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J.P. Licks

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West Roxbury, 661 Vfw Parkway, Boston, MA 02467
+1 617-325-1516
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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40 reviews
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Reviewed February 13, 2017

JP Licks has the best Ice Cream in Boston, hands down. I have never been disappointed. The pistachio hemp is an exotic flavor that is pretty good. We typically go a few times a season to try their new flavors. Overall couldn't ask for anything more from an ice cream place

Thank Sanddollar10112
Boston, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Been here a million times, but, this is my first review. Great place! Friendly staff, easy parking and and the ice cream is handmade and the best in the city. Oreo "overload" is my favorite. Cookies and Cream is also an excellent flavor along with their Cookie Dough. Try their brownies, too. They are always fresh and taste delicious. Great... More 

Thank Derek R
Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Have tried to "like" for years Rarely have innovative new flavors Main gripe is sorely lacking Chocoholic Options Oh well Phish Food wins out again

Thank alysiabb
2 reviews
Reviewed June 15, 2016

If you've been really, really good, then you deserve JP Licks. Try some of their monthly specials. Their milkshakes are devine. They even have no sugar soft ice cream that my diabetic brother can enjoy! I try to be really, really good as often as possible when there's JP Licks on the line.

Thank Jeanne G
New Jersey
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70 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Stopped in after a lunch at Bertucci's. Always a treat to go to any of their shops! On this visit I had the Maple Walnut (of course they have a different name) and it is my absolute favorite (as of today). Smooth and creamy and no skimping on flavor or nuts. Next time I'll try with chocolate sauce! Yum yum... More 

Thank FoleyBrown
Boston, Massachusetts
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137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed April 26, 2015

If you don't mind overpaying for ice cream, you'll be happy here. Great ice cream, unique flavors, a variety of toppings - all consistent. The coffee is, I find, hit or miss. I skip the baked goods. The milkshakes are amazing, and the peanut butter cup sundae is perfection. But it is PRICY. You won't get out of here for... More 

Thank mom2tristanella
Boston, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed November 18, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

JP Licks is awesome. They have multiple locations in town. We have been to at least 3 different locations, numerous times in the last couple months. Great, unique flavors. They also have some classics like Ice Cream Float, Banana Split and so on. Their Hot Chocolate isn't bad either. Our favorite flavor is Cookies and Cream. It's just the best... More 

Thank Nakul G
Newton, Massachusetts
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2014

This is the second JP Licks I have visited. The servers are friendly, the ice cream is delicious, and the store is clean with inside seating. If you are feeling like trying a flavor not always found in ice cream shops, I recommend the pistachio ice cream.

Thank Obake14
Boston, Massachusetts
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2014

so have been to 3 jp licks ice cream stores. I like them all but West Roxbury has the friendliest servers. Always please and thank you, and friendly people.

Thank Nance Z

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: West Roxbury, 661 Vfw Parkway, Boston, MA 02467
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-325-1516

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