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Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
+1 617-666-5079
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Springfield, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you're in Davis Square, check the place out. A favorite of locals (and those of us visiting locals). There's always a line, but they serve quickly. Very little seating inside (maybe two seats?), but you can people watch from the benches and tables in the square.

Thank FredLikesToTravel
Albany, New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

My daughter and I ordered our ice cream. Hers in a dish with sprinkles mine in a pretzel cone. She went to the register and said those exact orders and paid. Hers comes out without sprinkles she says can i have my sprinkles please. Register guy goes over whispering that we didn't pay for sprinkles??? We told both people sprinkles,... More 

Thank plr1114
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

Black shop, blackboard with all the endless tastes of ice cream, frozen yogurt and coffee! Everything soooo good! Take the loyalty card!

Thank Piccipiccichock
NYC and Greenwich, CT
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Had lunch at Boston Burger next door... walked over for a refreshing taste of cold and sweet. Tried their monthly flavor - Peach - fantastic. You can really taste the summer - not overly sweet, refreshing and definitely the taste of tree-ripe peaches comes through.

Thank NYCandCT
Chennai (Madras), India
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

The ice cream tasted excellent. Service was great. The serving size is huge even for a small. The store is located in Davis Square where there was a lot of activity on a weekend.

Thank skand3
Toronto, Canada
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1,327 reviews
627 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 403 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

After catching a nice show at the Davis Square Theatre, there is only one thing left to do to cap off a perfect evening of live theatre... that's right... ICE CREAM! I know this place was good the moment I saw the giant line, or a lot of people were drunk. I'm fine with either as my ice cream was... More 

Thank James A
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 19, 2016

I'm used to custard so I stuck my nose up to plain old ice cream. I'm telling you though, the maple buttah walnut is sooooo good! I now know why people wait in line

Thank sbf2004
Somerville, MA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 13, 2016

Fancy Ice cream. Classic shop around forever. If you've got $30 to buy your family of four sundaes go for it.

Thank melikefood
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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177 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016

There are many flavors of ice cream and yogurt. The ice cream was ok - I was a bit disappointed. It wasn't as flavorful as I had expected.

Thank 2goldensmom111
San Francisco, California
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650 reviews
443 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Had dessert here one last time during graduation weekend. If there is something special about JPL, I don't get it - seems like ultra-ordinary ice cream to me. Long and slow moving lines when we visited.

Thank Yog-Sothoth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-5079

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?