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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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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The reading terminal has many gems, but this is among my favorites. Who doesn't love a good, old fashioned treat. The ice cream is unbeatable, and they also have a variety of milkshakes available as well. It does get insanely busy like most of the terminal, but the line always moves fast. It is worth the wait.

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Thank vouscherie
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stop by Bassetts ice cream 2 -3 times a week. Very busy location at Reading Terminal. Great ice cream and sundae's are a nice treat

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Thank Timothy M
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Bassett's has a ton of flavors - literally something for everyone. After being in business as long as they have, they truly know how to make delicious ice cream. You can't go wrong.

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Thank sewcrazeee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bassetts Ice Cream has been in Philly for years now and it taste like it. You won't find a more creamier old fashioned taste anywhere where all the flavores taste like home made. Very few people make foods from the old days anymore. Back then everything was made with pure ingredients like fresh vitamin D milk, cream, sugar and butter... More 

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Thank Marcy W
Warrington, Pennsylvania
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Born in Philadelphia and never had Bassetts. It's hard to believe. But today, it's really hot and humid, I volunteered to work at the DNC, I have to be there in 5 minutes so I need a quick portable filling lunch- so walking to the Convention Center, I stop at Bassetts and get a Very Berry milkshake. WOW! Raspberries, chocolate,... More 

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Thank Connie M
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

tasty pricey treat but portions are not even. Children can see one is larger than the other. They need some sort of ticket for service. Seems like regulars receive priority service and somewhat larger portions.

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Thank mailpaulr
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had to go to this area to catch a train to New York. I decided to stop and get a snack before going to the 30th street station for my Amtrak departure. I was amazed by the whole Reading Terminal Market and decided that a quick ice cream snack was a good idea. I stopped at the Bassetts Counter... More 

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Thank dmaples99
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

To come to Philly and not have some Basset's would be criminal. It is the same as it has been forever: Rich, creamy and just plain delicious.That is something very few companies can say.

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Thank ebarbash2016
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very good ice cream and sorbet. Have been around a long time, locals head there. Great stop in the terminal.

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Thank Elizabeth R
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It just doesn't get any better. The location in the Reading Terminal market, the hustle and bustle, the old school flavors mixed in with the latest and greatest. The line moves fast, the people are friendly and the ice cream is killer. Get some now.

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
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

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