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Bassetts Ice Cream

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51 N 12th Street Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-925-4315
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 127
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great ice cream

The ice cream was great. Wonderful rich flavor. A little pricey but a wonderful treat. You have to at least try it once.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The ice cream was great. Wonderful rich flavor. A little pricey but a wonderful treat. You have to at least try it once.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The taste is delicious and rich. An abundant variety of flavors. I enjoyed the Rum and Raisin, French Vanilla and Cherry Vanilla the most.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Very tasty ice cream. . You will not regret at all , just you may delay your kunch or dinner if you take two scoops

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Philadelphia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

We stopped by Bassetts today on a trip through the Reading Terminal Market and had a very nice respite as we sat and ate our delicious ice cream. I had Mint Chocolate Chip and my friend had Oreo Cookie. Mine was creamy with just the right amount of chocolate bits and no imitation minty flavor, it was the real thing... More 

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Wow.. So pleased we got a chance to try this ice cream joint! I'm not even sure what I had, two scoops of two of their funny named ice creams, I do know one had peanut butter cups in it! It was amazing! So creamy & tasty and very filling! Go here you will not regret it !!

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Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I had seen Bassetts on the Food Network many years ago, and always told myself I would have to definitely try it out one day! Well I finally did and it did not disappoint! This is some of the creamiest, richest ice cream I've ever tasted. I only wish I could visit more often, but then again that wouldn't be... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Easy just visit! So many choices and it can be packed with dry ice for travel. A great way to end a day of sampling all types of food.

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New York City, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Had this after having some food at the Market. As I suspected--it was delicious! Creamy & Cold. I got a one scoop cup ($3.50) and it was generous. Somewhere in the back of my mind I knew this was an 'old brand' ice cream but not one I see often around my way so this was a real treat. Not... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Great ice cream at the Reading Terminal, even on a chilly December afternoon. There are simply a huge amount of very interesting flavor choices. Even with the long lines, service was quick and efficient. A great place to get some ice cream.

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New Jersey
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I have to have my Basset's fix when I come to Philly and they make the best ice cream. Loaded with butter fat and flavor it is a throw back to when ice cream was really good and we did not count calories. I could tell that by all the happy people. They give you the option to get two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 51 N 12th Street Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia
  • Phone Number: 215-925-4315

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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