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Abbotts Frozen Custard

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934 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Boston MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Only eight flavor choices - black raspberry and chocolate almond yummy. Prices reasonable. Only serve cake cones. A few benches, or sit outside.

Thank mpd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you've never had frozen custard (more eggs than ice cream), run to Abbott's! So smooth and creamy. We tried the coffee, fresh strawberry and vanilla and we'll be back! The single scoop was a generous portion. They also offer a kiddie size and double scoops along with sundaes, milkshakes, floats, flurries, novelties, cakes, pies and pints to take home.

Thank PreppySue
Boston, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

Stopped in after dinner next door, great little spot and I do mean little, this place must get packed on a beautiful day. Great choices of custard in various cones, sundaes and shakes as well as ice cream pies. Went for the peanut butter sundae and it was an excellent choice for my wife and I to split

Thank nichan
Dover, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Good but expensive!!! This hole in the wall in Needham is friendly but has no or little eating space.

Thank pondflower
Medfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

In the spring and summer months, I travel 20 min in each direction for a taste of Abbotts Frozen Custard. It's the BEST around!!!

Thank Allyb7090
new england
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

This is one of the three "soft serve" frozen dessert places I go out of my way to visit in Greater Boston. (The other two are the HarvardSquare and PorterSquare "Berryline" Frozen Yogurt stores in Cambridge).

Thank gams1000
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015

Always good for a nice dessert. A lot of yummy flavors. I can't really tell the difference between frozen custard and ice cream, but either way it's delicious!

Thank Adam R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Better than ice cream, and I LOVE ice cream! Great treat, especially on a warm summer evening. A summer tradition, but good any time of the year.

Thank jonb0730
Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

WOW, if you're looking for ice cream go somewhere else. This Custard is really something special. Very tasty and the price is good. You get the best for your money.

Thank MickeyHacohen
Boston MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I love, love, love the frozen custard they serve. My favorite is the chocolate almond. It is so creamy, smooth and almost buttery. Addictive!

Thank sagvig

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 934 Great Plain Avenue, Needham, MA 02492
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: 781-444-9908

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