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The 15 Best Ice Cream Shops In Boston

Updated: October 10, 2022

Pining for a pint of Boston’s best Ice cream? Head to these parlors for the best gelato in town! We incorporated both user and critic reviews from top review sites to create a definitive list of the ice cream places. Head to these Boston destinations for tasty tubs to go or delicious sugar cones and toppings to eat immediately!

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JP Licks

Desserts, $$, Jamaica PlainDesserts, $$Boston, Jamaica Plain
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022

    2022 Best Ice Cream Shops in Boston Area

    Gayot: The Guide to the Good Life, 2022
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best ice cream shops in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Delini Gelato

Desserts, West RoxburyDessertsBoston, West Roxbury
Google: 5.0
Yelp: 5.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best ice cream shops in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021

Chill On Park

Desserts, $, BostonDesserts, $Boston
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5
  • Infatuation

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    Infatuation

Taiyaki NYC - Boston

Desserts, $, South BostonDesserts, $Boston, South Boston
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • TimeOut, 2021

    The best ice cream shops in Boston

    TimeOut, 2021
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Craving ice cream and frozen yogurt? Here are Boston's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2020

FoMu

Desserts, $$, Jamaica PlainDesserts, $$Boston, Jamaica Plain
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 5 top spots in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

Helados Juli's Frozen Dessert

Desserts, $, East BostonDesserts, $Boston, East Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 5.0

The Ice Creamsmith

Desserts, $, BostonDesserts, $Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Plan your National Ice Cream Day around one of Boston's top frozen dairy destinations

    Hoodline, 2019

Mike's Pastry

Desserts, $, North EndDesserts, $Boston, North End
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    4 top spots for desserts in Boston

    Hoodline, 2019
  • Lyft

    Top 10 Most Visited Dessert Shops in Boston

    Lyft

J.P. Licks

Desserts, $$, FenwayDesserts, $$Boston, Fenway
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2019

    Your guide to the 4 top spots in Boston's Fenway neighborhood

    Hoodline, 2019

The Scoop N Scootery

Desserts, $$, AllstonDesserts, $$Boston, Allston
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Gorgeous Gelato - Boston

Desserts, DowntownDessertsBoston, Downtown
Google: 4.2
Yelp: 4.5

Sweet Sip

Desserts, $, BostonDesserts, $Boston
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Ron's Gourmet Ice Cream

Desserts, $, Hyde ParkDesserts, $Boston, Hyde Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0

Amorino Gelato

Desserts, $$, Back BayDesserts, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.0
  • Hoodline, 2020

    Craving ice cream and frozen yogurt? Here are Boston's top 4 options

    Hoodline, 2020

J.P. Licks - Newbury St

Desserts, $$, Back BayDesserts, $$Boston, Back Bay
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0

How did we curate these results?

Choosing the right spot for Ice cream can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. For these results, 823905 restaurant reviews were analyzed, 15185 restaurants’ Yelp and Google reviews were captured, and exactly 1052 lists and articles from Hoodline and Infatuation and others were carefully reviewed by boam. Don’t bother looking for Hoodline - Your guide to the 4 top spots in Boston's Fenway neighborhood, Hoodline - Your guide to the 5 top spots in Boston's Jamaica Plain neighborhood and Infatuation - Where To Eat And Drink In Davis Squarewe’ve already done so for you and included all you need to know. We automatically update restaurants’ availability and services, so you can find a great meal no matter what. Restaurants can’t pay to show up on this list, so you can trust what you see and enjoy the city’s hidden gems. If your next meal is in any of these ten restaurants, the Ice cream aficionado in you will rejoice.

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