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More Than Just Ice Cream

$$ - $$$
City Center East
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1119 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5519
+1 215-574-0586
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oley, Pennsylvania
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a group of 7 who showed up after a meal at GTC next door since we were looking for some good ice cream! We were not disappointed! The Apple Pie ala mode was for about 4-5 people!!!! YUM! We will be back!

1 Thank mbfeeg
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

MTJIC is a casual, friendly restaurant with food that is similar to pub food, though of higher quality. We enjoyed the fried chicken and waffle sliders as a starter. The portion size was so generous, it is practically a meal by itself. The burger was delicious although cooked to a very well done temperature. The service was great and it... More 

2 Thank jim d
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Not more than ice cream,but the deserts and ice cream are the leading attractions. Lunch and dinner okay. Gelato would be a welcomed addition

1 Thank Juliesuebrian
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

great choice of ice cream, average staffs services but overall if you are in town for a quick and easy and adorable lunch/dinner or deserts, More Than Ice cream is just the right place.

1 Thank Jimmy L
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in when we were walking towards Spruce Street Harbor Park on a sunday night. Decently priced ice cream and friendly staff. Got the strawberry cheesecake and it was better than some cheesecake-flavored ice creams I've had but not the best I've ever had either.

1 Thank broxbax
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

I eat lunch here regularly and have come for dinner with my parents when they're in town, or with friends. The grilled cheese with apple and bacon is a favorite! Good vegetarian options, and nice daily sandwich specials, but I love the grilled cheese so much that it's hard to branch out!

Thank sarahthe1001
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

went in for ice cream and ordered a complete dinner. A great variety of food all excellent. Sandwich heaven Rick

Thank Retooling
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016

Get surprised at this little restaurant. Our lunch was outstanding and we returned for dinner the same night. I cannot recommend anything as everything was the best. Portions were bountiful and the staff worked like a fine tuned instrument. 4 stars you won't be disappointed.

Thank mailpaulr
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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224 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Actually, thank God I only just discovered this place, else I'd be bigger than a blimp. MTJIC is some of the best shop ice cream I've had over the years. The tiramisu flavor was better than any place but Florence (gelato). We loved it so much we came back the next night as well. Will make this a usual spot... More 

Thank BlueWindez
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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35 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the most fun, laid back, restaurant with the best yummies in Center City East. Seat yourself why don't you;) From the Chicken & Waffles with Sriracha Syrup, to my BLT, with pesto mayo, with sweet potato fries on the side to my hubbies burger.... everything was tastefully prepared-!! The ice cream was just a sweet taste of childhood in... More 

Thank Tye G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1119 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA 19107-5519
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighborhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-574-0586
More Than Just Ice Cream is Philadelphia's favorite spot for delicious dishes of your comfort!

After our famous Ice Cream shop took off in the community, we expanded our menu to much more than just dessert! Today, we proudly serve everything from sandwiches and salads, to things on the sweeter side.

Try something delectable like out Cowboy Burger smothered in BBQ sauce on a brioche bun, or our Chicken Quesadilla packed with flavor. You can't forget to save room for dessert at More Than Just Ice Cream- be sure to save room for our famous Mile High Apple pie, and of course, the ice cream!

With our friendly service and even better food, come see why we're still one of the longest running restaurants in Philly at More Than Just Ice Cream!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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