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68 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
978-341-0000
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 10
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Absolutley The Best Ice Cream in Town

I had stopped having ice cream years ago, opting for the non-dairy alternative. A friend of mine suggested Bedford Farms, but it still took me about a year to get there. But once I did...omg, it is THE BEST tasting ice cream ever! My kids love it too and want to go there even when it's (clearly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Cheryll B
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Concord, Massachusetts
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Concord, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I had stopped having ice cream years ago, opting for the non-dairy alternative. A friend of mine suggested Bedford Farms, but it still took me about a year to get there. But once I did...omg, it is THE BEST tasting ice cream ever! My kids love it too and want to go there even when it's (clearly!) too cold to... More 

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Ice cream...many flavors...many sizes...all very delicious. Friendly high school students scoop it out. Reasonable prices. Worth a visit ...especially in the summer.

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Carlisle
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Bedford Farms has a great selection of flavors, some pretty unique. The ice cream is OK by New England standards. Kimball's Farm down the road in Carlisle has much better ice cream, but it can get very crowded and isn't open all year. We go to Bedford Farms when Kimball's is closed for the winter.

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Massachusetts
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169 reviews 169 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We go here even in the winter, the ice cream is that good. The portions are large, even a small is large, so we get the kiddy cone which is just right. Bedford Farms makes their own, and the ice cream pie is a favorite for grandchildren's birthdays.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

This place is completely underrated.. It's a hidden little gem with delicious flavors... And hug portions! A small is really a double-scoop, so be prepared... Highly recommended

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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

Good ice cream but not enough lighter fare choices. Staff is prompt, friendly, and good at their job.

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Delray Beach, FL
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70 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Whenever I visited Concord, I used to visit Bedford's rural location. Now that it's closed, I took a chance and risked the tourist traffic to see their in-town operation. Aside from an occasional chance to watch a passing railroad train, this location is no where near as scenic as the original, but the ice cream is still delicious and the... More 

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Farmington, CT
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70 reviews 70 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

We used Trip Advisor to find this place while visiting Minute Man National Park. They have great ice cream, both hard and soft. I tried the Green Monster which was mint with fudge and brownie. The kids size is more than enough and it hit the spot. This was a great place after a long day walking around the park.

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Los Angeles, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

I've heard a lot about Massachusetts ice cream stands being a big thing, and now I know that they are also talking about the portions! For about $4 I had a "small" ice cream that in reality was the size of a typical double-scoop. I had forgotten the recommendation given to me before I went to get the kiddie size.... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

The place is not big on ambience and seemed to be pretty much run by teenagers, but the ice cream was plentiful and delicious. Kids size is plenty big for most people! I got monster mash--pumpkin with Oreos and chocolate. Very delicious. I would definitely go again for a quick treat.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 68 Thoreau St, Concord, MA 01742-2409
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Concord
  • Phone Number: 978-341-0000

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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