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The Chilly Cow

451 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
+1 781-648-4360
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“custard” (5 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (2 reviews)
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451 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
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Reviewed 16 October 2017

A great local ice cream store with friendly staff and GREAT ice cream. We skipped dessert at restaurant to cone here - we were not disappointed. It also turns that my niece worked here years ago when she was in High School! I am told...More

Thank Donald1961
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Every neighborhood needs an ice cream shop, at least here in New England. This is one of only two in Arlington. They have a staff of sweet young things digging the ice cream and making Sundaes. There are about 30 seats inside this shop and...More

Thank Dick C
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I have become an addict of the Chilly Cow. While flavors can be limited, and change frequently, the Salted Carmel Frozen Custard is divine, and there is always a range of choices. The staff is generally young, and do a very nice job accommodating the...More

Thank 60745Mary
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Nice variety and freshly made ice creams. Ample scoops. And as a previous reviewer stated, how can you go wrong with ice cream?

Thank SPooh
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Lots of choices, and very friendly staff who are happy to let you sample away until you find the right flavor! They smile when your kid orders Dinosaur Tracks (bright blue) with gummy bears on top. But there are plenty of options for those of...More

Thank KLF95
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Even the kiddie size is more than adequate. They have custard, which is almost as rich as gelato. Great mix of flavors. Clean with very friendly staff. So tasty!

Thank cootmom
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great little ice cream shop. The ice cream is awesome and the flavors interesting. They also offer frozen yogurt and frozen pudding.

Thank Jolize S
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Probably the best ice cream around the Boston area, because I am a dessert fan and have tried everything around. The frozen custards are the reason why I do not go anywhere else.

Thank DrRoyA
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Stopped in because the place looked cute. The Ice Cream selection was amazing!! All handmade as it should be Had the Purple Haze and loved it. Spoke to a lot of locals there and they raved about it. Apparently they also make cakes too Looking...More

Thank Traveler02476
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Great ice cream and quick service. Can eat indoors or outside. One of best ice cream places in Arlington.

Thank Herb912
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Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
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Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 451 Massachusetts Ave, Arlington, MA 02474-5103
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Arlington
  • Phone Number: +1 781-648-4360
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