Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream

Ice Cream Parlor
Memorable
One of the best
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I had been to Christina’s with some friends many years ago and remembered it as being really good. My friend and I had dinner next door and I told him to save room for Christina’s as I was sure it would blow our minds. I was right. He is really big into the classic flavors and I assured him that he could find them at Christina’s, but he should consider trying a flavor that was a little more out of the way. He went with a medium cup of Coconut Almond Chip and couldn’t believe how good it was. He just about inhaled it in 3-4 blocks as we walked to the T (the local subway).

They’re good about giving samples so I tried Burnt Sugar and was sold. A medium cup dipped in pistachios later, I was in heaven. The best way I can describe it would be as if someone had created a way to extract the burnt sugar flavor from creme brulee and infuse it directly into the ice cream. It was an intensely flavored cup of cold, creamy, burnt-sugary goodness that I ate very, very slowly and enjoyed to the fullest. I love pistachios and they added a nice crunch, but I wouldn’t get them again with this ice cream as they got in the way of the pure flavor of this treat.

The texture of the ice cream is wonderful: creamy, not too thick or heavy and they experiment with a dizzying array of flavors (many of which are only around seasonally when fresh ingredients are available). I highly recommend a trip if you’re ever in Boston/Cambridge. You won’t be disappointed.

What to Eat
Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream, Burnt Sugar Ice Cream
Burnt Sugar Ice Cream
Must-Try
Burnt Sugar is one of Christina's signature flavors.
Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream, Khulfi Ice Cream
Khulfi Ice Cream
Must-Try
The Indian-inspired Kulfi is packed with more pistachios then we've ever seen in any pistachio ice cream. Cardamom also plays a major flavor role.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday11:30am - 10:30pm
Monday11:30am - 10:30pm
Tuesday11:30am - 10:30pm
Wednesday11:30am - 10:30pm
Thursday11:30am - 10:30pm
Friday11:30am - 10:30pm
Saturday11:30am - 10:30pm
Roadtrips
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Price
$
Seasons
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Dessert, Late Night
Credit Cards Accepted
No
Alcohol Served
No
Outdoor Seating
No
Website

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