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Toscanini's Ice Cream

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899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Peabody, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I got the 3B's - brown butter, brown sugar and brownie....MAN so good. So smooth and creamy...YUM The only bad thing I can say is their small is just 1 scoop. So it's not like the typical Massachusetts ice cream places where the sizes are huge...so if you want some ice cream, order bigger than a small.

Thank sarahfina_6
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great experience. The ice cream and coffee shop are clean and inviting. The customer service was the beast I have had in a long time and the ice cream was unlike any I have had. I had Turkish mocha and it was delicious. Will definitely seek them out on my next trip to boston

Thank arewehavingfunyet4
Central Portugal, Portugal
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

many flavors to choose from luckily with the option of tasting them first. plus you can have a scoop or two in your coffee affagoto style. quite yummy. table space to work or have a mini meeting. handy to the T. I must say they have a terrific vanilla which is shows merit in the ice cream making world. other... More 

Thank Julie K
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by on lunch break and got 2 scoops of cookies and cream. Nice atmosphere, friendly staff......really good service. Best treat ever!!

Thank msaintfort
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious and creamy ice cream with many flavors to choose from. One of my favorite songs ice cream locations in the Boston area.

Thank Bernard L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Homemade and you can tell by the taste. Toscanini's always has a line and for good reason! If there is brownie in your ice cream, you can bet the brownies were baked in-house. Really delicious, definitely the best in Boston.

Thank Calculate007
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in after dinner and tried a scoop of "white coffee white chocolate". Delicious, delicate flavor. A small dish was just right. We'll definitely be back to try more of the many unique flavors!

Thank Matt V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Get the B3 ice cream - brown butter, brownie, and brown sugar. The small sundae is worth getting, especially if you are sharing. The staff is always friendly and helpful. It can be hard to find street parking, but try looking behind the shop.

Thank Gabi S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is ideal for desert after dinner in central square. It´s an amazing ice cream place. Try the maple walnut if available!

Thank Juan S
Woodstock, Canada
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hazelnut was amazing, the one scoop container is more than enough ice cream , a nice large serving.

Thank DanaRuby

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: 617-491-5877

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