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J.P. Licks

Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
+1 617-492-1001
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (6 reviews)
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Harvard St, 1312 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138-4117
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Try sweet cream. It's the best. Add hot fudge and whipped cream. Heaven. Especially on a hot day. Expect lines during the summer

Thank jenny2659
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an awesome way to end our day!! JP Licks came highly recommended by a local and we were not disappointed!! We had several different flavors of ice cream: coffee (my personal favorite), cookies and cream, coffee flavored cookies and cream and peanut butter cookies...More

Thank DanSki006
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to go for a quick dip of ice cream! Many, many flavors to choose from and even have Vegan and alcoholic options!

Thank Carlynne2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It doesn't get richer than this ice cream. New England is famous for so many premium home made ice cream places. JP licks is one of the best.

Thank mjacobs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This chain of ice cream is all over the bay area, but it seems that all they do is outlast the competition without actually bringing too much variety of good taste. It's sad and although their new soft serve is good, they have the lack...More

Thank Gershon T
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Great if you are there. Service is really good. Better local options available, such as honeycomb ice cream on Mass Ave.

Thank Sharon O
Reviewed 8 June 2017

A popular ice cream shop for Bostonians. You can have of course an ice cream, and there also other products like smoothies, milk shakes, sandwiches and a variety of pastry. A lot of ice cream flavors, so many choices! Hot beverages too, good coffee. Good...More

Reviewed 19 May 2017

Had a stop here at the end of my morning cycle from Seaport to Harvard via the scenic route. Excellent coffee, a nice croissant and 10 minutes watching the alternative universe go past, relaxing in the sunshine.

Thank crawfie
Reviewed 17 May 2017

They give out as many free tastes as you need to decide. Great variety of ice creams. Maple Butter Walnut was excellent. Friendly service and a very nice shop.

Thank Cheryl G
Reviewed 2 May 2017

If you are an hardcore New Englander than J.P. Licks in Harvard Square is not for you and your family. We all have our favorite little ice cream niches but J.P. Licks is just convenient. If you can wait to go home then you should...More

Thank greatlady482
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
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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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