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Carmen's Italian Ice

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1115 Nelson St, Rockville, MD 20850-2030
+1 301-545-1154
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07:00 - 21:30
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 07:00 - 21:30
Fri 07:00 - 22:30
Sat 08:00 - 22:30
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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1,031 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 574 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I decided to stop by at this place after having our big lunch at the Chinese restaurant located near by. We each ordered different types of desserts ranging from gelato, custard, and brownie. We enjoyed these desserts, friendly and helpful staff plus the colorful ambience. We're definitely going back to this place for our sweets and desserts!

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Thank LolaGo1
Potomac, Maryland
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363 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

It's been here for years, but we only started coming this summer. Now, it's at least once/week. Great frozen custard and lots of ices flavors. Reasonable and delicious.

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Thank RonFG
Crestwood, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

My friend who lives in Rockville took us here after dinner. Kids really enjoyed the custard as did I.

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Thank ThomasT
North Wales, Pennsylvania
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104 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a mango gelati here and it was amazing. You can taste the true difference between here and other places. The custard was very good too! Had to wait long but hey it was a Saturday night in the summer and it was worth it! Line moved pretty quick as they have a good system!

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Thank Matt K
College Park, Maryland
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

I didn't think custard could be so good! There really is no real great way to describe this without eating it. Its right off I-270, 30 minutes from DC!

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Thank Travelling_Terp27
Potomac, Maryland
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363 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Custard/ices/custard--how great is that?! Delicious custard. Lots of flavors of ices. Large portions. Reasonable prices.

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Thank RonFG
Marietta, Georgia
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189 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

This is one of the best dessert venue I have ever seen. Everything we had was the best. If you don't go you won't know what you're missing!

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Thank Jwvv
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

A local favorite for our family! There is something for everyone! We love going on the 8th of the month for JAYDEN's day which gets you half of gelatis!

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Thank Darasl
Washington DC
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2015

Having had fozen custard in Wisconsin, I am spoiled. Hard to find custard in teh Mid Atlantic, but stumbled across Carmen's. Unlike most places, they serve Jersey style custard which is a little less rich and lighter in texture. They also had 5 flavors to choose from as opposed to 3 in most other places. They also have Italian ices... More 

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Thank lee510
11110 Lost Creek Terrace
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

I am not a huge fan of ices but I know that people love them here. Their custard is beyond amazing. Great flavor selection and very delicious!

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Thank Josh S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 21:30
Thursday
07:00 - 21:30
Friday
07:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1115 Nelson St, Rockville, MD 20850-2030
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Rockville
  • Phone Number: +1 301-545-1154

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