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Zebra Striped Whale

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12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940
(215) 860-4122
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 9
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What A Treat

I go for the best ice cream and end up also buying gifts for friends. They have cute packaged treats. My favorite is chocolate covered pretzels with sprinkles. Last time I also bought a Newtown Coffee Mug that I use everyday.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
KC R
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews 60 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I go for the best ice cream and end up also buying gifts for friends. They have cute packaged treats. My favorite is chocolate covered pretzels with sprinkles. Last time I also bought a Newtown Coffee Mug that I use everyday.

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Newtown PA
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74 reviews 74 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We go to this place a few times per year. It's located centrally in Newtown and parking is behind it in a lot. Don't come here if you are on a diet. The ice cream is great and the toppings are abundant and varied.

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Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I have been to Zebra Striped Whale a couple of times now, and would definitely go back again. Very cool shop, lots of character, and a great set-up inside. Love how it is like a café for ice cream. Great vibes! That all to say, the ice cream is delicious! Waffle cones are the way to go too. They have... More 

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Fayston, Vermont
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37 reviews 37 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Tom and his wife run a wonderful place and if you're anywhere near it's worth the trip. They make smoothies for the calorie conscious, but if you're like me when you go to a place this calories are the last thing on your mind. Milk shakes, crepes, and assorted candies. It's the ice cream that I would drive out of... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

My favorite place to go for ice cream. Family owned and operated. Great ice cream although they have lots of other items as well.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you like a lot of options for ice cream and toppings...this place has it! A couple of glass cases of ice cream flavor choices! They will mix it right in front of you if you want, or you can just have traditional flavors. You can order a latte, crepes, and ice cream at one sitting. A cross between a... More 

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Thousand Oaks, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Kids liked visiting here. They enjoyed the books and read while eating ice cream. The ice cream was just ok.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Cute little ice cream and coffee place in a cute little downtown. I had ice cream, so I can't attest to the quality of the coffee, but I enjoyed my sundae a great deal. The ice cream was very good, though the choice of flavors was fairly "standard", and the man behind the counter was very pleasant. They get a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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490 reviews 490 reviews
300 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

If you grew up with a local ice cream store instead of the big chains, like I did, you'll love thinking back to your childhood by going to zebra striped whale. Cute neighborhood ice cream place that has a 2 cases of ice cream flavor choices, and tons of toppings. They mix it together similar to a cold stone creamery,... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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286 reviews 286 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
211 helpful votes 211 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

With good competition from Goodnoe's, this comes out on top because it has more flavours and a nicer area for sitting. Our daughter gave the thumbs up as the best ice cream she had on this trip - high praise indeed. I have to say, the "Jersey Shore" (vanilla with salted caramel) and the "Gold Medal Ribbon" (dark chocolate, vanilla... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: (215) 860-4122

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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