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Toscanini's Ice Cream

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899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
+1 617-491-5877
08:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I love this place. They have a nice variety of flavor so, but my absolute favorites are ginger snap molasses and burnt caramel, There is often a long line to get in, but it's well worth it!

Thank inmanH
Boston, Massachusetts
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The lemon cookie ice cream and the lime marshmallow ice creams are other worldly! Can always find a good flavor, some a little too creative, but many are great. Bummer they don't sell quarts. Worth going to for delicious ice cream.

Thank kateate22
Palm City, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime we are back, we always stop in. Usually multiple times. There is home made ice cream and then there is Toscanini's. The flavors are so robust. Every flavor is phenomenal. A Must for dessert if you are in Boston. Worth the typical wait there always is.

Thank David B
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Toscanelli's ice cream is the best I've ever had. Nice place, very smart indeed, located near MIT, wonderful people there. I just recommend it to all ice-cream-lovers. Chocolate ganache is just marvelous. Do not miss it.

Thank antonio1958
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

which says to me, that even if you have to wait, it is worth waiting for. The ice cream is fresh, inventive and always delicious. Flavors change all the time. The addition of soft serve is brilliant-- not your typical dairy dream type of flavors-- our favs were marshmellow and chocolate mint twist!

Thank Deanna D
Peabody, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

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 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

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 17 October 2016 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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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-491-5877

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