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Enjoy the Best Ice Cream Sandwiches around Cambridge

Enjoy the Best Ice Cream Sandwiches around Cambridge

A classic treat, ice cream sandwiches are believed to have been invented by a pushcart peddler in 1889. Today, this centuries-old favorite comes in a variety of flavors. When you are ready to cool off with tasty ice cream sandwiches, head to one of these shops around our Cambridge apartments. Our favorite shops for the frozen treat include:

Frozen Hoagies

Frozen Hoagies opened in 2011 as Boston's original hand-scooped ice cream sandwich truck. A brick-and-mortar location followed three years later. That’s where small-batch ice cream and homemade cookies are turned into iconic ice cream sandwiches. During your visit, be sure and sample The Hoagie. It features your choice of ice cream between any two cookies. You can also quickly order online for easy pickup.


Found at Harvard Square, Amorino brings Italian gelato here to Cambridge. It features a wide range of flavors, all made from the finest, freshest ingredients. The shop is known for its gelato macarons. They offer a unique take on traditional ice cream sandwiches. These yummy creations feature gelato stuffed between two macarons. They're perfect for a hot day! There is a delicious choice for everyone. Flavors include raspberry, mango, and citrus verbena.

The Bittersweet Shoppe on Newbury

An old-fashioned soda fountain,The Bittersweet Shoppe on Newbury calls Boston's Back Bay neighborhood home. It features a vintage yet modern setting indoors. You can also bask in a sun-drenched patio where you can enjoy your sweet treat. Don't miss trying Cookie Monster. This gourmet ice cream sandwich features chocolate chip cookies and cookies and cream ice cream. The shop is open Tuesday through Sunday, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Before sampling an ice cream sandwich, enjoy chicken wings for dinner at a nearby restaurant. To go on a tour of Luxe at Alewife, please contact us. You can discover the amenities and floor plans our apartments in Cambridge have to offer.

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