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Bassetts Ice Cream

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51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Long Island, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

When I saw the line to this place, I knew it was going to be great, and I wasn't disappointed. They truly are amazing and worth the wait. Wonderful flavors to choose from, raspberry truffle vanilla was superb!

Thank irina089
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love this ice cream. It's worth the wait. Get a small, the servings are large. I had the Guatemalan Coffee and it was delicious.

Thank 1Pinktulip
baltimore, md
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326 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I got the cookies and cream with fudge on it. It was delicious! I had to go back and get it again the next day! The hot fudge is good too. My kids and I liked this ice cream better than the Franklin Fountain. Lines are long and it takes time but it is worth the wait. My son got... More 

Thank joeybagz312
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son said it was the best ice cream he'd ever had. Period! Very creamy. Also accomodating with food allergies.

Thank infoexchange
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really good ice cream here, they do some retail in local stores. A deli near me in NE Philly sells pints. It's worth looking for if you don't want to go to downtown.

Thank maryfran1954
Maplewood, NJ
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85 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Everyone in our group liked the ice cream and though it was very good. The colors and textures were excellent. Flavors we tried included cinnamon and green tea. The cinnamon is very good, but if you like your cinnamon flavors to hit you with the intensity of an Atomic Fireball, you'll be craving more cinnamon.

Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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227 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place has been selling ice cream for many years, and I have gone there for ice cream over fifty years. It never seems to change and is always excellent ice cream. Often crowded, too. I recommend the dark chocolate chip, as it is great and often not available elsewhere.

Thank Lipadad
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the ice cream is good but expensive can get the same but cheaper at different location. the have a lot of flavors

Thank ladydrj
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever I go, gotta have the Rum Raisin. If you have never tried it before, you will not regret it. A unique ice cream treat

Thank Drum_the_Way
Endicott, New York
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just one of many establishments available for desert after sampling the many main fare restaurants at the Reading Market. Did not disappoint, very satisfied.

Thank Vincent C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
  • 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?