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Christina's Homemade Ice Cream

1255 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA - (617) 492-7021
With a sister shop that sells exotic spices, how could Christina's possibly go wrong? The flavor list may have you thinking that you've entered Willy Wonka's magical laboratory, where lines cease to exist between dinner and dessert. Take a taste of the Kaffir Lime, Cinnamon Rice Pudding, or Thai Basil ice creams and you will see just how beautifully those lines can be torn down.
85% Approval Rating (7 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Burnt Sugar Ice Cream
Peppermint Candy Ice Cream
Coffee Oreo Ice Cream
Khulfi Ice Cream
Pistachio Ice Cream
Chocolate Raspberry Ice Cream

Highlighted Reviews

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Bill Homan - Photos (1)
March 21, 2008
"I had been to Christina's with some friends many years ago and remembered it as being really good. My friend and I had dinner next door and I told him to save room for Christina's as I was sure it would blow our minds. I was right. He is really big into the classic ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

1255 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
(617) 492-7021

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Dessert, Late Night
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
The Indian-inspired Kulfi is packed with more pistachios then we've ever seen in any pistachio ice cream.  Cardamom also plays a major flavor role.
"The Indian-inspired Kulfi is packed with more pistachios then we've ever seen in any pistachio ice cream. Cardamom also plays a major flavor role."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle





Burnt Sugar is one of Christina's signature flavors.
"Burnt Sugar is one of Christina's signature flavors."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


Instead of toppings, they use two large medal spoons to mash in your favorite ice cream and topping.
"Instead of toppings, they use two large medal spoons to mash in your favorite ice cream and topping."
Stephen Rushmore


This is one of the many unique flavors at Christina's.
"This is one of the many unique flavors at Christina's."
Stephen Rushmore


Christina's offers traditional flavors as well as a lot of great off-the-beaten-path ones that are worth trying.  Click on the photo for a readable view.
"Christina's offers traditional flavors as well as a lot of great off-the-beaten-path ones that are worth trying. Click on the photo for a readable view."
Bill Homan


The storefront colors evolve over time, but the ice cream is consistently some of the best anywhere.
"The storefront colors evolve over time, but the ice cream is consistently some of the best anywhere."
Bruce Bilmes and Susan Boyle


If you look closely you can see that one of the specials is Ginger Molasses.  It's not often you find that at an ice cream parlor.
"If you look closely you can see that one of the specials is Ginger Molasses. It's not often you find that at an ice cream parlor."
Stephen Rushmore



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