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Bassetts Ice Cream

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51 N 12th Street Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107
+1 215-925-4315
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Oldest ice cream and they got it right the first time. Thus is the most premium ice cream you can buy.

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Thank Larry K
Baltimore, Maryland
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37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ice cream was delicious.Everyone was so friendly. I had the double scoop in a cup with the peanut sprinkles on the cone.I would definitely go there again.

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Thank sweetpea1217
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The milkshake was great. My wife got the Cinnamon ice cream and loved it. It was extremely creamy and the flavor was rich and delicious. The workers could be a little nicer though.

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Thank Kevin H
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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220 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't usually stand in lines, and I don't care how popular the place is and how many people recommend it. But I did here, and am glad I did. Their icecream and shakes just can't be beat.

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Thank ChristopherOnTheMove
Roanoke, Virginia
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555 reviews
311 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 240 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stopped here for an afternoon treat after a late lunch; it was a Monday holiday. Their was no line to order, and two of the four counter stools were unoccupied. I asked for a milk shake "with as much dark chocolate as possible." They complied by including dark chocolate chip ice cream and chocolate syrup. It was chocolatey, and... More 

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Thank Mike O
Malmesbury, United Kingdom
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219 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Lovely ice-cream. Not the very best but pretty good. Worth the queue on a crowded day at RT market. Would certainly go back. The mango flavour was lovely as was the French Vanilla.

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Thank Helena L
Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Delicious ice creams, i had irish coffee and mint choc chip together. Enormous scoops and great value at $5.00

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Thank Annofbarwell
Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

This is one of three things that I come down to Philly for when I make my annual trip. I love Bassets ice cream especially on a waffle cone. I had their eggnog ice cream with a scoop of their pomegranate and blueberry ice cream. What a combination! The eggnog was rich and full of cinnamon and spice and a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

great tasty good for you and brings the little boy or girl from your sole an up lifting and wonderful time for just happy happy happy !!!!!!!

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Thank thomas p
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

The ice cream they have here is to die for. Besides being creamy and delicious, they are GOOD! I can vouch for several kinds and I am always looking forward to the next visit. You will to. G Parker Coplay PA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, 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: +1 215-925-4315

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?