Cinnamony scents are always coming from this Black-owned bakery in Reading Terminal Market. Head to Sweet T's Bakery & Snack Shop for a pie two on a casual weekday.
Written byCandis R. McLean
Open since 1932, South Philly's Pop's Homemade Water Ice mixes up new flavors every week. Here you can get flavors like iced tea, ginger ale, and banana split.
Tranzilli’s Water Ice in Germantown sells some of the best water ice in the city by both by the cup and in gallon “party buckets".
When people imagine a water ice spot, Jimmy’s is probably what comes to mind. The South Philly spot has water ice, soft serve, pretzels, and frozen bananas that's perfect for literally anyone.
John's Water Ice is an Italian Market-adjacent spot that's been around since 1945. Here you can get some of the best water ice in Philly on a hot day.
At Dre's Homemade Water Ice & Ice Cream, you'll find flavors like sour apple mango and a few others that are all made with real fruit. Head to West Philly for a scoop when the weather gets sunny.
Head to Overbrook’s King’s Water Ice for things like pizza pretzels, shakes, hot dogs, and some of the best water ice in town.
At West Philly’s Morrone’s you can get housemade water ice with things like fresh apple bits in the sour apple scoops but also four types of warm pretzels.
West Philly’s Fred’s Water Ice has over 20 flavors, warm funnel cake, peppery hot sausages, and creamy custard gelati that's perfect for literally anyone on a warm day.
Beiler’s in Reading Terminal Market makes the best donuts in the city.
Head to Custard Hut in Somers Point for great frozen custard and lots of nostalgia.
Strollo’s Italian Ice in Belmar might just be the best spot for frozen desserts down the shore. Go for a chocolate/pistachio twist.
Written byMichael Sinatra
E. Holland Sundries makes the best pastries in Bradley Beach,
Nicholas Creamery is our favorite ice cream spot in the Highlands.
Where to get a frozen, swirly dessert in Philly.
Written bySydney McElwee
Unless you’re living with a pastry chef, you’re going to need some sugar reinforcements.
Big Gay is an ice cream chain from New York with excellent chocolate-dipped soft serve.
Profi’s is the best place in Reading Terminal Market to get a crepe.
Termini Bros in Reading Terminal Market has great baked goods and pastries - especially cookies and cannolis.
Bassett’s is the oldest ice cream shop in Philadelphia, and it makes super creamy flavors inside Reading Terminal Market.