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Bassetts Ice Cream

51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-925-4315
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Had to wait in line for this excellent ice cream, but it was really worth it. They had 30 flavors, and an excellent system of moving people. Generous portions for $5/cone

Thank Tetor22
Reviewed 3 days ago

Cute ice cream shop in the market, nice cold ice cream on a warm day, service was ok, seating limited and counter was dirty if you wanted to sit in but I guess most people buy and walk

Thank stuart w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many flavors, multiple ways to eat, and it has a delicious home made taste. Eat at the counter and chat with those around you, great stories!

Thank 74shauns
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The best ice cream in Philly and many say the whole country. Very rich and flavorful. A flavor to suit everyone. Good size scoops. Regulars eat there every day. Counter seating if crowds allow.

1  Thank Marvin G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bassett's is still the best. Nobody makes better Rum Raisin ice cream and you have to try their Guatemalan Ripple.

1  Thank Howard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly was helpful about answering questions. The staff wasn't even bothered by a change at the last minute to our order. Very interesting choices to choose from. Something for the adventurous and the plain jane. Kids loved it

1  Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 18 May 2017

On the way out of the Reading Terminal Market, we decided to get some ice cream from Bassetts. It was a little nerve wracking because the woman at the register was a little like the Soup Nazi, so I got a little nervous. I understand...More

1  Thank MelG8
Reviewed 8 May 2017

The Ice Cream is good. Is it the best, no, but when it comes to great ice cream, it is tough to tell the difference between them. I've had very good ice cream all over the country, and this is one of them. One very...More

1  Thank Eagle42
Reviewed 1 May 2017

The ice cream was so good, but all of the portions were enormous! The butterscotch vanilla was delicious!

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Every time i go to the Reading market on a Saturday Morning with my expert on food (6 year old Max Phineas -my grandson) I know that the most important stop is Bassetts Ice Cream where he sits down with his double scoop of chocolate...More

1  Thank samster396
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-4315
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