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51 N 12th Street Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-925-4315
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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130 reviews 130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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351 reviews 351 reviews
272 restaurant reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
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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220 reviews 220 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

After dealing with the crazy crowds in the market, I took my daughter for some ice cream. The staff was very helpful and patient with us as we decided what we wanted. My daughter and I each ordered a small, which is 2 scoops, and it was a LOT of ice cream. The ice cream was delicious. The price was... More 

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Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Philadelphia has a long history of having some of the best ice cream. Bassetts, which has been around since 1861, did not disappoint. The servings were generous, there was a large variety of flavors, and it tasted awesome! They have a well-organized book that lists the ingredients for each of their products which came in handy to make sure we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Simply the best! Try the cinnamon ice cream. You will want to bring it home and slather it on hot apple pie.

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Phila PA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Bassett's Ice Cream in the Reading Terminal Market is the only place where I order rum raisin ice cream. It is the absolute best!

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Additional Information about Bassetts Ice Cream

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

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