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Toscanini's Ice Cream

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899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
+1 617-491-5877
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08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 10:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Deanna D
Peabody, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 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.

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Thank sarahfina_6
Portland, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 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

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Thank arewehavingfunyet4
Central Portugal, Portugal
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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 

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Thank Julie K
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 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!!

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Thank msaintfort
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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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Homemade and you can tell by the taste. Toscanini's always has a line and for good reason! If there is brownie in your ice cream, you can bet the brownies were baked in-house. Really delicious, definitely the best in Boston.

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Thank Calculate007
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped in after dinner and tried a scoop of "white coffee white chocolate". Delicious, delicate flavor. A small dish was just right. We'll definitely be back to try more of the many unique flavors!

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Thank Matt V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Get the B3 ice cream - brown butter, brownie, and brown sugar. The small sundae is worth getting, especially if you are sharing. The staff is always friendly and helpful. It can be hard to find street parking, but try looking behind the shop.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 23:00
Monday
08:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 23:00
Thursday
08:00 - 23:00
Friday
08:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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?