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Rancatore's Ice Cream and Yogurt

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1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
10:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

1st time I ever had kulfi ice cream outside of an Indian restaurant. Not quite the same but very tasty. Coffee, bittersweet chocolate & hydro yogurt also hit the spot.

3 Thank A9739DPmartinb
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

i just love rancs (rancatores) ice cream because it has a assortment of different flavors,and they they have the basic flavors,and some really creative ones.they also have sundaes,frozen yogurt, frappes,floats, hot chocolate (cold days mostly) and some other treats! 🍦oh!and they also might have coffee☕️! i suggest that when you pass by lexington's town center and you really want a... More 

2 Thank gallophorses
Hales Corners, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Very friendly service. Many flavors of ice cream that included one with cardamom! Small dishes and micro dishes are available. Nice place to stop while walking around the charming town center.

2 Thank Hcwi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Excellent ice cream. Premium prices in Lexington and Belmont. Very popular. High quality. I know they use fresh ingredients and make all their own ice cream at a central facility.

2 Thank Jim V
Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

hot chocolate is the best ! The seating area could be a little cozier and more welcoming but once you have your ice cream that is what you remember

1 Thank mommidonn
Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Delicious ice cream with variety of good (often creative) flavors. Especially good with grandchildren, but we enjoy going as a couple too.

1 Thank Nick062
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016

Right in the heart of historic Lexington Center is Rancatore's offering amazingly fresh and delicious ice cream of all sorts of uncommon flavors. You can get the usual flavors, but you'll also find plenty of originals! Our family is Asian so I was surprised to see Red Bean ice cream - and it was fantastic. I take the kids here... More 

1 Thank Bill H
Lexington, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

You could spend $30.00 here on a few ice cream dishes and cones for you and the kiddos so just be prepared for that. But - it is handmade in smaller batches than a big factory, so - it's a good buy in the sense that it is a bit of a treat and you should LOVE IT. Locals go... More 

Thank Lolabowla
Lexington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2016

This is the best ice cream in the area. They make it all from hand. The flavors are a pretty good selection.

Thank HannahRHK
Brookline, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2016

After a really big lunch at a nearby Chinese restaurant in Lexington, we (the girls, anyway) decided to go to Rancatore's for dessert. I couldn't imagine how these two slender women could make room for yet more food, especially food as rich as the ice creams at Rancatore's, but they were determined, and they succeeded. The variety is amazing and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 17818625090
"rancs LOVE!" These two words have come to define who we are as a company and as member of our communities. "rancs LOVE" defines how we treat our team of local kids, our partners and our guests. "rancs LOVE' is what goes into every cup, cone, cake and coffee we make. "rancs LOVE" is that beacon in the sky that drives us to constantly improve, to make great ice cream and to bring happiness to your day. "rancs LOVE" drips down the side of the cone and we scrape every last drop out of those cool lime green cups. "rancs LOVE" is that slurping empty straw sound we all dread. come by and see "rancs LOVE" for yourself

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?