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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • 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 3 weeks ago

After the cheesesteaks and a walk around the Terminal, this was a great place to grab some desert. Great tasting Ice Cream.

Thank JoeTamT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not cheap but a delicious local ice cream great. Keep an eye out for seasonal favorites. Pumpkin is surprisingly yummy. The combo ones (pretzels and caramel etc) are tasty too but I’m still a purist, preferring fewer moving parts. Mocha chip, for example. Classic delicious...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seriously .... go to the Market for Bassett's Ice Cream .... if for no other reason!! It was delicious .... and not your "run of the mill" flavors. The employees were so friendly, and the waffle cone was piled high. It was like being a...More

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

There were many in our group who topped off lunch with Bassetts Ice Cream. There were many flavor choices and the quality was outstanding.

Thank travelsamc
Reviewed 26 December 2017

I have been here several times and they have such a variety I always get something different. Even the basic flavors vanilla& chocolate are so creamy and delicious THe location is good also in the reading terminal by the door to exit out so I...More

Thank Debra R
Reviewed 9 November 2017

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 9 November 2017 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 2 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
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
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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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