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Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant

743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
+1 617-964-9200
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ice cream” (83 reviews)
“sundae” (38 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
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Reviewed March 26, 2018

Good diner style food, and Ice cream parlor treats. Great ice cream, well priced. Beware: on Friday late afternoon til 9 pm it becomes a middle school hang out.

Thank genserleslie
Reviewed February 21, 2018 via mobile

Have been to Cabot’s many times. Ice cream never disappoints. Service is spotty. This past time it was poor at best. Didn’t see a server for about 10 minutes after sitting down, and we were right at the end of the counter where the servers...More

Thank mikeys2
Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

I live abroad and you can only get a proper sundae in the US. Cabot’s are second to none. The decor is old fashioned diner style and service friendly. It’s always busy. The ice cream flavours are numerous, the servings are generous. I had been...More

Thank SallyWLondon
Reviewed December 12, 2017

A fun, fun place. The colors are bright white and red with counter and booths like you would see in movies featuring 50's diners. A very extensive menu selection includes an assortment of flavors of ice cream and toppings served in dishes or cones. A...More

Thank NottageCottageHawaii
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is the best ICE CREAM in the area!! AWESOME!!. It's always very crowded which tells you how good it is! I love stopping by in the fall. Their pumpkin ice cream is AMAZING!!!

Thank Lovetotravelforfun
Reviewed October 23, 2017

It's a great place to stop off on a hot day. Or on a warm day. Or on an average day. Or a cool day. Or even a cold day. Great ice cream and yogurt, with tons of flavors and even more toppings if you...More

Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Cabot's has a gear buzz. People of all ages gather there for breakfast, lunch, supper and dessert! We love the cheesy fries. As a vegetarian, I appreciate the salad with veggie burger topping. The food is fresh and the servers are younger, energetic and extremely...More

Thank RJvacations
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Our son took us here, so we were first timers. More ice cream flavors listed than I've ever seen. I ordered a sundae, the smallest size but just right for me! My spouse ordered one scoop in a cone -- I wish I had taken...More

Thank Richard H
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately my friend and I had to leave because of this restaurant's problem with flies. That really put a damper on my view because I heard such nice things about this place.

Thank bcham167
Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Very good family friendly restaurant and ice cream, seemed popular but ran out of a few flavors.....

Thank peypey141
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 10:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
8:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Newton
  • Phone Number: +1 617-964-9200
  • E-mail
Is a family owned and operated old-fashioned ice parlor. We are especially known for our generous portions of unique premium ice cream and frozen yogurt creations. As well as a full service family restaurant serving breakfast all day, lunch, dinner and late night treats. We serve homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt cakes & pies with party sundaes to accommodate over 200. all served in old fashioned style glasses made from our authentic soda fountainWe pride ourselves on bringing our customers quality, value and consistiecy.
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