Best Ice Cream in Boston
The creamiest scoops, the frostiest frappes, and the most fully loaded sundaes around.
Theories abound as to why New Englanders eat so much ice cream: We’ve developed a high-fat diet thanks to the cold; historical trade patterns left us with lots of sugar on our hands; our frozen lakes and ponds provided us with an excess of ice before mechanical refrigeration was invented. Whatever the reason, we do love ice cream in these parts, which is why we’ve spent months scouring the area for the creamiest scoops, the frostiest frappes, and the most fully loaded sundaes around.
The very best hard-style ice cream in the city.
The very best drinkable ice cream in the city.
The very best Greater Boston ice cream stands.
Steve Herrell’s Davis Square ice cream shop was a local phenomenon that sparked a national ice cream craze.
Ice cream gets the fine dining treatment.
Nothing says summer like a chocolate-vanilla swirl.
The very best ice cream concoctions in the city.
When it comes to toppings, why limit yourself? Here are a few ideas for upgrading your home sundae routine.