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Carmen's Italian Ice

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1115 Nelson St, Rockville, MD 20850-2030
301-545-1154
Today
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 10:30 pm
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College Park, Maryland
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't think custard could be so good! There really is no real great way to describe this without eating it. Its right off I-270, 30 minutes from DC!

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Potomac, Maryland
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223 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

Custard/ices/custard--how great is that?! Delicious custard. Lots of flavors of ices. Large portions. Reasonable prices.

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Marietta, Georgia
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182 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best dessert venue I have ever seen. Everything we had was the best. If you don't go you won't know what you're missing!

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Thank Jwvv
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

A local favorite for our family! There is something for everyone! We love going on the 8th of the month for JAYDEN's day which gets you half of gelatis!

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Thank Darasl
Washington DC
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82 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having had fozen custard in Wisconsin, I am spoiled. Hard to find custard in teh Mid Atlantic, but stumbled across Carmen's. Unlike most places, they serve Jersey style custard which is a little less rich and lighter in texture. They also had 5 flavors to choose from as opposed to 3 in most other places. They also have Italian ices... More 

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Thank lee510
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I am not a huge fan of ices but I know that people love them here. Their custard is beyond amazing. Great flavor selection and very delicious!

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Thank Josh S
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

Worth your trip I came all the way from Florida so you cannot miss with this local place. I had custard and Ice mixed -pineapple is my favorite.

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Thank MHTIII
On The Road
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

What can I say? Carmen's was AMAZING! We were in the area for the Cherry Blossom Festival. Our trip to Carmen's was the perfect accompaniment to our official kick off to spring/summer! The service was so friendly, and the custard and Italian Ice was delicious! So many flavor combinations, creative marketing and sales strategies really invite customers to try it... More 

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Thank admit_it
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Carmen's Italian Ice is a wonderful neighborhood establishment that the surrounding community absolutely loves. The cost is quite reasonable and the treats, especially the ices, are top notch, all served by a friendly staff.

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Sacramento, California
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Surprisingly friendly with special kid's space but lots of humor and fun for adults too, and most importantly extremely tasty Italian ice the way it was served up in NY or NJ in white crinkly paper cups 1/2 century ago. A Rockville gem.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Nelson St, Rockville, MD 20850-2030
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: 301-545-1154

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?