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J.P. Licks

Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
+1 617-492-1001
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (89 reviews)
“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (8 reviews)
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Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
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Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

‘nuff said. Seriously though, you should check it out if you’re in the area. Generous serving and we had it in a chocolate waffle cone. So my daughter was doubly thrilled :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lin_Sg
Reviewed 8 October 2018

My son recently moved to this area. When we visited him we thought we would check out J.P. Licks for some ice cream since we heard that they had ice cream treats for dogs (Cow Paws). When we ordered a Cow Paw the female server...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rene S
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

We failed to walk past so all got ice creams in a tub, sugar cone and waffle cone between us. The ice cream is tasty, rich and comes in a variety of favours. Very generous serving that was a struggle to finish, but we valiantly...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank RhiGri
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Had to drink water after having the rum raisin and mint chip because it was so rich. My son and his girlfriend couldn’t finish theirs. We also ordered coffee for my husband but it took 15 minutes to make because the cashier didn’t know how...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank clowjung
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Awesome choices! From the gluten free ice cream cone, the Margaretta sorbet, milk shakes, smoothies, waffle cones brimming with ice cream (one scoop really???) and plain old ice cream in a cup!!! Everyone was happy and cool on a hot summer day!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 48elained
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Very nice ice-cream just opposite the entrance to Harvard so a good place for a snack after a visit.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LAW64
Reviewed 13 June 2018

My vacation is never complete without an ice cream stop. JP licks has got your back, wide choices to satisfy every imagination the portions are generous, the big waiting line has something to do with the high quality so indulge!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank PtitNFit
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Took fam up to explore campus and stopped in...line was out the door but moved quickly. Great unique flavors with many standards as well.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank moonjaker
Reviewed 7 June 2018

Delicious ice cream. Always worth the visit. It's hard to choose which flavor , so they let you sample everything!!! I'm happy with a small cone of chocolate .

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Annette L
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

It was a hot day and we had just finished The Hahvad Tour and this was a deserving treat ! Ice cream to crave over!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank archiebabs
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
7:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
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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