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Toscanini's Ice Cream

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899 Main St, Cambridge, MA 02139-3512
+1 617-491-5877
10:00 - 23:00
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Los Angeles, California
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226 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

From the time we arrived the line was out the door. The servers were very nice and patient. And effective and fast. I enjoyed the ice cream a lot. I don't think it is the best in the world though. I had the cherry chip and french vanilla. My wife had the Belgian chocolate with hot fudge, and my son... More 

Thank 800FoodFanatic800
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Toscanini's has wonderful ice cream - rich and flavorful. My favorites only appear from time to time but are worth the wait - goat cheese brownie and chocolate sluggo. Quick friendly service too. Highly recommend it!

Thank 3466Derb
Chicago, Illinois
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

It was a fantastic ice cream spot in 1989, and it's still amazing. They have all kinds of flavors that are unusual like guineas and marshmallow fluff and safeon... And the cream itself is soooo smooth. For me it's always Burnt Carmel.

Thank kanuk_in_chi
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The ice cream is delicious with many different flavors to try and is definitely a must see if you're in the area! I had the bourbon ice cream which was sweet and had the real bourbon kick to it. Would definitely recommend!

Thank Daphne X
Boston, Massachusetts
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61 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I like here. very good ice cream, 2 scoop of balls are about 6 usd. not cheap. however great tasty! long line if you go there in summer.

1 Thank Cathy_k_777
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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158 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

(and I went to Penn State and lived above the Creamery) No really I did and really they are the best. B3. Goat cheese. Kulfi. You can't go wrong. Very rich. too rich. Super awesome. This is the first "solids" my infant had, see the kind of believer I am?

Thank kolC
Vernal, Utah
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I found this place online and just happened to get there when there was no line. It was nice because I was able to take my time ordering and asking questions. The ice cream was dense and rich and the flavors were perfect (at least the flavors I was able to try). I'd love to add a couple of inches... More 

Thank 189Pinto
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Various choices of ice-cream to choose from. Always look at the special flavors on the board. My favorite is green tea.

Thank Applesinee
1 review
Reviewed 15 February 2017

ice-cream variety has good range. they aren't too sweet. Also, it has other drinks and smoothies. service is good and it is always crowded. a fun place to be with family and friends.

Thank Yesha B
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Belgian chocolate is my favorite, but you can go with almost any flavor and not go wrong. They have tasting spoons. Don't be deterred by a long line. It goes FAST.

Thank mishuma

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
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?