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Favorite ice cream in vicinity of Nashua

rizzo0904 Feb 9, 2012 10:27 AM

Planning a mini ice cream tour for my mom's group this summer. Where are your favorite places to go near Nashua? We normally get together in Hudson, Nashua, Londonderry, Merrimack.

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    solargarlic Feb 10, 2012 03:48 AM

    Jake's in Amherst...always really interesting flavors on the menu. Plus, the ice cream is just really good!

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    1. re: solargarlic
      rizzo0904 Feb 10, 2012 04:43 AM

      good call...plus, the kids can make their own sundaes!

    2. othervoice Feb 10, 2012 08:08 AM

      I have tried many, but Kimball's several locations, (Westford, MA, Carlisle, MA, Lancaster, MA, and Jaffrey, NH.) has the richest, creamiest that I have found anywhere.


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        rizzo0904 Feb 10, 2012 10:14 AM

        I hate to admit that I've never been there. We'll def add that to the list.

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        jackattack Feb 10, 2012 05:33 PM

        Bruesters for the Peanut Butter Buckeye ice Cream, or the Key Lime. Oh, and if the ladies want an adventure, point them to Connolly Brothers Farm, they have an ice cream shack.

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          southie_chick Feb 12, 2012 10:28 AM

          I love Bruster's - haven't tried Jake's yet but I will soon!

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          collie Feb 11, 2012 04:39 AM

          Shaws farm which is a little further south if you want a farm experience . Kimball farm is great many flavors.

          1. ecwashere7 Feb 11, 2012 09:37 AM

            I like Doc Davis in Pepperell. It's directly south of Hollis.

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              Dave B Feb 11, 2012 09:59 AM

              I'm not a megga ice cream fan so can't speak to the relative merrits of Hayward's vs other options, but I've had some good ice cream there. And it is in Nashua per the OP's request.


              1. re: ecwashere7
                solargarlic Feb 11, 2012 10:03 AM

                They also have a spot in Brookline on Rt 13, in the parking lot of the large gas station (maybe a Mobil?).

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