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J.P. Licks Homemade Ice Cream Cafe

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63 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5801
+1 781-416-1799
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 12:00 am
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed January 9, 2017

Been here several times - love it!!! It's like home made ice cream and more Be careful with the portions, can get really big! Took my mom here and she also liked it

Thank Ufara
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed October 26, 2016

Had a mix of coffee crunch toffee and brownie mix. Really excellent on a lovely fall day and the server was so pleasant and friendly!

Thank Angela S
Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 12, 2016

JP Licks ice cream is delicious - best ice cream in the Metro West area.This is a great place to go for a treat - also has good coffee and hot chocolate.

Thank Jeany B
abu dhabi
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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed September 5, 2016

The one downside is that I was only visiting the area. Now that I'm back overseas, I'm craving this place but can't get to it! It really does put all other ice cream places to shame, especially other chains. The brownie sundae was amazing. The staff were really accommodating with topping substitutions and basically whatever you wanted. Thick, flavorful ice... More 

Thank ynwanfield
Natick, Massachusetts
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream and coffee, good variety of flavors! Good spot to sit and talk w the kids over an ice cream after school...

Thank MaryAnn C
Westport, Connecticut
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130 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed June 2, 2016

What is summer in New England without ice cream? Well, after you try the rest, make certain that you go to Wellesley and visit J.P.Licks. In addition to ice cream and frozen yogurt, this store has sodas, floats (cabinets), shakes and malts (all of which are good), ice cream cakes, both inside and outside seating (where one can watch time... More 

Thank WGibson648
Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I am in a diet and yet the delicious variety of ice cream and the casual community-friendly presentation of it endears me to JP Licks somehow, I prefer this to the clinically clean presentation of other ice cream / frozen yoghurt places.

Thank TheMusiks
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed May 17, 2016

The shop offers many great flavours of traditional ice cream on sugar cones. It is a very nice area for a stroll and window shopping.

Thank jojobean
Natick, MA
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143 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed April 9, 2016

JP Lick's is a Wellesley Center favorite for ice cream, frozen yogurt, coffee and espresso drinks, and baked goods, however, it's not cheap. I recommend the rum raisin ice cream -- tasty with plump, juicy raisins; coffee and espresso drinks - especially the cafe mocha made with their fudge sauce; and Oreo ice cream cake. Friendly staff happily provide ice... More 

Thank HMFoodie
Boston, Massachusetts
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411 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Can't go wrong with J.P. Licks. Always good ice cream choices. They make really good (though expensive) ice cream cakes.

Thank Adam R

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 63 Central St, Wellesley, MA 02482-5801
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Wellesley
  • Phone Number: +1 781-416-1799
Store Hours: Sunday - Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM, Friday - Saturday 9:00 AM - 12:00 AM

J.P. Licks specializes in quality homemade ice cream and frozen yogurt and home-roasted coffee. Since 1981 they've been creating a variety of quality flavors. From childhood favorites to exciting seasonal creations, and dairy free and vegan ice cream, there's something for everyone who walks through the door.

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