The Franklin Fountain

5.0 stars 5.0 out of 5 7 ratings

116 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106

(215) 627-1899
$$ $10-15 per entree
Gluten-Free Features

Celiac Friendly, Dessert

Delight GF Magazine Approved
80% of 5 votes say it's Celiac friendly
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    5 ratingJuly 17, 2015

    Excellent. Informed the order taker that my wife was GF and he said it would take just a little longer as they would be using freshly cleaned serving utensils and opening new ice cream containers to ensure no cross-contamination.

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    4 ratingJune 29, 2015

    Almost all flavors are gluten free, EXCEPT the hydrox (Cookies and Cream). Nothing is posted about items being gluten free and I had to wait on a long line to order and ask. Great ice cream, but would have been better if they had separate prep for gluten free orders. Not safe for those with super-sensitivity since the ice creams are all kept in the same case and could easily be contaminated with contact from ice cream cones.

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    5 ratingApril 02, 2015

    When you're done with your history lesson, head down to the Franklin Fountain for ice cream in an authentic parlor. Travel back in time in a meticulously recreated soda fountain complete with egg creams, banana splits, and homemade ice cream. I'm particularly fond of the ginger ice cream but Philadelphia Vanilla is sure to please. The Franklin Fountain also offers soy ice creams.

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    5 ratingNovember 30, 2014

    Great ice cream. Informed "server" I was gf. He changed gloves, scoops, and opened a new thing of ice cream for me. Had delicious sundae. Fun experience.

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    5 ratingOctober 31, 2014

    Gluten and dairy free options clearly indicated on menu. Due to the nature of the product (all natural ingredients and vintage recipes/formulations) the great majority of the products are GF, and there are quite a lot of dairy-free options as well, surprisingly. The quality of the ice cream and sodas and toppings, etc. is peerless. You can't find treats like this anywhere else. It's pretty amazing.

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    5 ratingJuly 20, 2013

    Went way out of there way to make sure my son and wife didnt get any gluten. Cleaned the scoopers AND got into a new container. Highly recommended. Plus, lots of charm.

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    5 ratingMarch 26, 2013

    Amazing ice cream and the staff was well informed that all flavors except cookies and cream are GF (at least that day). A fun must visit stop in Philly.

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