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Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant

743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
+1 617-964-9200
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“sundae” (34 reviews)
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743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
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Reviewed 6 days ago

OMG. I've found a piece of Heaven... Real Old Fashioned, Rich, Thick & Yummy Chocolate Fudge Sauce - the kind that leaves You smiling and is so thick that your teeth are smeared in Chocolate! And with Whipped Cream, with a couple of pieces of...More

Thank Jo Ann G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream is amazing. Wide selection and the sundaes are fantastic. The service is perfect. All other food is also good.

Thank Tibor Endre W
Reviewed April 10, 2017

To be honest, this place is known for awesome ice cream creations yet be careful coming here for dinner. The place is mobbed with large parties and lots of kids. Hubby & I heard they also have great food and flame broiled burgers. So we...More

Thank lighthouselady63
Reviewed February 26, 2017 via mobile

Went for dinner and dessert. Need to pick your spots, otherwise will likely wait. Big menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Breakfast served all day. Food good. Only complaint is that they are on the slow side when it comes to food. Not sure how...More

Thank mikeys2
Reviewed February 18, 2017

I am negligent in not writing a review before now. My family and I love this place. We have only been there for the ice cream so I don't know how any of the food is. If it is nearly as good as the ice...More

Thank Eyvonne K
Reviewed February 8, 2017 via mobile

Rolled out of Boston and needed a quick lunch. Cabots! Diner style food, I believe breakfast all day and great ice cream! Cash only no credit cards

Thank Robert B
Reviewed October 19, 2016

Philly cheesesteak with onion petals. For desert hot fudge sundae as I did not have room for my favorite, Testing one-two-three-four which has four scoops of ice cream. All of the food there is great tasting and great variety but I really go there for...More

Thank Just_Plain_Ornery
Reviewed September 25, 2016

When I want that special sundae this is the place I go. Been there for ages its reputation speaks for itself. Other than one other place which is in Waltham this is where to be. My favorite is without a doubt chocolate ice cream with...More

Thank DorchesterSteve
Joe P, Owner at Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed...Great time of year for the Fall flavors and sundaes Combos. See you soon and Thank you for taking the time to review us

Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

We can understand why this is a neighbourhood favourite. We went with our family - three generations. The menu wasn't fancy but there were enough choices for everyone. The best part, or course, was dessert. Be sure to try the frozen yogurt with your choice...More

Thank digitalcamera
Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Cabots is a must do in Newton. For breakfast or lunch or just and ice cream break, stop in and visit them. Sit at the counter or by them window and watch the trucks drive by as my kids like to do. They have amazing...More

Thank LV23
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $20
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
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.