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Rancatore's Ice Cream and Yogurt

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1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Pepperell, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work nearby, so once in a while I round up a few coworkers and we go for ice cream. The flavor just explodes out of this stuff! Heavenly chocolate and coffee. And it's really dense and creamy. Not cheap, though, so it's an occasional treat. But if you're touring the town or taking a break from the bike trail,... More 

Thank NiskyKid
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ice cream, but I do not always love their flavor selection. But even still it has quality ice cream that doesn't seem artificial.

Thank Nataliec50
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357 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The mango sorbet had an unexpected tang to it, but the milk chocolate ice cream was quite tasty, The staff are pleasant and helpful.

1 Thank Gus B
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted something sweet after my dinner. Quaint little town, great ice cream, friendly service for an out of towner even though the place was slammed. I'm picky about Ice cream and can't complain!

1 Thank jennydpugh
Lexington, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

Lots of flavors. Always fresh. Friendly help - mostly high school and college students. An institution in town. We need more independent shops in Lexington! Please support Rancatore's!

2 Thank Beth Z
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Great place for ice cream with a good range of flavours. They also sell by t e tub to take home for later if you prefer., There are tables to sit at and a water fountain you can fill your waterbottle or they supply cups.

3 Thank BornToExplore1
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50 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is by far the best ice cream on the planet! we've had ice cream in every major city that we have travelled to and this is the BEST! not sure how they do it or what their secret is but nothing compares to Rancatore's! it's impossible to recommend a favourite flavour because everything is amazing. It's home made, not... More 

2 Thank Vin_2013
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78 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Not as good as its reputation. Quality is mediocre and the prices are high. Some of the ice cream I've had here had crystallized. Disappointing. Staff is not interested in their jobs.

3 Thank William T
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

hit the ice cream after the trolley tour. had several Tastes and the staff was pleasant. Ice cream was very good. nice atmosphere. got coupon from trolley for buy one get one free

2 Thank Discounttime
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Judging by the number of people going in and out, we knew this was a place we needed to try! So glad we did! The staff were friendly and knowledgeable and the ice cream was delicious!

3 Thank 53katieh

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 17818625090
"rancs LOVE!" These two words have come to define who we are as a company and as member of our communities. "rancs LOVE" defines how we treat our team of local kids, our partners and our guests. "rancs LOVE' is what goes into every cup, cone, cake and coffee we make. "rancs LOVE" is that beacon in the sky that drives us to constantly improve, to make great ice cream and to bring happiness to your day. "rancs LOVE" drips down the side of the cone and we scrape every last drop out of those cool lime green cups. "rancs LOVE" is that slurping empty straw sound we all dread. come by and see "rancs LOVE" for yourself

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?