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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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 190DB190
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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

Thank 713reneey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank genelieb1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Denter46
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Got 2 scoops of strawberry in a cup, it was really rich and creamy must try, the guy taking my order was not paying attention and put me down for Carmel how you get Carmel out of Strawberry

Thank KeeKee042014
Reviewed 14 August 2017

This place is busy for a reason. Wonderful ice cream, and the milkshakes were delicious. A great place for an afternoon treat.

Reviewed 6 August 2017

My hubby and I try local, homemade ice cream all over the country. Bassett's is simply one of the best. There were 3 of us and we each had 2 flavors. They were all incredibly delicious. The flavors were real, not fake and chemical tasting....More

Thank Sarah F
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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