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Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Boston, MA 02144
+1 617-666-5079
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Albany, New York
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank plr1114
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Thank Piccipiccichock
NYC and Greenwich, CT
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank NYCandCT
Toronto, Canada
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1,261 reviews
601 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 372 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank James A
illinois
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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

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Thank sbf2004
Somerville, MA
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank melikefood
Attleboro, Massachusetts
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172 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank 2goldensmom111
San Francisco, California
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630 reviews
430 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Yog-Sothoth
Somerville, Massachusetts
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

There's always a bit of a line but usually you are with a date or friends so it gives you time to check out the flavors and talk about what sounds good; they have the traditional and some rotating. I usually get three scoops with differrent flavors but after discovering peanut butter cookies and cream I've been going two or... More 

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Thank Craig C
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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609 reviews
274 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Staff are consistently nice and provide great service! Ice cream is delicious and it has enough variety. In the summer you can sit outside in the square which is nice. The inside is small but they make an effort to accommodate and be friendly to all.

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Thank Danuza

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Boston, MA 02144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • 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?