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Ice cream or other dessert in Brookline Village?

MiriamTeresa Jul 1, 2005 07:12 AM

Hi Everyone,
I'm going to the Brookline Family Turkish Rest. this evening, and am interested in ice cream afterwards if there is any available in the area. I'm not familiar with that part of town at all - are we close enough to JP for there to be a JP Licks nearby? or anything else?


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    micah RE: MiriamTeresa Jul 1, 2005 08:11 AM

    You can walk or drive up to to the JP Licks in Coolidge Corner. I also noticed recently that Baja Betty's, is serving Toscanini's ice cream (I think, or some other high-end ice cream). Baja Betty's is a burrito restaurant on Washington St. about a block from where you'll be.

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      nomadfromcincy RE: micah Jul 1, 2005 08:41 AM

      In lieu of J.P. Lick's, I would recommend Athan's in Washington Square - it is a long walk or short drive from the Turkish Family Restaurant.

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        BK RE: nomadfromcincy Jul 1, 2005 08:53 AM

        Also in Washington Square you'll find Emack & Bolio's.


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          GrillNextDoor RE: BK Jul 1, 2005 01:34 PM

          Second Athan's. Have the pistachio baklava along with your ice cream!

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        cp RE: micah Jul 1, 2005 09:28 AM

        Christina's but the selection is pretty limited...

        Doesn't the family restaurant serve ice cream? There is a sign in the window I thought...

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          Marmie RE: micah Jul 1, 2005 09:49 AM

          There is a new JP Licks in Brigham Circle on Tremont St which is straight down Huntington Ave. Plus there is parking in back.

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          ju RE: MiriamTeresa Jul 2, 2005 08:23 PM

          If you're going to drive to JP licks in Coolidge Corner, you might as well drive another half mile further to Herrell's ice cream in Allston (corner of Harvard and Brighton Aves) - I prefer their ice creams.

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            qnofspades RE: MiriamTeresa Jun 21, 2012 11:48 AM

            Olea Cafe (next to the Brookline Village T stop, at Harvard St) has gelato!

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              Matt H RE: qnofspades Jun 21, 2012 12:10 PM

              And I noticed today they serve Beer now as well.

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                Bob Dobalina RE: qnofspades Jun 21, 2012 12:15 PM

                Holy resurrected posts, Batman!

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                  qnofspades RE: Bob Dobalina Jun 22, 2012 12:52 PM

                  Well, I Googled "ice cream brookline village" and this post came up pretty high in the results list... thought I'd update it in case anyone else slogging through this heat wave stumbled across it as well. JP Licks in Coolidge Corner is a loooong walk when it's 95 degrees out. :)

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                  quirkydeb RE: qnofspades Jun 23, 2012 03:42 AM

                  The gelato looks beautiful and most flavors seem to have good turnover. Has anyone tried it? Any good?

                3. Bugsey34 RE: MiriamTeresa Jun 25, 2012 11:20 AM

                  Serenade Chocolatier (diagonally across the street) also does chocolate covered ice cream during the summer.

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