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Rancatore's Ice Cream and Yogurt

1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
+1 781-862-5090
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

Great ice cream and some very unusual flavors. they were very generous with tasting the choices. Could have used more seating space. Decore is not great, but who cares when you have delicious ice cream! Would go out of my way to go again!

1  Thank Fred454
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Fantastic flavors, all made on premises and an old-fashioned feel. They have two locations and I've only been in Lexington where the high school students have been serving for years and do a fantastic job. Try salted caramel, or mexican chocolate my favorites though everyone...More

1  Thank ClaytonClanTravels
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

The ice cream was very good. They have some unusual flavors. We had black raspberry & sweet cream. They tasted very fresh! The service was fine, but I'm not too sure what the owner would think about all the teenagers working that were sampling for...More

1  Thank get1111
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We love to go to Ranc's. They have a variety of flavors and also sorbet's for folks with allergies to dairy. They are THE BEST place for ice-cream! My favorite is the Bittersweet Chocolate, Coffee and the Bombay!

1  Thank Abee122
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

The options and freshness of the ice cream is what makes this place great. The sizes are deceptively large (ie small). The kids who work there could be a little less attitude-y and a little friendlier, but when you're scooping ice cream for minimum wage,...More

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Rancatore's has been making great new and old flavors of frozen wonderfulness for decades. They also pioneered the micro-sundae when you want all the stuff - but not much of it. They have great sorbet: I tried Green Apple with trepidation but it was soooo...More

Thank Curtis N
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Nothing better than creamy ice cream and this is the place to get in. I had coffee with heath bar crunch. Our grandchildren had the plain coffee and the cookie dough and gave them both a thumbs up. The line the whole time we were...More

1  Thank 925beth
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Cape Cod Creamery in Yarmouth is our benchmark for top notch ice cream and this place might just be as good

1  Thank palehose
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Rancatore's Ice Cream and Yogurt is the best ice cream and yogurt in Lexington. It is located in the Town Center of Lexington, a few minutes walk away from the Lexington Green. There many delicious flavors. They make regular flavors, such as vanilla, chocolate, and...More

1  Thank SkateLissy
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

A few minutes walk from Lexington Green in the lovely town of Lexington. Delicious homemade ice cream.

1  Thank Emily S
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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-862-5090
"rancs LOVE!" These two words have come to define who we are as a company and as member of our communities. "rancs LOVE" defines how we treat our team of local kids, our partners and our guests. "rancs LOVE' is what goes into every cup, cone, cake and coffee we make. "rancs LOVE" is that beacon in the sky that drives us to constantly improve, to make great ice cream and to bring happiness to your day. "rancs LOVE" drips down the side of the cone and we scrape every last drop out of those cool lime green cups. "rancs LOVE" is that slurping empty straw sound we all dread. come by and see "rancs LOVE" for yourself
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