Bassett's Ice Cream

Row 1

45 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 925-4315

Foursquare Tips

  • Open since 1861, this is America's oldest ice cream company! Don't miss the Peanut Butter Dream shake.
  • Go small. The portions are huge
  • Strawberry and lemon!!!
  • Try the Icecream
  • They're open when the market opens (sometimes as early as 8 or 9)--ain't no shame in having breakfast for ice cream!
  • Best ice cream in Philly. Not too sweet
  • One of the best ice cream shops in Philadelphia. Be sure to grab a small lunch in Reading Terminal so that you can grab a sugar cone afterwards!
  • 150 years worth of making ice cream... I had to see why :)
  • try the cinnamon!!
  • Simply delicious. A must when at Reading Terminal Market. Great value.
  • Try the Strawberry And Cherry Vanilla Ice Cream - World's famous :)
  • Eggnog with Guatemalan Ripple on a waffle cone...yummy!
  • Even The President of The United States loves this place! Check the pics.
  • Amazingly creamy ice cream. Dark chocolate and mint chocolate chip are great!
  • Muito bom!!! O sorvete de Raspberry Truffle maravilhoso! E o tamanho pequeno enorme.
  • Try the WHYY!
  • Bassett's chocolate is not too sweet, so I'd recommend anything chocolate (I loved the chocolate marshmallow). Also, I'm a sucker for green tea and theirs is SPOT ON.
  • Pick the why experience?!
  • Speciality flavors like pomegranate blueberry chunk
  • Vanilla butterscotch is the way to go!