Best ice cream in Philadelphia

Check out the top ice cream in Philadelphia, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Trolley Car Diner & Deli
1. Trolley Car Diner & Deli
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10 local reviews
7619 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-753-1500
BarRestaurantFood
Michelle
Local's favorite diner on the border of Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. Great breakfast foods, milkshakes, donuts,…
Ashley
Cute little diner with an amazing beer selection and an outdoor ice cream trolly car that you must experience!…
Candice
It's a great Philly thing to do, good food, a kid-friendly atmosphere, breakfast anytime, and ice cream served…
1. Trolley Car Diner & Deli
1. Trolley Car Diner & Deli
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10 local reviews
7619 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-753-1500
Michelle
Michelle
Local's favorite diner on the border of Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill. Great breakfast foods, milkshakes, donuts, beers, and ice cream.
Ashley
Ashley
Cute little diner with an amazing beer selection and an outdoor ice cream trolly car that you must experience!
Candice
Candice
It's a great Philly thing to do, good food, a kid-friendly atmosphere, breakfast anytime, and ice cream served out of an authentic Rt. 23 tr…
2. Reading Terminal Market
2. Reading Terminal Market
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126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
FoodPoint of interestEstablishment
Ana
Reading Terminal Market is one of the oldest and largest enclosed public markets in America. It is located dir…
Hanna + Morgan
Get lost wandering through and finding any kind of food your stomach desires. We recommend Dinic's roast pork …
Julia
This place is incredible. It is a food mall filled with stands from local Philadelphia restaurants, groceries,…
2. Reading Terminal Market
2. Reading Terminal Market
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126 local reviews
51 North 12th Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-922-2317
Ana
Ana
Reading Terminal Market is one of the oldest and largest enclosed public markets in America. It is located directly across from the Philadel…
Hanna + Morgan
Hanna + Morgan
Get lost wandering through and finding any kind of food your stomach desires. We recommend Dinic's roast pork or brisket sandwich with provo…
Julia
Julia
This place is incredible. It is a food mall filled with stands from local Philadelphia restaurants, groceries, cafes, ice cream and more. It…
3. Pizza Brain
3. Pizza Brain
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24 local reviews
2313 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-291-2965
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Brandon
Great pizza and home to the world’s largest collection of pizza-memorabilia (as certified by Guinness Records)…
Michael
Pizza Brain and the Museum of Pizza Culture offers excellent gourmet style pizza. Large slices available for o…
Mark
Excellent, creative pizza creations, and you can order by the whole pie or the slice. It's next to Little Baby…
3. Pizza Brain
3. Pizza Brain
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24 local reviews
2313 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-291-2965
Brandon
Brandon
Great pizza and home to the world’s largest collection of pizza-memorabilia (as certified by Guinness Records). And Little Baby's Ice Cream …
Michael
Michael
Pizza Brain and the Museum of Pizza Culture offers excellent gourmet style pizza. Large slices available for order or call for pickup. Best …
Mark
Mark
Excellent, creative pizza creations, and you can order by the whole pie or the slice. It's next to Little Baby's Ice Cream. There's also Piz…
4. The Franklin Fountain
4. The Franklin Fountain
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16 local reviews
116 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-627-1899
FoodStorePoint of interest
Adam
This old timey ice cream shop and soda fountain is a real blast from the past, with locally made offerings and…
Jessica
Homemade Ice Cream by The Berley Brothers. The scene at Franklin Fountain is something out of the history boo…
David
After a tiring day of touristing, treat yourself to a ridiculously delicious ice cream sundae from Franklin Fo…
4. The Franklin Fountain
4. The Franklin Fountain
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16 local reviews
116 Market Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-627-1899
Adam
Adam
This old timey ice cream shop and soda fountain is a real blast from the past, with locally made offerings and classic American decor. Cash …
Jessica
Jessica
Homemade Ice Cream by The Berley Brothers. The scene at Franklin Fountain is something out of the history books. The 2 owners grew up in a…
David
David
After a tiring day of touristing, treat yourself to a ridiculously delicious ice cream sundae from Franklin Fountain. Cash only, and defiant…
5. John's Water Ice
5. John's Water Ice
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8 local reviews
701 Christian Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-925-6955
FoodStorePoint of interest
Samantha
Philly classic! We call Italian Ice "water ice" here for some reason. Great quality. Usually I get ice cream -…
Lisa
Hands down best "wooder" ice in the city. Made fresh onsite. This is where Obama stopped when he was in town. …
Jerry
The best water ice around. John's sits at the corner of 7th and Cristian Sts and is a great place to cool off …
5. John's Water Ice
5. John's Water Ice
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8 local reviews
701 Christian Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-925-6955
Samantha
Samantha
Philly classic! We call Italian Ice "water ice" here for some reason. Great quality. Usually I get ice cream - homemade, delicious, and chea…
Lisa
Lisa
Hands down best "wooder" ice in the city. Made fresh onsite. This is where Obama stopped when he was in town. You should do the same! Their …
Jerry
Jerry
The best water ice around. John's sits at the corner of 7th and Cristian Sts and is a great place to cool off with a delicious flavored wate…
6. Little Baby's Ice Cream World Headquarters
6. Little Baby's Ice Cream World Headquarters
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14 local reviews
2311 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 267-687-8567
FoodStorePoint of interest
Adam
A quick walk for ice cream when Mr. Softee (the soft ice cream truck) doesn't drive by the neighborhood.
Michael
Eccletic flavored vegan and dairy ice cream and milkshakes. The ice cream is 16% buttermilk fat made from Lanc…
Zak
Hand-Made, Super-Premium Ice Creams and Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts for open-minded, convivial Philadelphians.
6. Little Baby's Ice Cream World Headquarters
6. Little Baby's Ice Cream World Headquarters
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14 local reviews
2311 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 267-687-8567
Adam
Adam
A quick walk for ice cream when Mr. Softee (the soft ice cream truck) doesn't drive by the neighborhood.
Michael
Michael
Eccletic flavored vegan and dairy ice cream and milkshakes. The ice cream is 16% buttermilk fat made from Lancaster county cows (from dairy …
Zak
Zak
Hand-Made, Super-Premium Ice Creams and Non-Dairy Frozen Desserts for open-minded, convivial Philadelphians.
7. Little Baby's Ice Cream - Cedar Park Embassy
7. Little Baby's Ice Cream - Cedar Park Embassy
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9 local reviews
4903 Catharine Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-921-2100
FoodStorePoint of interest
Bilal
We love this gem of an ice cream shop! Come here for funky flavors -- you never know what you're going to get…
Sarah
Local, interesting flavors, worth a stop. Also, google it and watch their weird ad. It doesn't seem like that …
Lee
Gourmet ice cream in Cedar Park! Less than five blocks away just off 49th and Baltimore. My favorite is the …
7. Little Baby's Ice Cream - Cedar Park Embassy
7. Little Baby's Ice Cream - Cedar Park Embassy
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9 local reviews
4903 Catharine Street, Philadelphia
Closed now
+1 215-921-2100
Bilal
Bilal
We love this gem of an ice cream shop! Come here for funky flavors -- you never know what you're going to get. Our personal favorites are va…
Sarah
Sarah
Local, interesting flavors, worth a stop. Also, google it and watch their weird ad. It doesn't seem like that ad would sell ice cream, but i…
Lee
Lee
Gourmet ice cream in Cedar Park! Less than five blocks away just off 49th and Baltimore. My favorite is the Chipotle Chocolate, of course…
8. Philly Flavors
8. Philly Flavors
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4 local reviews
2004 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
(215) 232-7748
StoreFoodEstablishment
Franklin
Perfect on a summer day for ice cream or Philly's famous gelato!
Hanna + Morgan
Amazing ice cream and "wooder ice", aka slush or Italian ice if you're not from Philly and confused by the acc…
Kati
Highly recommend! The best ice cream in Philly!
8. Philly Flavors
8. Philly Flavors
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4 local reviews
2004 Fairmount Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
(215) 232-7748
Franklin
Franklin
Perfect on a summer day for ice cream or Philly's famous gelato!
Hanna + Morgan
Hanna + Morgan
Amazing ice cream and "wooder ice", aka slush or Italian ice if you're not from Philly and confused by the accent.
Kati
Kati
Highly recommend! The best ice cream in Philly!
9. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor
9. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor
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2 local reviews
8126 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-247-7374
BakeryFoodStore
Jordan
Who doesn't love ice cream in the summer? A classic tradition for our family.
Ashley
BEAUTIFUL bakery + ice cream, I cannot recommend this spot enough. It is SoOoo good.
Ashley
BEAUTIFUL bakery + ice cream, I cannot recommend this spot enough. It is SoOoo good.
9. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor
9. Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor
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2 local reviews
8126 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia
Open now
+1 215-247-7374
Jordan
Jordan
Who doesn't love ice cream in the summer? A classic tradition for our family.
Ashley
Ashley
BEAUTIFUL bakery + ice cream, I cannot recommend this spot enough. It is SoOoo good.
Ashley
Ashley
BEAUTIFUL bakery + ice cream, I cannot recommend this spot enough. It is SoOoo good.
10. Weckerly’s Ice Cream
10. Weckerly’s Ice Cream
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6 local reviews
9 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
(215) 423-2000
FoodStorePoint of interest
Juan
The best ice cream! We hit up Weckerly's all year round.
Zak
We prepare fresh batches of ice cream five days a week, each day focusing on a single flavor from raw ingredie…
Jennifer
Unbelievable ice cream sandwiches!
10. Weckerly’s Ice Cream
10. Weckerly’s Ice Cream
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6 local reviews
9 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia
Closed now
(215) 423-2000
Juan
Juan
The best ice cream! We hit up Weckerly's all year round.
Zak
Zak
We prepare fresh batches of ice cream five days a week, each day focusing on a single flavor from raw ingredient to finished product. April …
Jennifer
Jennifer
Unbelievable ice cream sandwiches!