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Reasons to be Cheerful

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110 Commonwealth Avenue, Concord, MA
978.610.6248
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Dining options: Lunch, Coffee & Tea

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Crepes yummy

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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Concord, Massachusetts
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Concord, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW 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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
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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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
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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Boston, Mass.
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69 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 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 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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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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Address: 110 Commonwealth Avenue, Concord, MA
Phone Number: 978.610.6248
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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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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