Tuesday, December 1, 2015

20 great ice cream spots in winter

Spring will be here eventually. But that summertime treat doesn't have to be out of season, even as the cold winds blow.

20 great ice cream spots in winter


When fall comes, your typical operator of an ice cream shop mops up the floor, cleans out the cases and hibernates.

But not these 20 people. They keep dipping even while we're shoveling.

Dipping is the operative word in this list. No froyo shops, please. Just ice cream and gelato.


1. Avenue Scoop, Bella Vista

2. Bassetts, Reading Terminal Market

3. Bredenbeck's, Chestnut Hill

4. Capogiro, various locations

5. Daddy O's, Marlton

6. Foam Floaterie, Society Hill

7. Franklin Fountain, Old City

8. Handel's, Berwyn

9. Little Baby's, Fishtown

10. Merrymead Farm, Lansdale

11. More Than Just Ice Cream, Washington Square West

12. Owowcow, Wrightstown and Ottsville

13. Philly Flavors, Fairmount

14. Scoop DeVille, Washington Square West

15. Sophie's Cafe, Wayne

16. South Philly Soft Pretzel & Water Ice Co., Stratford

17. Sprinkles, Elkins Park

18. Toto's, Ambler

19. Yogorino, University City

20. Zwahlen's Ice Cream, Audubon, Pa.

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