. Once you try RTBC, you will not be able to eat another brand. Worth every calorie. (also, my husband is a coffee snob and... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Always love popping in with the family for some of RTBC's amazing ice-cream and coffee. The atmosphere is always welcoming and friendly. It is immaculate and delicious.!

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Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014 via mobile

This little place isn't far from where I live and I've detoured off route 2 a dozen times when ice cream seemed a very good idea. Lately though it's been their affogato that drags me in. Sweet cream ice cream on top of espresso is about a perfect pick me up after a day of errands or an earlier meal... More 

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  • Address: 110 Commonwealth Avenue, Concord, MA
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 978.610.6248

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  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

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