The Scoop on Ice Cream Near One Greenway
The dog days of summer are here. Cool down on these hot summer days (and nights!) by sampling some of the amazing ice cream choices near One Greenway.
Boston foodies know that South End pizza joint Picco’s ice cream and sorbet offerings are just as delicious as their pies. Picco’s homemade flavors range from classics like vanilla and chocolate to unique offerings like coconut brownie. You can also enjoy “adult” ice cream treats like a frappe made with stout beer or an ice cream soda that consists of Belgian Lambic poured over vanilla ice cream.
Some days, a craving for Chunky Monkey cannot be denied. Fans of Ben and Jerry’s ice cream have two nearby options to satisfy their urge. The nearest location is in the Park Plaza Hotel, but you can make an evening of it by window-shopping your way to the Newbury Street outpost.
Food trucks aren’t just for lunch. The Cookie Monstah truck serves up incredible ice cream sandwiches in Dewey Square several days a week. The cookies are baked fresh and paired with local favorite Richardson’s ice cream to create tempting treats like the Mudslide, the Salty Dog and the Shortcake.
Want a more European twist on ice cream? Gigi Gelateria in the North End serves gelato like you’ve seen on your visits to Italy, but nice and close to home on Hanover Street. You can also grab an espresso or pastry while you’re there. Why not? These summer days won’t last forever—enjoy them while you can!