Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant

Cabot's Ice Cream & Restaurant

Ice Cream Shop, Diner, and American Restaurant
743 Washington St (at Central Ave), Newton, MA 02460, United States
Closed until 8:30 AM (Show more)
  • Tue–Thu, Sun
    • 8:30 AM–10:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 8:30 AM–11:30 PM
$ $ $ $
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At Cabot’s it’s all about taking life one scoop at a time! A Newton tradition since 1969, there’s too many choices for you to have only one favorite!


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  • ice cream
  • sundaes
  • fudge
  • frappés
  • frozen yogurt
  • candy
  • Belgian waffles
  • French toast
  • great value
  • toffee
  • good service
  • root beer
  • family-friendly
  • trendy
  • cute
  • all day breakfast
  • big portions
  • s'mores
  • coffee
  • rum
  • David S.

    Cash-only; there is an ATM on site

    David Swenton · June 3, 2010
  • Steve W.

    Milky Way ice cream - Wow! Not vanilla with chunks of candy bar, but nougat ice cream with ribbons of chocolate and caramel. SO good! Read more

    Steve Wojnar · May 31, 2010
  • Meredith K.

    Don't come on a Monday - they aren't open, but they are open the other 6 days of the week.

    Meredith Kench · March 8, 2010
  • Liz K.

    Did you know you can order a drum of ice cream for your next summer party? They give you the tools to get all that serving done too!

    Liz Kolster · April 14, 2012
  • christian r.

    Go on saturday mornings - it's more relaxed and less crowded than Sundays. Great place to take your kids.

    christian r · December 1, 2009
  • Rich R.

    actually, Cabot's did me repeatedly with a the sort of lust that you can only get from a great ice cream parlor.

    Rich Reader · December 1, 2009
  • Abe D.

    Try the large 3 scoop to go called the 'Candy Bar'. It's Milky Way, Mounds and Heath Bar. Yum!

    Abe Dewing · August 15, 2012
  • Etan H.

    If you're lactose intolerant you can get some delicious non dairy ice cream. You can choose from lots of flavors. I reccomend the coffee flavor.

    Etan Horowitz · May 31, 2010
  • Tyler M.

    The mellowcream fudge is a must-have topping.

    Tyler Murphy · July 16, 2013
  • Andre L.

    Tropical frappe is awesome.

    Andre L · April 21, 2013
  • Joshua H.

    Clown sundaes for the kiddos

    Joshua Herzig-Marx · January 7, 2012
  • Helene Kelbaugh R.

    Egg Nog French Toast! Omg! Heaven!

    Helene Kelbaugh REALTOR · December 18, 2011
  • aaron c.

    Terrific waffles

    aaron chio · October 15, 2011
  • Melinda M.

    Absolute decadent splurge - coffee almond fudge on a warm belgian waffle. nuthin on top. nuthin better!

    Melinda Moses · July 27, 2011
  • Matt L.

    The Death By Chocolate and Maine Black Bear ice cream are Richardsons... But for some reason they taste better here than anywhere else!

    Matt Laurence · May 20, 2011
  • Abbe D.

    Be aggressive. If you don't push and shove, the legions of the self-entitled will trample you while you beg to have your order taken. Very, um, let's say, provincial.

    Abbe Dalton Clark · May 7, 2011
  • Stephen H.

    Great parfaits!

    Stephen Hau · September 15, 2010
  • Laura N.

    Take your kids and have them order a "clown sundae"

    Laura Naylor · May 14, 2010
  • Thaniya A.

    Very cute place! I had hot chocolate with whipped cream and marshmallow. Sugar Coma :D

    Thaniya Amaralilit · May 13, 2010
  • Joe S.

    Frappes are solid

    Joe Sinkevich · 5 days ago
  • Perri

    It's worth waiting if there's a line. They move pretty fast, even on Sunday morning.

    Perri · January 25
  • Perri

    Get a sundae. You won't regret it.

    Perri · October 30, 2014
  • Jeremy K.

    This place is cash only but has great ice cream and frozen yogurt

    Jeremy Krantz · August 26, 2014
  • Cagatay S.

    Ice cream :-)

    Cagatay Saygili · August 22, 2014
  • Morris P.

    This is a great icon of american life. Hard to go wrong - great breakfast and wonderful ice cream & frozen yogurt. No pretense here, and the service is enthusiastic and genuine...a real family feel

    Morris Porter · February 24, 2014
  • Gloria C.

    get the newtonite!! 20 to 22 scoops of ice cream, pineapple sauce, strawberry sauce, coffee sauce, rum toffee, hot fudge, whipped cream, and a cherry for $36

    Gloria Chin · August 22, 2013
  • Charles W.

    The omelette seemed rushed, and the short-stack was very dense. Just not what we had anticipated.

    Charles Wilcox · August 4, 2013
  • Angela C.

    Best place for a smile on any day, but especially the last day of school :). Good food and great sundaes!

    Angela Cedrone · June 26, 2013
  • Alanna W.

    Love cabots. Try the Toll House Cookie Ice Cream.

    Alanna Witz · May 28, 2013
  • Joe G.

    All Day Breakfast, Good Prices Too!!!

    Joe Griggs · April 27, 2013
  • Benjamin L.

    Best ice cream, absolute worst service anywhere in the world ever. But we can't stay away cuz the ice cream is so damn good.

    Benjamin L · March 3, 2013
  • steve h.

    Might want to tell the waitresses to write it down, and I hope you like burnt omlettes.

    steve hd · February 3, 2013
  • Nathaniel H.

    Big portions. Family atmosphere.

    Nathaniel Hajian · December 18, 2012
  • Nandanie S.

    Get graham cracker toppings on your ice cream/fro-yo. You'll enjoy that!!

    Nandanie Spahr · April 25, 2012
  • Albert C.

    Loved it, hadn't been there since I was a kid in the 70's!

    Albert Cavallo · July 28, 2010
  • Jacob S.

    sweet ice cream, awesome root beer that is made right there!

    Jacob Solkoff · June 26, 2010
  • Dominique L.

    Éviter les "fudges" beaucoup trop sucrés !

    Dominique LEFEBVRE · May 15, 2013

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