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110 Commonwealth Avenue, Concord, MA
978.610.6248
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Wonderful ice cream. We were outdone by the small cones - next time it will be kiddie cones for me. With four scoops to a small waffle cone, I can't imagine the size of a medium or large. There were many flavors - but my eyes never made it past the peppermint truffle - which was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderful ice cream. We were outdone by the small cones - next time it will be kiddie cones for me. With four scoops to a small waffle cone, I can't imagine the size of a medium or large. There were many flavors - but my eyes never made it past the peppermint truffle - which was delicious.

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Whitinsville, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Wonderful ice cream with a ton of both "regular" and out-of-the-box flavors. You can sample anything you want. It's on the almost pricey side, but the portions are massive (especially if you get it in a waffle cone, almost double what you get in a dish...), so when you factor that in, the value is there. My friends from Indiana... More 

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Palo Alto, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

ice cream is pretty good. Personally prefer Rancatore's in Lexington for hard serve and Bedford Farms in Concord for softserve but this is a solid spot. Anywhere else in the US this place would be out of this world but Boston is chock-full of amazing ice cream spots.

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Boxborough, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is a very popular place. Went there with a group of kids after a soccer game, and as expected there were other teams there also. A little bit of a wait - but not too long. I think it takes time because the kids could not figure out quickly which flavor to get. But most importantly - the ice... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

Go get a crepe - just wished they made the at night- they cut off making them in the late afternoon. Try the Nutella ice cream too!!

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Concord, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Stay away from the Vanilla. The other flavors are spot on. A bit pricey but, you get what you pay for.

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Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Terrific range of traditional and special concoctions. The ice cream is dense and creamy...the way ice cream should be! You can sample before you decide which flavors to buy. There are co RS, cups, sundaes, banana splits, coffee drinks..... Very nice sitting area with cute pictures of vegetables and celebrity-vegetable sketches from a local farm. Gotta see them to believe... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is one of my favorite ice cream shoppes. It is never overly busy, has great homemade ice cream and a very nice selection of always changing flavors. This is on a main street in West Concord but in the evening the street is pleasantly quiet. This is a great spot to have an ice cream cone and sit on... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Great ice cream, interesting flavors, lots of options and delicious crepes. Easy parking and a porch to sit and relax.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

As a West Concord resident of an ice cream loving family, Reason's is our go-to ice cream. Great local feel, lots of friends and neighbors hanging around. According to the connoisseurs in our family, the ice cream is among the best, although some of the choc-a-holics would see more chocolate focused flavors.

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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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