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Reviewed January 5, 2021

Probably one of the best ice cream shops in Boston. I love their cookie dough ice cream. If I lived closer I would be here almost every day.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 31, 2020

Hands down the absolute best ice cream in Boston/Cambridge. An incredible variety of flavors and combinations, and you can't go wrong with any single one of them. Cannot wait for the warm weather to return so we can come back for more!

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed October 10, 2019

This has become one of our favorite ice cream places. The texture, flavor, and creativity all combine to make this an excellent place to try top quality ice cream. While the B3 is a bit sweet, it is a favorite combination of buttery/brown sugary ice...cream with brownie bits. And the burnt caramel is amazing. We also love the cocoa pudding ! Basically, they are all yummy! There are reasons why this has been frequently voted as Boston's best ice cream.More

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed October 6, 2019

Got a small one scoop hot fudge sundae with vanilla ice cream, whipped cream and walnuts. Felt the vanilla ice cream was heavy and rich. It was just okay. The place was modern and clean. In a nice spot near the shopping mall.

Date of visit: October 2019
Reviewed August 12, 2019

Yummy rotating flavors of ice cream. We only stayed for a few days in cambridge and went twice and the flavors had already changed up! Loved the kulfi, burnt caramel, B3 and Lemon vanilla bean. The signage to the store front is nonexistant, but you...can't miss the people in line! They have micro size to gallon sizes. Only knock is that they didn't have any insulated bags/containers to take icecream on the go.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Great ice cream, made right next door with windows that you can actually watch them making the ice cream with fresh ingredients. Many flavors, very kind staff that answers lots of questions. If you want good, homemade ice cream, you will not be disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Delicious Taste. Icecream and some coffee offers. If you are looking for the best icecream in town this is the place to come. Try the S'mores and Salted Caramel flavors.

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

Loved the S’mores Ice Cream! Walked there while visiting MIT. Toscanini’s Ice Cream is a must try if you are in the Cambridge or Boston area!

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 25, 2019

So many flavors - hard to make a decision. So ask for a sample! Family members meet here on the way to the airport for some final goodbyes. This chocolate lover enjoyed the Belgium chocolate. Great choice! Flavors change. Lots of cone choices, too! Also...enjoyed the beautiful planters with colorful flowers outside.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed June 23, 2019

My family visited here in late June 2019, and my wife insisted that we had to stop for ice cream. Glad we did excellent ice cream and shakes finished off the day nicely.

Date of visit: June 2019
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  • Yes, Toscanini's Ice Cream offers takeout services.

  • Yes, Toscanini's Ice Cream offers delivery services.

  • Toscanini's Ice Cream is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4