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J.P. Licks

Beacon Hill, 150 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
+1 857-233-2771
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“ice cream” (59 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (7 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Beacon Hill, 150 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Heard a lot about this ice cream. We were very pleased with the ice cream. The ice cream was smooth and had large pieces product. Will come back to try other flavors.

Thank T P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted ice cream so went out of our way to go to this place because of the reviews. Icecream was nothing special and very expensive. Place was packed with very little seating.

Thank fiesty1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My first JP Licks was a long time ago in Cambridge. Very good, high quality, ice cream. My vanilla cone was excellent and creamy. Good service.

Reviewed July 29, 2018

I'm not one to wait in line for ice cream, but in this case I'm glad I did. I had the brownie batter and peanut butter cookies and cream. Both were delicious!

Thank sdo47802
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

The ice cream is the same as any other place you go. Nothing special but it’s way over priced . Paid 25$ for 4 small ice creams with one topping . Outrageous . Skip it and save money

Thank Wjt18
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Great little place to go for a treat. In the middle of Charles St. Convenient and close to other eateries, shopping, the Commons, etc.

Thank Tnilinger
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Seeking relief from the summer heat, we stopped into JP Licks for a break! While I just got iced coffee, the line was long for homemade ice cream which looked wonderful! A great place to relax for a bit and enjoy a treat!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed June 19, 2018

The ice cream is pretty good & prices are a bit high but that may be due to the location. I've had lots of great ice cream all over the country (& world) but this place hit the spot for the moment/location.

Thank makingtrails101
Reviewed June 15, 2018 via mobile

Their ice cream is the best. I got the rum raisin and the cookie dough it was so good. Hands down best ice cream spot in Boston.

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed June 12, 2018

Can only vouch for the ice cream. It was obviously homemade and excellent. Can get crowded and noisy with lots of kids. Prices were fair, but not a bargain.

Thank jme2628
Beacon Hill
Visit this historic and ritzy Boston neighborhood to
soak up its classic New England charm as you stroll
down cobblestoned, gas-lamp lined streets. Bring your
walking shoes, camera, and select a nice day to wander
through the hilly neighborhood and check out its
exclusive addresses. Louisburg Square, Mt. Vernon
street, Chestnut street and the extremely narrow and
widely photographed Acorn street make a nice walking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beacon Hill, 150 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Beacon Hill
  • Neighborhood: Beacon Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 857-233-2771
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