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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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51 N 12th St Ste 45, Reading Terminal Market, Philadelphia, PA 19107-2902
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Reviewed yesterday

After finishing of a Phily Cheesesteak sandwich (which is a challenge in itself), we headed for an ice cream at the nearby Bassetts Ice Cream counter. We chose a small cup, which was able to take two scoops, of our flavours: Dark Chocolate Chip &...More

Thank Andrew M
Reviewed 2 days ago

Bassett's is a Philly classic, and the ice cream comes in a wide variety of creative flavors. It's really good too. There's not much to complain about. But while the Reading Terminal is an interesting and fun location, it's hard to find a place to...More

Thank jxx9595
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can't believe the cashier was defending the ghetto grandma try to cut in front of us in line on Friday! Another lady had to speak up for us. Too late.... it might have been delicious. We will never know. You know who you are...More

Thank Custom156x
Reviewed 7 September 2017

If you like ice cream, you need to try this. A Philadelphia classic, a Reading terminal Market classic, and maybe the best ice cream ever. You can taste the fresh flavors, and creamy texture. This is not a kids ice cream, this is a foodie's...More

1  Thank 190DB190
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My cone of chocolate ice cream was very delicious and the service was very quick considering the length of the line. My only regret is that I didn't order a larger portion.

Thank Nick C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Whenever I am in Philly catching the train home, I NEED to stop by Bassetts Ice Cream for my ice cream fix!

Thank jdv1209
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Bassett can't be beat - that's all there is to it. The product has been perfected for over a century. Getting served at Reading Terminal is a blast from the past. Line up with scores of other ice cream lovers to get dips reminiscent of...More

1  Thank 713reneey
Reviewed 4 September 2017

The best ice cream ever. Many fllavors, high butter fat what more could you want on a hot summer day

Thank genelieb1
Reviewed 31 August 2017

While visiting the market after eating try this ice cream is excellent and very fresh cones, Pistachio is good.

Thank Denter46
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I wanted Black Cherry, which they didn't have, but they let me try a bite of vanilla cherry and it was awesome. A quart was the same price as a cone so I opted for the quart and took it back to the Hotel. Fair...More

Thank dedmunne
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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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