Thank you!

All of our Ice Creams, Toppings and Baked Goods are made in-house from scratch. We employ real, live confectioners to churn, freeze, steep, knead and cook wholesome sweets from the highest quality and local ingredients!


What are you known for?









Your Favorite Scoop with your a Favorite Topping!

Hydrox Cookie (original cookie & cream) ice cream is one of our most popcular flavors! Try it with a scoop of our house made peanut butter sauce.









Refreshing Hand-drawn Sodas

We make most of our soda syrups, except Dr. Pepper and our Kola, in house with natural ingredients. Pictured is a Rose soda.












The Mt. Vesuvius . . . $15 / $20

A mountain of Chocolate or Vanilla Bean ice cream erupting in Brownie boulders, cascading with Hot Fudge, and blanketed in Malt Powder, with smoke clouds of fresh Whipped Cream. A truly Pompeii-an display. Junior Sundae for $15, or a Full Sundae for $20!

What's your best seller?








Root Beer Float . . . . $13.50

Our house-made Root Beer is steeped in Brown Sugar with Anise, Birch, Cinnamon, Sassafras, and other spices to sharply compliment the sweet Vanilla Bean ice cream










Hot Fudge Sundae . . . $13/$17

Two dipperfuls of Philadelphia Vanilla Bean ice cream drowned in Franklin Fountain Hot Fudge and topped with our fresh Whipped Cream and a Bordeaux Cherry. Junior $13, Full sundae $17

What have I GOT to try?








Brownie a la Mode . . . . $13.75

Our house-made dense fudgie chocolate brownie, with a scoop of Vanilla Bean ice cream (or any flavor you'd like!)







Peach Melba . . . $13/$17

Peach ice cream dressed in Raspberry Compote, with toasted Almonds and a ruffle of fresh Whipped Cream. Junior $13, Full sundae $17

Following soprano Nellie Melba’s performance of Wagner’s Lohengrin in 1893, French chef Auguste Escoffier was moved to create an exquisite dessert for Dame Nellie.







Franklin Mint . . . $13.50/$18

One scoop each of Mint Chip and Vanilla Bean, Chocolate Syrup, Marshmallow sauce and house-made Garden Mint Syrup, fresh Whipped Cream and a green maraschino cherry


What's special right now?









Strawberry-Guava Real Fruit Ice

Sweat and tart, our Strawberry-Guava ice is smooth, and made with real fruit! Pair with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream, or in a Pineapple soda float!

Worth the Wait

When there is a long line, you know the ice cream will be good! ... The employees were all super friendly and they have unique and yummy flavors! I appreciated vegan and gluten free options.

$#%&*! That's good!

Family-friendly words can not describe how good the milkshakes are here. I had the Sea Salt Caramel, and my wife had the Hydrox Cookie the Original OREO.

A Scoop Above

Nothing to say but AMAZING. The ice cream itself is so so good but the floats and milkshakes push them over the top...Thank you Franklin Fountain for a perfect Philly experience!

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