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Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant

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743 Washington St, Newton, MA 02460-1701
+1 617-964-9200
Fri - Sat 8:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Cleveland, Ohio
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248 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 big kitchen is, but restaurant was crowded. Seemed to wait longer then it should have... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 cream and the service then it is wonderful.

Thank Eyvonne K
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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
Cody, Wyoming
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73 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 the ice cream, yummy. On a Wednesday evening the crowd started to clear out about... More 

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 strawberry, hot fudge, pineapple toppings with whipped cream n nuts. What can I say? Although... 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 More 

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110 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 of flavours and additions. Reasonably priced and the service was good.

Thank digitalcamera
London, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 ice cream and so many options that it's hard to choose. The lunch menu isn't... More 

Thank LV23
Athens, Georgia
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62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

We love discovering the places that the locals go to for meals. We were impressed with the friendly staff & owners, our sandwiches were plentiful and excellent. Highly recommend the chicken salad sandwich. The french fries were perfect. Make sure to leave room for ice cream after your meal. Our Sundaes were so good! We highly recommend Cabot's to travelers... More 

Thank Mark S
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54 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

The sundae / ice cream menu is enormous, there are so many offerings it's hard to choose just one topping and the portions are huge! What's not to like? Everyone left happy, smiling and full. Perfect ending to a fun night. The only suggestions I have is that they need to clean the place more frequently. The floors are very... More 

Thank pickyeater15
Victoria, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

First time to Cabot's Ice cream & restaurant and now i can see why there is always a long line up to get in. Thanks to my cousins for taking my husband & i there for a late night dessert. The ice cream sundaes that we had was FANTASTIC! I love watching the staff make the ice cream orders for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, 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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?