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Where Is the Best Ice Cream in Massachusetts?

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During the warm Summer months, everyone has frozen treats on their minds, but where can you get the very best ice cream? We asked PBS fans to nominate their favorite spots, and here are the votes for the best ice cream in Massachusetts.

Submit your suggestions using the form at the bottom of the page and we’ll add it to the list.

    Acushnet

    Acushnet Creamery

    264 Main St
    Website

    Amherst

    Bart’s Homemade Ice Cream

    103 N Pleasant St
    Website

    Bedford & Concord

    Bedford Farms

    18 North Rd, Bedford & 68 Thoreau St., Concord
    Website

    Falmouth

    Ben and Bill’s Chocolate Emporium

    Multiple Locations in Maine and Massachusetts
    Website

    Boxford

    Benson’s Ice Cream

    181 Washington St
    Website

    Attleboro

    Bliss Brothers’ Dairy

    711 Park St
    Website

    Westwood

    Bubbling Brook

    1652 High St
    Website

    Newton

    Cabot’s Ice Cream & Restaurant

    743 Washington St
    Website

    Hyannis

    Cape Cod Creamery

    5 Theater Colony Road
    Website

    Salem

    Captain Dusty’s

    143 Derby St
    Website

    Bradford

    Carter’s Ice Cream

    534 Salem Street
    Website

    Lincoln

    Cedar Hill Dairy Joy

    331 North Avenue
    Website

    Danvers

    Cherry Farm Creamery

    210 Conant Street
    Website

    Cambridge

    Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream

    1255 Cambridge Street
    Website

    Brewster

    Cobies Clam Shack

    3260 Main Street
    Website

    Acushnet

    Country Whip Ice Cream

    1173 Main Street
    Website

    Sharon

    Crescent Ridge Dairy

    407 Bay Road
    Website

    Randolph

    Dairy Barn of Randolph

    892 N Main Street
    Website

    Quincy

    Dairy Freeze

    635 Adams Street
    Website

    Pembroke

    Dairy Twist

    580 Washington St
    Website

    Methuen

    Dolce Freddo Gelato

    300 Merrimack St
    Website

    Essex

    DownRiver Ice Cream

    241 John Wise Ave
    Website

    Boston

    Emack and Bolio’s

    various locations in MA, FL, NY, IL
    Website

    Maynard

    Erickson’s Ice Cream

    12 Great Rd
    Website

    Duxbury

    FarFar’s Danish Ice Cream

    272 St George St
    Website

    Hadley

    Flayvors of Cook Farm

    129 S Maple St
    Website

    Allston

    FoMu

    481 Cambridge St
    Website

    Centerville

    Four Seas Ice Cream

    360 S Main St
    Website

    Northampton

    Go Berry

    80 Main Street, Northampton & 28 Amity Street, Suite 1E, Amherst
    Website

    Newburyport

    Gram’s Homemade Ice Cream

    40 State St
    Website

    Granville

    Gran-Val Scoop

    233 Granby Road
    Website

    Northampton

    Herrell’s Ice Cream

    Flagship: 8 Old South Street
    Website

    Amesbury

    Hodgies Too Ice Cream

    71 Haverhill Road
    Website

    Swansea

    Ice Cream Barn

    289 Locust Street
    Website

    Cape Cod

    Ice Cream Cafe

    5 S Orleans Rd
    Website

    Sandwich

    Ice Cream Sandwich

    66 Massachusetts 6A
    Website

    Roslindale

    Jimmies Ice Cream Cafe

    48A Corinth St
    Website

    Boston

    JP Licks

    Various locations in Massachusetts
    Website

    Hyannis Park

    Katie’s Ice Cream

    568 Main St
    Website

    Westford, Lancaster, Carlisle, & Jaffrey

    Kimball Farm

    Various
    Website

    Provincetown

    Lewis Brothers Homemade Ice Cream

    310 Commercial St
    Website

    Mendon

    Lowell’s Restaurant

    75 Cape Road, Route 140
    Website

    Plum Island

    Mad Martha’s Island Cafe

    51 Northern Boulevard
    Website

    Wakefield

    Meletharb Ice Cream

    393 Lowell St
    Website

    West Boylston

    Meola’s Wayside Ice Cream

    165 W Boylston St
    Website

    East Sandwich

    Momo’s Food Emporium

    598 Massachusetts 6A
    Website

    Easthampton

    Mt. Tom’s Homemade Ice Cream

    34 Cottage St
    Website

    Eastham

    Nauset Ice Cream

    4550 State Hwy
    Website

    Hingham

    Nona’s Ice Cream

    19 Main St
    Website

    Whitman

    Peaceful Meadows Ice Cream

    60 Bedford St.
    Website

    Mashpee

    Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour

    22 Falmouth Rd
    Website

    Seekonk

    Purple Cow Ice Cream

    141 Central Ave
    Website

    Salem

    Putnam Pantry

    General Israel Putnam Highway (US Route 1)
    Website

    Belmont

    Rancatore’s

    36 Leonard Street, Belmont & 1752 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington
    Website

    Middleton

    Richardson’s Ice Cream

    156 S Main St
    Website

    Hyde Park

    Ron’s Gourmet Homemade Ice

    1231 Hyde Park Ave
    Website

    Sterling

    Rota Spring Farm

    117 Chace Hill Rd
    Website

    Dartmouth

    Salvadors Ice Cream

    460 SmithNeck Road
    Website

    Falmouth

    Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream

    326 E. Falmouth Hwy (Rt 28)
    Website

    Saugus

    Soc’s Ice Cream

    67 Lynn Fells Pkwy
    Website

    Great Barrington

    SoCo Creamery

    5 Railroad St
    Website

    Somerset

    Somerset Creamery

    Locations in Somerset and Calumet
    Website

    Tyngsboro

    Sullivan Farms

    176 Middlesex Rd
    Website

    Chelmsford

    Sully’s Ice Cream Stand

    55 Graniteville Rd
    Website

    Southwick

    Summer House

    552 College Hwy
    Website

    Dennisport

    Sundae School Ice Cream

    381 Lower County Rd
    Website

    Truro

    Sweet Escapes & Savory Pizza Grill

    316 U.S. 6
    Website

    Dennis

    The Ice Cream Smuggler

    716 Main St
    Website

    Boston

    The Ice Creamsmith

    2295 Dorchester Ave
    Website

    Nantucket

    The Juice Bar

    12 Broad St
    Website

    Cambridge

    Toscanini’s Ice Cream

    899 Main Street
    Website

    Peabody

    Treadwell’s Ice Cream

    46 Margin St
    Website

    Sandwich

    Twin Acres

    21 Massachusetts 6A
    Website

    Westminster

    Westminster Café

    51 Main St #2
    Website

    Ipswich

    White Farms Homemade Ice Cream

    326 High St
    Website

    Chesnut Hill

    White Mountain Creamery

    19 Commonwealth Ave.
    Website

    Scituate

    Wilbur’s North

    367 Gannett Rd
    Website

    Plymouth

    Ziggy’s Ice Cream & Food

    120 Water St
    Website