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Ice Creamsmith

2295 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-5625
+1 617-296-8567
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
5 Jul 2017
“Tasty Old-School Ice Cream Shop”
28 Nov 2016
“Some of the best ice cream in Boston”
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
2295 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-5625
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Reviewed 24 July 2017

first of all the ice cream is excellent. too bad you have to put up with an attitude which is a mix of disinterest, contempt and bad vibes. this is the most joyless ice cream experience you may ever have. why bother?

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

The Ice Creamsmith is a classic, old-school ice cream parlor. It's cash only and physically tiny but does have a few small tables if you are lucky enough to grab one. They have all of the greatest hits, including sundaes and ice cream sodas. I...More

Thank Dimitrios D
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

This tiny store is everything that is best about Dorchester's Lower Mills neighborhood - small, family-owned, local, and delicious. They have all the standards, plus a rotating group of special flavors. Hot fudge is great!

Thank lhq
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This is a long-established ice cream shop that prides itself on its' many homemade flavors. Kids love it, so do folks who typically buy Breyers or store-brand ice cream. This ISN'T for FOODIES or those who go for the newest gelato, Toscanini or small batch...More

Thank veronicafromboston
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Oh man, I LOVE this place. It's a local favorite in Lower Mills. I recommend riding your bike on the Neponset Greenway then stopping here for ice cream afterward. The ice cream is handmade and DELICIOUS. They have a variety of flavors and toppings, including...More

Thank Reece L
Reviewed 10 March 2016

This little shop features delicious handmade ice cream in unique flavors that change all the time. Friendly neighborhood atmosphere, easy stroll from the Mattapan Trolley Milton stop. Some of the best hot fudge EVER. This place is the kind of place you grew up with...More

Thank lhq
Reviewed 20 December 2015

Nice variety of floors, good customer service. Location easy to find parking and accessible for the most part

Thank Everett H
Reviewed 13 August 2015

Homemade ice cream- fresh, creamy and really good! The always have the traditional flavor a with three monthly specials. Prices are reasonable and the portions are good sizes. Worth the trip and worth the wait.

Thank Bubba312
Reviewed 13 August 2015

The Ice Creamsmith is the most wonderful time machine - cash online, signs that may not have changed since the 70s and a friendly staff ensures you that you're some place special! Their ice cream is homemade, creamy and bursting with flavor. Every month there...More

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed 21 July 2015

IC has been here for ages, and recently has new owners but the quality and choice remain. They always have a few specials, to fit the season usually. Not unusual to find a line. It's a tradition!

Thank caiogirl
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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  • Address: 2295 Dorchester Ave, Boston, MA 02124-5625
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 617-296-8567
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