Bassett's Ice Cream

Ice Cream
45 N 12th St (at Reading Terminal Market)
Philadelphia, PA 19107
(215) 925-4315
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 6:00pm
8:00am - 6:00pm
9:00am - 5:00pm



  • 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.
  • Mocha chip is great! I love their variety of flavors. Can be a little pricey however this would be a great treat yourself if you need a pick me up in the middle of the week
  • Delicious ice cream on handmade cone! We had the french vanilla and it was amazing!! The chocolate chip vanilla was very good too.
  • Make sure you try peanut butter dream, Awesome
  • Share Birthday it was sweet and creamy good. Taste just like homemade birthday cake with lots of icing
  • Excelente sorvete. Um dos melhores que comi nos EUA.
  • Everything is so good! Guatemalan coffee isn
  • Some of the best ice cream I've ever had! Sooo thick.

Nearby places

51 N 12th St (btwn Arch & Filbert Sts)
526 Market St (at 6th St)
1501 John F Kennedy Blvd (at N 15th St)