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Emack and Bolio's

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100 City Sq, Ste 3, Boston, MA 02129-3721
+1 617-337-3571
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Silver Spring, Maryland
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I was pleased to find my favorite Caramel Pecan Ice Cream in a low-carb version! Total carb count was only 4, but it tasted as good or better than other's I've had. My only regret was that there weren't more flavors that were low carb.

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Thank Mark L
Lincoln, Nebraska
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397 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We stopped here on our way to the USS Constitution because we needed to get out of the heat, and I'm so glad we did! The staff was very nice, and the ice cream and root beer floats were great.

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Thank Stefanie H
North Canton, Ohio
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156 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This was the best ice cream I have had in a very long time! I went with the basic vanilla and chocolate in a plain waffle cone but they were SO VERY GOOD!! Rather pricey at nearly $8 but worth the cost and every calorie. A wide variety of smoothies too.

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Thank PamelaK O
Leduc, Canada
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

So yummy! Selected several different treats every night we walked past here on the way to our hotel.

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Thank DORI K
Henderson, Kentucky
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206 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014 via mobile

We stopped in on our way back to our hotel Residence Inn at Tutor Wharf. I had pumpkin ice cream. It was very rich and creamy. My daughter had monster cookie (cookie dough, Oreo and vanilla) in a marshmallow waffle cone. She said it was good!

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Thank Kelseymom
Northfield, Illinois
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56 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Came here after the USS Constitution visit and it hit the spot on that sunny day. Great flavors and great tastes. It was empty when we walked in and the line went out the door as we left. Wish I can go back for another...

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Thank desertpole
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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78 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2014

Had the low fat 'grasshopper' ice cream on a sugar cone. Not sure what was low fat about it, because it was scrumptious! Small shop that holds about six people at a time - order and eat while walking this beautiful city.

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Thank detroitmom
Edinburg, Virginia
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358 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2014

I've been staying in a hotel behind this Ice Cream and Candy store for the past week and finally decided to crush my diet by stopping here for some candy. They have some excellent looking ice cream but I was here for some candy. Very expensive but I guess when in a big city in an expensive area you come... More 

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Thank Bigfoot424
Ft Lauderdale
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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

They have the best ice cream I ever had and the most unique cones. I had a marshmallow rice Krispy cone with the flavor caramel moose prints. Fabulous!!!!

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Thank Jenny J
Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2013

Every time, I go to Emack and Bolio's for ice cream... Just one scoop. I mean two. One of this and one of that. On a waffle cone covered in rice-crispy-treats and chocolate. With sprinkles too, please. Oh, and a few of the cashew clusters, some coconut fritter things and a half-dozen wafer cookies with caramel. That's all, thanks.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 City Sq, Ste 3, Boston, MA 02129-3721
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Boston>  > Charlestown
  • Neighbourhood: Charlestown
  • Phone Number: +1 617-337-3571

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Charlestown

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Charlestown
Charlestown’s hilly roads, narrow streets and gaslight lamps, make it an enticing neighborhood to visit. Follow the Freedom Trail over the Washington St bridge from the North End or take the scenic water locks to Paul Revere Park. Walk through City Square and stroll down cute Main street, wandering up the windy residential streets to Monument Square, where you can learn about the city’s history along with a great view of Boston at the Bunker Hill Monument. While it’s not a huge area, there are some excellent restaurants. Find your way to the Charlestown Navy Yard, which is a developing area with lots of condos and an additional site for Massachusetts General Hospital research centers. Here you will also find the USS Constitution Museum. After you’re done, hop on an MBTA ferry at the dock on Baxter street and zip on over to Long Wharf and the New England Aquarium.
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