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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 yesterday

Can't visit the Reading Terminal without a dish of Bassets ice cream with jimmies and whipped cream. None better. Perfect flavor and richness. Often a short line, but definitely worth the wait. Any flavor will do the trick. Today it was the butterscotch vanilla. Delicious....More

Thank reelwise
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lots of flavor choices, quick service, great quality products. The line was long but it moved quickly. It was crazy hot so the ice cream was on the softer side but it was still awesome. I can’t wait to go back!

Thank Sarah F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located inside the Reading Market, we visited around lunchtime and although it was busy, the service was excellent, the choice was extensive and we were able to have a wonderful waffle cone with excellent ice cream. An experience that we can recommend to any ice...More

Thank kennyhall1944
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I tried the Salted Caramel Pretzel, Vanilla, Chocolate and Praline Cream. The Praline Cream was hands down our favorite. Sweet, creamy and delicious!

Thank travelbugJNS
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The stand looks so appealing when you walk by it at Reading Market. The ice cream is nothing special though. Decent selection of flavors, not worth a stop if the wait is long

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good ice cream, the peach was delicious. Something about eating ice cream and walking. I would definitely return back for another cone.

Thank Pamala B
Reviewed 14 May 2018

What can you say besides the ice cream was creamy, cold and tasted like a flavor bomb without being overly sweet. It was thick enough that it was still consistent after 5 minutes of melting which made it perfect. It may be the best Cherry...More

Thank ThomasGX922
Reviewed 9 April 2018

When we are in town we always stop by for a scoop! There are so many choices, we are never bored. They will give you a glass of cold water for a chaser as creamy ice cream always makes you thirsty! If you like ice...More

1  Thank Betty M
Reviewed 3 April 2018

Been eating Bassetts Ice Cream from the supermarket whenever it was available here in New York. To come across a Bassett's store here in the Reading Terminal was the find of the day They give you giant scoops in a cone but to us, with...More

Thank Sockster
Reviewed 25 March 2018

I really liked this place. Of course it is hard to make ice cream taste bad. :) I tried the sundae with 3 scoops of ice cream and 2 toppings. I got dark chocolate, regular chocolate and birthday cake. They were generous with their toppings...More

Thank pizzapizza315
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
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09:00 - 18:00
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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