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Abbotts Frozen Custard

934 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-3030
+1 781-444-9908
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“frozen custard” (19 reviews)
“cakes” (3 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
934 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-3030
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

After our dinner at Sweet Basil, we walked next door to Abbott’s. Wow, it’s been a long time since I-had frozen custard and I’ve forgotten how good it is. My vanilla custard with hot fudge Was spoon lickin good. It was the perfect end to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Stealthcritic
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Abbott's frozen custard is rich, creamy and refreshing. The staff was super friendly and helpful. It is the perfect spot to grab a yummy dessert.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lily60745
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Had a hankering for something cold tonight and there was a parking space out front so went in for a small dish of frozen custard. $5 with tax is alot for the smallest option, but it was tasty and did the trick

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Northern_Traveler00
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I have been going to Abbot since they opened in Needham for years. I have never been disappointed with the quality and the kindness of the servers. They are a great addition to our town and their custard is the best.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Paula R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My family loves Abbotts Custard, so we often get their custom cakes. You can pick flavors and toppings and they are delicious. Always a hit and a step above your traditional ice cream cake.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank EspritD
Reviewed 14 June 2017

They have good custard and shakes and some hand held edibles. Not the biggest flavor selection, but I have been a couple times and its always good!

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank JakeBoston811
Reviewed 10 April 2017

A delicious and creamy frozen custard. Better than ice cream worth the visit. This local place has great flavors. There isn't a place to sit except a bench and a few chairs outside but you can eat at the park across the street. It is...More

Date of visit: April 2017
Thank Ingrid G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Some people like the creamier, denser consistency of frozen custard (due to the eggs in the recipe), but I prefer ice cream because the flavors seems to shine through more. When I treat myself I want what I want, so this isn't for me -...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank 8585rachel
Reviewed 22 September 2016

The rich and creamy frozen custards are a special treat, especially after eating at one of Needham's restaurants. It's a short walk and gives you time to digest a little.

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank nyww2015
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A nice addition to Needham Center. Very delicious ice cream with a nice variety of flavors. It is a bit pricey though.

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank Diane S
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John S
11 June 2016|
Response from nichan | Reviewed this property |
Sorry not sure of the price, I was fortunate that someone else picked up the tab, but whatever the price it was worth it.
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Restaurant Details

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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 934 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492-3030
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Needham
  • Phone Number: +1 781-444-9908
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