We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

J.P.Licks

Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
+1 617-666-5079
Website
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (37 reviews)
“frozen yogurt” (2 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Cafe
PRICE
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (65)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 64 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved my black raspberry ice cream. JP Licks never disappoints! Lots of interesting flavors to choose from.

Thank Radha_Rangarajan
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Always delicious ice cream, but can get super slow when busy. Also a bit pricey, and very little space inside. It's nice to have this location on the square though, since you can meet up with friends and sit in the square having your desserts!

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Ok, we didn't expect to come here on a snowy day in January, but one coffee shop was packed and the other was closed, so why not? And of course we had more than coffee! The ice cream and flavors here are always fantastic. Pricey...More

Thank skgbos
Reviewed 29 October 2016

AS the only game in town for icecream this is a popular spot. They do offer samples of their ice cream which is appreciated before you order as they have unusual flavors. We were a large group and everyone tried something different. Most were satisfied...More

Thank daylilly50
Reviewed 14 September 2016

If you're in Davis Square, check the place out. A favorite of locals (and those of us visiting locals). There's always a line, but they serve quickly. Very little seating inside (maybe two seats?), but you can people watch from the benches and tables in...More

Thank FredLikesToTravel
Reviewed 22 August 2016

My daughter and I ordered our ice cream. Hers in a dish with sprinkles mine in a pretzel cone. She went to the register and said those exact orders and paid. Hers comes out without sprinkles she says can i have my sprinkles please. Register...More

Thank plr1114
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Black shop, blackboard with all the endless tastes of ice cream, frozen yogurt and coffee! Everything soooo good! Take the loyalty card!

Thank Piccipiccichock
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Had lunch at Boston Burger next door... walked over for a refreshing taste of cold and sweet. Tried their monthly flavor - Peach - fantastic. You can really taste the summer - not overly sweet, refreshing and definitely the taste of tree-ripe peaches comes through.

Thank NYCandCT
Reviewed 12 July 2016

The ice cream tasted excellent. Service was great. The serving size is huge even for a small. The store is located in Davis Square where there was a lot of activity on a weekend.

Thank skand3
Reviewed 24 June 2016

After catching a nice show at the Davis Square Theatre, there is only one thing left to do to cap off a perfect evening of live theatre... that's right... ICE CREAM! I know this place was good the moment I saw the giant line, or...More

Thank James A
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Boston Burger Company
212 reviews
.03 km away
Amsterdam Falafel Shop
78 reviews
.15 km away
Foundry On Elm
131 reviews
.13 km away
Diesel Cafe
86 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Tufts University Art Gallery
5 reviews
.92 km away
Museum of Bad Art
31 reviews
.07 km away
Davis Square Theatre
19 reviews
.13 km away
Porter Square
49 reviews
.91 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from J.P.Licks staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Davis Square, 4A College Ave, Somerville, MA 02144
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Somerville
  • Phone Number: +1 617-666-5079
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing