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Colleen's Ice Cream & Sandwich

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61 High St, Medford, MA 02155
+1 781-395-9575
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat 09:30 - 22:00
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medford
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Yes, it's the 50's again when you drop into Colleen's. Get a frank and a frappe if it's on special that day; otherwise try one of their soups or a sandwich. Every soda fountain delight from your real (or imagined) childhood. A time warp experience and tasty too.

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Thank benellen
Stoneham, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Colleen' is a former Brigham's. Brigham's had the very best ice cream in the world. Colleen recognized the vale of quality and continued with the tradition. They now have a wide variety on quality sandwiches and soups. Good quality, good prices and great people.

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Thank John H
Wakefield, Massachusetts
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112 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

We love the icecream parlor feel of this place. But, the prices are crazy high - not worth it, for everything from sandwiches to desserts.

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Thank Jake C
Falmouth, Massachusetts
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150 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Great ice cream and good lunches. This is a nice pplace to grab a dish of tasty ice cream, frappe, or quick meal. A nice alternative to the fast food shops.

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Thank Richard I
Phila, PA
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

After dinner at Carroll's, walked over to Colleen's for dessert. Really tasty ice-cream and the brownie was to die for!

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Thank lovestotravelmom
Medford, Massachusetts
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2014

This IS the place everyone goes for lunch, for an after shopping treat - There is a seldom a time the shop is not filled - the servers are always pleasant and seem to know pretty near everyone who comes in. While it will never be known for gourmet food, if you want a GREAT sandwich - and good soup... More 

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Thank Sara-Elisebeth F
Yuba City, California
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

We stopped for lunch while on vacation. Lot's of soup and sandwich options...seemed to be a favorite stop for ice cream treats.

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Thank Auroraspeaks
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57 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014 via mobile

Nice family spot. Great place to cure your sweet tooth urge after all the good food in Medford. I was very judgmental of Medford center when I got here but this is another Gem! Everyone that worked behind the counter was friendly and personable! Loved it

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Thank Follybeachpatriot
Livingston, United Kingdom
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741 reviews
264 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 602 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

We were staying locally and had eaten earlier in the day in Central Boston so we only wanted something light for dinner/supper. What we ordered fitted the bill satisfactorily. However the following night my wife and myself ate out at a local Thai restaurant while our daughters returned for a eat in meal. They enjoyed the cake and ice cream... More 

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Belize City, Belize
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

Unfortunately I had a bad experience. The service took way too long, I only ordered a clam chowder and a lemonade but I was in there for almost 10 minutes. The clam chowder was way too small to be considered a ‘large’ and the pieces of clam were also too small for my taste and I felt that there was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 High St, Medford, MA 02155
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Medford
  • Phone Number: +1 781-395-9575

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?