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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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Today
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 6
    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
Fun, funky, neighborhood ice cream shoppe

This ice cream store is adorable. When the weathers warm, there's usually a line of people waiting to get dessert. The atmosphere is very fun and funky. There are variety of tables in the back room to sit and eat. The walls have artwork done by local artists. We go there several times a year, and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Snooz425
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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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  • Families with children
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40 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

I like this place. It's cute and fun. I just think they should have more flavors. More variety. Also it's really overpriced. I would go here more if the prices were more reasonable. It's just too expensive so I almost never go. Great atmosphere though.

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This ice cream store is adorable. When the weathers warm, there's usually a line of people waiting to get dessert. The atmosphere is very fun and funky. There are variety of tables in the back room to sit and eat. The walls have artwork done by local artists. We go there several times a year, and we often bring friends... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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39 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 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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55 restaurant reviews
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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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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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42 reviews 42 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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58 reviews 58 reviews
37 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
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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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41 reviews 41 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 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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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, Pub

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?