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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 4 weeks ago

Good ice cream is all about freshness and good ingredients, plus know-how, of course. Bassett's has been around for a long time, and they certainly know technique. They use the finest cream from local sources, and they have a great range of seasonal flavors. I...More

Thank Marylis S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place serves up rich, full fat ice cream that is heavenly!! Dieters, take note: If you allow yourself a 'cheat day', and you're near Reading Terminal, go HERE!!

Thank usblueflyer
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Reading Terminal Market has many treasures - one of them is Bassetts Ice Cream. It is amazing to see it there since it was established in 1861 and has been operating continuously since then. Great ice cream!

Thank SueinSalem
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

After lunch we treated ourselves to some ice cream. We split a cup of 2 scoops of butter pecan. It was delicious.

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped by Bassetts at Reading Square. Had the pomegranate blueberry chunk it was delicious! Will be back when I’m in town!

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious ...I heard that this was great ice cream and being a lover of all ice cream I decided to test it out.. my eyes lit up when I saw buttered almond on the menu ... because of my mother it’s a child hood...More

Thank UC1304
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is historical family business that creates delicious ice cream for this city. While attending the Harvest Festival they were serving special Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes - it was absolutely delicious, spice-filled, pumpkin-y and sweet.

Thank Sami L
Reviewed 16 October 2017

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 16 October 2017

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 30 September 2017 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
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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  • 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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