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J.P. Licks

Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
+1 617-492-1001
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good39%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (73 reviews)
“waffle cone” (5 reviews)
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Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this place in the evening to get some dessert. The ice cream is lovely and it's hard to choose from all the different flavors. One small thing about this place is that the space is quite small, so there isn't a lot seating...More

Thank AsnTingTing
Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent many June is Dairy month, celebrating my birthday with grilled cheese & 2 metal containers of milkshake, the special at Rennenbohm's Drug Store luncheon counter, Madison, WI. So when I found out at that JP Lick's had a birthday free sundae club and...More

Thank catz86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved the brownie brownie batter and was a good place to stop after eating at a local restaurant. The line was long, but moved fast.

Thank LoveVirginia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is really good ice cream right off the Harvard Square subway station. They have a kid size in case you just want a small taste without a ridiculous amount of calories. This isn't limited to just kids! I have the maple almond butter ice...More

Thank TheGardners_11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The go to place for ice cream in Harvard Square. Some like Lizzie's. But I am all about fresh when it comes to home made. So I go to the busiest spot with the most fresh flavors. It's not cheap. But a wonderful treat.

Thank Rick P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the coffee cookie and cream flavour. Delicious. Kids ordered wrong had brownie sundae and it was huge !!! Delicious but way too big for one person . Walked over to Harvard and enjoyed on steps of library . Highly recommend

Thank lbyrne99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Try sweet cream. It's the best. Add hot fudge and whipped cream. Heaven. Especially on a hot day. Expect lines during the summer

Thank jenny2659
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an awesome way to end our day!! JP Licks came highly recommended by a local and we were not disappointed!! We had several different flavors of ice cream: coffee (my personal favorite), cookies and cream, coffee flavored cookies and cream and peanut butter cookies...More

Thank DanSki006
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to go for a quick dip of ice cream! Many, many flavors to choose from and even have Vegan and alcoholic options!

Thank Carlynne2017
Reviewed 8 July 2017

It doesn't get richer than this ice cream. New England is famous for so many premium home made ice cream places. JP licks is one of the best.

Thank mjacobs
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge
  • Phone Number: +1 617-492-1001
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