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Reviewed 16 July 2023 via mobile

So disappointed after traveling a great distance found they no longer serve the whipped cream home made scooped from a vat. They use what I could buy at any supermarket! When I commented the server said “ oh we don’t have room for that here...anymore. You need to go to the other location for that!” I won’t return. Over priced sundae. Hot fudge also wasn’t what it used to be. I’ll stick closer to home next time.More

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed 4 May 2023 via mobile

The ice cream was utterly delicious and it was quiet so we had a lovely chat with the two staff on duty about Boston and the UK 🙂

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed 14 November 2022

Had to try their Bourbon Gingersnap flavor and was delighted to taste all things yumminess. Shop is immaculate and the staff were efficient and friendly. Go for two scoops - you won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 23 October 2022 via mobile

Came here to try the famed B3 flavour (brown sugar, brown butter, brownies). The shop was super clean when we visited. Staff were ok if a tad downbeat. Decor felt a bit clinical for our taste. The ice cream was good - complex but still...genuinely tasty.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 6 October 2022 via mobile

Solid choice of ice cream. I sampled a couple flavors but settled ony staple cookies and cream. It was a bit above average in taste but probably not in my all-time top 10. Creamy, but soft with a buttery finish. Smaller portions so if you...like ice cream you need to opt for the large (3 scoops).More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 29 August 2022

Toscanini's has been the best ice cream around for years. Great to see this original spot rebuilt... same amazing ice cream. One thing that hasn't changed... impossible to park.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 6 August 2022 via mobile

The owner of this ice cream shop is trying to have more pedestrians and bicyclists killed by suing the City of Cambridge to halt live saving infrastructure improvements. Please find another place to get ice cream and be safe out there.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 10 July 2021 via mobile

Walked to this location from Beacon street near the Commons. The ice cream was totally worth it. I even recommended it to a friend who was staying in Cambridge. Unfortunately, I did have the ice cream two days later in Provincetown and it was not...nearly as good. I’m not sure what the difference was but I’m two thumbs up for this location. I got the B3 and burnt Carmel with fudge!!!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed 6 January 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
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Reviewed 31 October 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
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Reviewed 11 October 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
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Reviewed 6 October 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
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Reviewed 12 August 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
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Reviewed 21 July 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
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Reviewed 3 July 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
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TOSCANINI'S ICE CREAM, Cambridge - 899 Main St - Menu, Prices & Restaurant Reviews - Tripadvisor

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