2019 Best Ice Cream Shops in Boston Area

Top Ice Cream Parlors in Boston

There's nothing better than savoring an ice cream cone on a hot day, although we've also been known to indulge even when it's freezing outside.

Get the scoop on the Top Ice Cream Shops in Boston, presented in alphabetical order. You also might find options for gelato, frozen custard and more sweet treats.

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Cabot’s Ice Cream & Restaurant
12/20
While best known for its ice cream, this family-owned restaurant also serves up American classics. See More
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Christina's Homemade Ice Cream
QB
One step inside this Inman Square shop and you will see why so many local restaurants get their ice cream from Christina’s, which offers more than 50 unusual flavors. See More
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JP Licks
QB
Ice cream lovers flock to this cow-themed parlor for seasonal flavors of cones, smoothies, frappes and sundaes. See More
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Lulu's Sweet Shoppe
QB
Lulu's Sweet Shoppe is best known for its homemade cupcakes; a nostalgic candy selection and homemade ice cream are available, too. See More
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Pizza, Ice Cream, Sandwiches
Picco
12/20
This South End restaurant focuses on beer, wine, pizzas and ice cream, a winning formula. See More
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Rancatore's Ice Cream & Yogurt
QB
Rancatore’s unique ice cream flavors, from banana walnut chip to orange fennel, keep the crowds returning. See More
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Toscanini's
QB
Who doesn't scream for ice cream? If you don’t already, you will at Toscanini's. See More
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