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Berkey Creamery

Pennsylvania State University, 119 Food Science Building, State College, PA 16802
+1 814-865-7535
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (732 reviews)
“peachy paterno” (85 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Pennsylvania State University, 119 Food Science Building, State College, PA 16802
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

#BEST.ICE CREAM.EVER. Berkey Creamery is a Penn State tradition since 1865! It is soooo good that I can live off by just eating Bittersweet Mint ice cream.

Thank LoveIStanbul365
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow. Who even needs to review this place? The ice cream puts ice cream to shame. The flavor they pack in it is worth 10 stars of flavor points. If you walk by this place without going in, apologize to your taste buds.

Thank Julian R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Can't wait for the next visit. Alumni swirl is my favourite. The portions are always generous. The police are keeping a close eye on the parking. Use the garage, the ice cream is worth it

Thank Donald T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delicious ice cream, lots of choices. Milk shakes are also delicious-thick and creamy. Be sure to take some home. Creamery will pack ice cream in dry ice so you don't have to worry melting. Staff is friendly and very fast and efficient. Pick up some...More

Thank Kelly L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came In for the game and of course my kids said we must stop for ice cream so where else would we go.

Thank joe7412
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Used to be great. Now like a supermarket. There’s less seating and rows of grocery snacks. It’s ok on days that you can sit outside. I’m

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are visiting Penn State or State College, getting ice cream at the Creamery should be one of you stops. The ice cream is always great! I have never eaten anything but their ice cream, but they have a range of quick food like...More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I attended I would get an ice cream or milkshake 3-4 times a week. My mouth would start to water as I approached the place. Back then I was also walking 5+ miles per day, which is needed when the non-so-secret ingredient of the...More

Thank psudino
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Ice cream was delicious. The lines moved fast as the are so efficient. You can even take home some of your favorite flavors. It is hard to decide which

Thank annetY5253DQ
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I was told this was a “must stop at” experience while on the Penn State campus. We stopped in on a cold day after walking a good bit. The creamery is housed in the Food Sciences building, along with a clean, modern, small convenience store...More

Thank Buddy V
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30 November 2016|
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Response from thatchbox20 | Reviewed this property |
I think the cones were around $3.50 or $4.00. They are one size only, huge! You can get it in a dish also. Worth it.
27 September 2016|
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Response from DCTurk | Reviewed this property |
Don't know.
27 May 2016|
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Response from James N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can also purchase an insulated bag and dry ice from the creamery.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pennsylvania State University, 119 Food Science Building, State College, PA 16802
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  State College
  • Phone Number: +1 814-865-7535
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