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Schoolhouse Ice Cream

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749 Route 28, Harwich Port, Harwich, MA 02646-1410
(508) 432-7355
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Fairfax, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a nice little ice cream place that has lots of interesting flavors to choose from. It has indoor and outdoor seating (on the patio or porch), so you can enjoy your treat outdoors, but in the shade.

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Hanover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped at the Schoolhouse Ice Cream yesterday for an afternoon treat and was glad I did. I had a small peppermint ice cream cone which was very generous. The ice cream was fresh and creamy. Super place for a treat.

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Jersey City, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Luckily, we were told about SchoolHouse on the first day of our vacation by the mother of the woman who we rented our cottage from in Chatham. She said, "Don't go anywhere else. They have the best ice cream." Usually I take this type of comment with a grain of salt. Not in this instance. If anything, she may have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream, lots of flavors and generous portions. Our new family favorite. A small is two large scoops.

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Hartford
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious variety of flavors. The rental agent for our vacation house recommended it as the best homemade ice cream in the area. She was right! LARGE scoops. Very friendly staff. I suggest you order the next size up. Only 50 cents more and one more huge scoop. We always order it in a cup with the cone on top. Seems... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped here after dinner on a recent trip, wanting something slightly sweet and refreshing, and the blackberry sorbet was just the thing - delicious!

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West Yarmouth, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After eating some really poor ice cream on the Cape this summer, I was SO happy to have found this place. I ordered the frozen pudding and my husband ordered triple chocolate. Both were exquisitely delicious. Better than any supermarket ice cream. Definitely tasted homemade. Yummo! We will definitely go back. Be forewarned though: it is pricey at $4.50 for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice place and great ice cream. Thought it would be a little better for the cost. Seems to be a very popular place and it is on the Cape so prices may be worth it. Definitely good food and service.

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Boston, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cute little place with great ice cream! I liked the maraschino cherry/chocolate flavor. Not sure if this is better than Sundae School...I would have to do a side by side comparison! I do think the portions are a bit bigger. Friendly service and lots of different flavors to choose from.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I always love going to Sundae School but Schoolhouse is simply a better deal all the way around. You get bigger servings and they have a good selection of flavors for about the same price as SS. Try the Irish Whiskey Coffee!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 749 Route 28, Harwich Port, Harwich, MA 02646-1410
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Harwich  >  Harwich Port
  • Phone Number: (508) 432-7355

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