Best of Boston

Best Frappe

2012 Best Frappe


We love following this local chainlet's build-it-your-way burger with the velvety frappe, offered in a handful of classic varieties like black-and-white, creamsicle, and malt. read more»
2011 Best Frappe


The rest of the country can have their thin (ice cream-free) milkshake; we Yankees will happily take the frapp—preferably from Toscanini's, where the ice cream [...] read more»
2010 Best Frappe


There's no tastier version of the New England staple than Toscanini's traditional vanilla malted frappe—not just in the Hub, but anywhere under the sun. Oh, [...] read more»
2007 Best Frappe


Although the menu uses the heathen term "milk shake," Herrell's is a master of the frappe (double-thick, or topped with an extra scoop) in gourmet [...] read more»
2006 Best Frappe


A frappe is no better than the ice cream it is made of. Christina's ice cream is the best in town. Ergo, their Mexican chocolate [...] read more»
2002 Best Frappe

Herrell’s Renaissance Café

The talented staffers at Herrell's are more than just ice cream scoopers: They're modern-day alchemists. That's because, among local ice cream shops, Herrell's is the [...] read more»
2001 Best Frappe

Herrell’s Renaissance Café

So many flavors, so little Dexatrim. First there are the standards: chocolate, malted vanilla, strawberry. Then come the more esoteric mixes, such as amaretto, carob, [...] read more»
1999 Best Frappe

Herrell’s Ice Cream

A frappe is supposed to be an indulgence, cold and creamy and loaded with goop that probably clogs the arteries. And that means lots of [...] read more»
1998 Best Frappe

Cabot’s Ice Cream & Restaurant

This family-owned ice cream parlor is a flashback to the '50s, but what better era to find a real New England ice cream frappe? Here [...] read more»
1997 Best Frappe

Mr. Barley’s Burger and Salad Cottage

It might not be the first thing you'll smell walking down street, but a frappe from Bartley's may be an even better reason to stop [...] read more»