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Zebra Striped Whale

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12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-1953
+1 215-860-4122
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

ZSW has the best ice cream in town! Although it's a little pricey, it is so worth it! You have to try the Graham Slam flavor. My favorite is graham slam with reese's mixed in. It is my favorite dessert! 11/10 for sure!

Thank Samantha B
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best ice cream, milkshakes and crepes anywhere! Wonderful ambience, great service! Their whirlwinds are so amazing, and their ice cream cakes are to die for!

Thank WendyMal
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Best ice cream in the area! Cute place to stop after dinner for some great dessert ! Nice place to go after the father daughter dances!

Thank peggyfior
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Ice cream is good but the wait sometimes is long - have 1 or 2 people working and if somebody orders cappuccino, smoothie or milkshake - forget about it.....

Thank Natasha R
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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140 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This ice cream is good but not worth the overblown price. We visited during the week and the help was slow which made the high prices hurt even more. Attention Owners: this is newtown and not Disney! Go to Owowcow instead.

Thank James M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately my wife and I found this place lol. The ice cream is unbelievable since we found this place been there every night they also have very tasty cakes you can add candy etc in the ice cream also. Been doing a lot of walking since I found this yummy place lol

Thank Doggyman313
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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281 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

Last minute trip for ice cream. We had never tried the ZSW before. It's is a very cozy spot. The store reminds me of Cold Stone Creamery with a local flare. The young ladies working behind the counter were very friendly. The ice cream was very flavorful. It was great to sit on the street in Newtown. Very quiet place... More 

Thank MrandMrsBookman
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

We just moved to the area last Christmas and so have been indulging in some of the ice-cream in the area. The ice-cream is delicious but we have had others in the area that are as good or better for a much more reasonable price. The ambience is nice and Newtown is so sweet. A great gathering place with friends,... More 

Thank NicFam5
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6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

Everything you could want for desert. From coffee to hand dipped ice cream to chocolate covered pretzels. The line was long buy worth the wait.

Thank sean m
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

Fantastic ice cream, adorable, quaint shop right on the main street in Newtown. The only reason I am not giving 5 stars is because it is one of the most expensive cups of ice cream I've ever had. That being said, their ice cream cakes are out of this world and reasonably priced. We had one once and have since... More 

Thank christinelohr5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-860-4122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?