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Zebra Striped Whale

12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940
(215) 860-4122
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Ranked #8 of 71 Restaurants in Newtown
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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Thousand Oaks, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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268 reviews 268 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 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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272 reviews 272 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
187 helpful votes 187 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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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Our family love this place. My husband works not far from this place. He goes almost everyday. My favorite us Jersey Shore with M&M, strawberry shake is good too. Open late which is amazing for late dessert.

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Washington Crossing
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Lines are too long and prices are too high for the value. Opens at 11 for coffee? Ridiculous. Are you selling books or ice cream? Choose one.

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Brooklyn, New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We came with kids at 9:30pm on Sunday for some desert. We did not know they were already closed for the day since the door was open. The staff was very friendly and the whole ambiance was very nice. We had all the time we wanted, never were rushed or anything like it. Kids got giant marshmallows and juice boxes,... More

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Zebra Striped Whale has lines almost out the door in summer months. They have a cute seating area in the back with local artists' work for sale on the walls. Thomas Sweet ice cream is for sale and you can order your toppings mixed in which is a big hit. They also have baked treats, though their ice cream concoctions... More

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Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is an interesting neighborhood ice cream shop with comfy seats and tables in the back and local artists pictures on the walls. There is delicious ice cream, tea and confections. The shop is on the main street of the borough of Newtown. You can window shop while you eat.

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Hopewell, New Jersey
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

We had ice cream and sorbet. The flavors were good. The store was cute. Great comfortable seating in back. The displays were very attractive. Everyone inside was having an enjoyable time.

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