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Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour

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22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649-2743
+1 508-477-5553
Fri - Sun 13:00 - 21:30
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Salem, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quaint ice cream place with lots of Coca-Cola decor. Fresh-made waffle cones, good ice cream selection, nice employees. Be prepared for a line, even in April! It's not cheap, but it's worth it.

Thank Jim-from-Salem
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

the best ice cream on cape cod. quaint little ice cream parlor that is easy to pass on route 28. long lines in season. few seats inside.

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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the place to come for summer ice cream. Lots of parking and great location. Fun for little kids and adults. Wicked popular with the teens

Thank PJ W
Mark L, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts. Look forward to seeing you again this summer. Some "cool" additions coming to our menu! More 

cape cod
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming and friendly describe the owner and his very efficient staff. The Best Ice Cream Pumkin Pie you'll ever taste!!

Thank catcajewela
Mark L, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Very much appreciate your kind words. I never tire of hearing that what we strive for is seen by our guests. Glad to know that you are a fan of our Pumpkin Ice Cream Pies in the fall, they are becoming more popular each year. Please say hi next time you visit, so I may thank you in person. More 

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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Awesome ice cream choices, including local Cape Cod options. Very friendly! From waffle cones made when you order to shakes and different sizes to select, it's surprising how many choices there are.

Thank mjiltz
Sudbury, Massachusetts, United States
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31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great place for ice cream! Delicious flavors! Friendly staff, unique atmosphere. Fun, fun place! One of my favorite places on Cape Cod!

Thank Colette L
Sandwich, Massachusetts
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69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We have been stopping here for these delicious favors since our kids were small. Now that they are grown we continue to bring our grandchildren. Waffle cones are warm and fresh off the press! The smell is amazing! Don't miss out on a chance to stop!

Thank Lydia A
Cotuit, Massachusetts
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51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We are big ice cream lovers, and this place is very close to our home. That being said, we don't make a beeline for it. Been there, done that, kind of place. It's decorated in the Coca-Cola fashion throughout, but the ice cream hype didn't measure up. The quality = B, serving size = C-, price = C-, packaging/dish =... More 

Thank Julianne S
themarkel, Owner at Polar Cave Ice Cream Parlour, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts on my Ice Cream Parlour. Slightly puzzled why you wrote your review in February, SEVEN months after your visit. Clearly, by the nightly long lines and numerous reviews (garnering us year over year Certificate of 5 Star Excellence from Trip Advisor) we seem to be pleasing far more people than... More 

Falmouth, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Friendly, generous, and the most delicious ice cream we have on the Cape - very creamy, tasty and not too sweet. I try all the home-made ice cream places and always return here. The servers are so pleasant and the owner Mark is like your favorite jovial uncle. And I'm so happy to report that he has kept his prices... More 

Thank bobbibysea
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

I have been there with children and elderly clients; they all love it. The ice cream is home made, and the servings are substantial.

Thank Addie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Fast food, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
13:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Falmouth Rd, Route 28 Mashpee/Cotuit Town Line, Mashpee, MA 02649-2743
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Mashpee
  • Phone Number: +1 508-477-5553
Come taste "quite possibly the best ice cream you ever tasted". We constantly are winning awards for our old fashioned ice cream served with old fashioned service to match. Offering everything possible with ice cream. From "The Worlds Smallest Cone" to Frappes, Malts and Sundaes to the gigantic "Arctic Circle Sundae" with 20 scoops of ice cream

If you have never had one of our "straight from the iron, baked & rolled" waffle cones you have missed out on one of the greatest ice cream experiences. Just ask any one that has!

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