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Berkey Creamery

Pennsylvania State University, 119 Food Science Building, State College, PA 16802
814-865-7535
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Ranked #1 of 213 Restaurants in State College
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Fairport, New York
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31 reviews 31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

Ben and Jerry learned how to make ice cream at Penn State. Berkey Creamery uses the same formula so how can there be better. My wife and I actually took Ice Cream 101 at Penn State just for fun. We are hooked on PSU ice cream. We fill our freezer in the RV when we are in State College and... More

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Columbia, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

No visit to Penn State is complete without a stop or two at the Berkey Creamery. For $3.50 you get a generous portion of fantastic ice cream. They have a nice selection of flavors and the service is efficient even during busy times. The hours of operation are also very accommodating to most sweet tooths.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Located in the middle of campus - follow the signs - park in the garage next door (free 30 minute parking). Very good ice cream produced by the college's agriculture department.

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East Setauket, New York
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This past weekend, we revisited an old time favorite. It was relocated from "down the street" several years ago, but the ice cream has not lost its appeal. Wonderful flavors, big--did I say BIG?--scoops of ice cream. We also took home three gallons packed in dry ice for the trip back to New York. Didn't try any of the other... More

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Germantown, New York
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126 reviews 126 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We visited over Columbus weekend which also happened to be parents weekend at the university. Despite what seemed like a very long line, it was all the way down the walk and steps just on the lower sidewalk when we arrived, we were inside and ordering in under a half hour. The line moved very quickly and it gave us... More

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State College, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Many different flavors to pick from and always get a large portion. They also sell other dairy items, various cheeses, dips, cheese curds, sandwiches, pretzels, drinks, and of course ice cream to go. They will pack it in dry ice if you are taking it to travel. Black cow ice cream is wonderful!

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Erie, Pennsylvania, United States
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213 reviews 213 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Just say butter pecan...or cookie dough! So wonderful. Always go here right before we leave town. A favorite!

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Ohio
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119 reviews 119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stopped on our way through. My wife has told me about this place ever since I met her. We finally got here and I ordered the butter pecan and she ordered the peanut butter swirl. I thought they were both very good. Price was $3.50 for two large scoops in a cup. Place has been here a long time, it... More

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Philadelphia
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128 reviews 128 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I have always heard how good the ice cream is at PSU. I finally was in the vicinity to stop and I have to admit it is the best ice cream ever. The price is good and I had to tell them to stop because the ice cream on the cone was already way too much. Definitely a must stop!

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State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Great ice cream and lots of it. Why do you think people stand in line on game weekends? What more could you want?

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