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J.P. Licks

#15 of 96 Dessert in Boston
#307 of 2,708 Places to Eat in Boston
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Beacon Hill, 150 Charles Street, Boston, MA 02114
+1 857-233-2771
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Framingham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staff offered no interest or enthusiasm. Not sure the person I had knew what he was doing to make a mocha frappe. I had to give him hints and directions not only on mocha flavor but frappe. Possible he was new.

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Thank Les B
Wood-Ridge, NJ
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 19, 2017 via mobile

Really good specialty flavor ice cream inspired by girl scout cookies. Delicious. Not cheap but . . . Oh well. Also, funny guys working the store. Charming Beyonce loving men (at least one was because he selected the tunes).

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1 Thank Denise W
London, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Ordered a decaf espresso. Horrible bitter taste. Undrinkable. Even Starbucks (which I hate) make better coffee than this.

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Thank Charles W
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Well they claimed to serve the best hot chocolate in Boston so that's what I went for. It was a cold wet day and inside was cool (not freezing but wear you hoodie weather). They had run out of cinnamon and medium cups. I asked for a couple of drinks and cakes. The person serving me was as forgetful as,... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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136 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016

A popular stop among the tempting eateries in Beacon Hill. Imaginative flavours with specials to suit the times.

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Thank Selwyn C
Narragansett, Rhode Island
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61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

Mom and I were walking down boylston and were in need of a sweet and creamy treat and came across JP Licks which I've been seeing all over instagram with their decadent flavorful creations ! To my surprise there were all sorts of flavors to choose from like (coffee oreo ) which mom thoroughly enjoyed it was bursting with robust... More 

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Japan
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198 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Some of us wanted ice cream and luckily found this place. Very nice ice cream, and many flavors to choose from. I had a chocolate chip brownie, which was great. Some seating inside, and benches out front, so it was nice to sit outside in the sun and eat. They initially misheard my order for a brownie, bringing a cookie,... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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90 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016 via mobile

Nice quiet place to have some ice cream and coffee. Stopped in during a weekday and it was fairly quiet and there was no line.

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Thank Kevin K
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

Fab coffee from here and special mention for the hot chocolate. You have to queue though... sometimes quite a queue.

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Thank Brid M
Calgary, Canada
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

The coconut almond chip ice cream was so good that I went back 2 days in a row. If you like ice cream do not miss this.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Beacon Hill

Neighborhood Profile
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 path. Make sure to meander down Charles street to poke into boutiques and antique shops, cafes, and restaurants on this quaint shopping street. Don’t forget to catch a glimpse up close of the State House with its beautiful and iconic dome.
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