The Oldest Ice Cream Shop In America Is Right Here In Philadelphia And It’s Amazing

Did you know that the oldest ice cream shop in America is located right here in Philadelphia? Bassett’s Ice Cream may have been dreamed up in New Jersey, but it’s move to a Market Street storefront and later to Reading Terminal Market makes this spot the oldest ice cream shop in the country! Next time you enjoy an oversized cone of this classic Philly treat, be sure to appreciate it for what it is: over 150 years of experience in making the best ice cream possible.

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Do you have a favorite flavor at Bassett’s? Let us know in the comments – we’re always ready to taste-test new treats!

Reading Terminal Market really is one of the most incredible places in the world – you can find the best sandwich in the country at DiNic’s and the best donuts you’ll ever try right at Beiler’s Bakery.