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Bassetts Ice Cream

51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
+1 215-925-4315
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (304 reviews)
“waffle cone” (12 reviews)
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10:00 - 20:00All hours
51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Long line but it moved pretty quickly (I actually felt rushed & felt like a slacker for being slow with my order). So, so worth it, though!!

Thank Goophygirl
Reviewed 3 days ago

Ice cream as it should be. Generous portions. great flavors. Nice people and in one of my favorite Phila Institutions Reading Terminal

Thank donnaannharris
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is what ice cream is all about. It was my first time there and I was very surprised with the taste and the portions. At first I thought it was a bit pricey, but this place proves the point of, "You get what you...More

Thank Art B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Phillys oldest ice cream and most others are copies. Mainly found in smaller ice cream shops around town so look for the sign outside. Also found in Reading Terminal market. (Not to mention some select restaurants in NYC ). All flavors are carefully and tastefully...More

Thank jfratto
Reviewed 1 week ago

I can only say OMG. great ice cream, long lines but fast service and it is worth it. You have to try it

Thank LiliamMiami
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a single cone, good flavours and nice creamy texture. Lots to choose from including specials. Definitely worth trying

Thank Poppy1315
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At first I thought it was a little expensive until they served you. I ordered a sugar cone with two scoops. When they went to give me the ice cream they offered to put it in a cup too which was nice since it was...More

Thank Lorraine N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reading Market is really crowded but this place is worth wading through the masses to reach. I had the salted caramel concoction in a chocolate waffle cone and it was delicious.

Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a native Philadelphian I was raised on Bassett's Ice Cream As a Senior Citizen it always feels good to come back to Philly and Bassett's is as good as I always remember. This trip we had the pleasure of being in Center City several...More

Thank A Ernest S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After finishing my sandwich I headed to this stand for desert. I ordered 2 scoops of cherry vanilla ice cream in a cup. It was very creamy and loaded with cherries. Good stuff.

Thank Ron O
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
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: +1 215-925-4315
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