More Than Just Ice Cream

(215) 574-0586 | View Website

1119 Locust St, Philadelphia, PA | Directions   19107

39.947806 -75.160386

Open Hours

M-F 11-10, Sa 11-11

 
Ice Cream Parlors, Restaurants, Traditional American  more

Price: $

Tags: Brunch

Payment Methods: Cash, MasterCard, Visa

Neighborhoods: Washington Square West, Center City

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More Than Just Ice Cream
More Than Just Ice Cream
Menu
Home-made Chicken Tenders, Buffalo Wings, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Guacamole, Turkey Chili Nachos, Vegetarian Pita Pizza, Thai Chicken Spring Rolls, Classic Ground Turkey Chili, Soup Or Vegetarian Soup Of The Day, House... more

Reviews for More Than Just Ice Cream

More Than Just Ice Cream
Recommends

Skip the food unless you're getting a grilled cheese & order the ice cream or giant apple pie.

Recommends
over a year ago

A restaurant and ice cream parlor rolled into one. – In Short
Old-fashioned ice cream parlor chairs mix with modern light fixtures. While ice cream scoopers do their job at the counter, R&B plays over the crowd. The bistro-like menu features generous omelettes, sandwiches (like an open-faced Reuben oozing with Swiss cheese), big burgers in beef, turkey and veggie, and entrees (like salmon served with coconut basmati rice). Daily soups can make nice starters, as can a well-portioned spinach salad with blue cheese, walnuts, apples and onions.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

Skip the food and head straight to the ice cream – I ordered the thai rice noodle salad which was quite bland. Everyone else seemed to be fine with what they ordered (burgers and chicken salad) The ice cream is delicious and extremely smooth.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Certainly overrated – This is the type of place that gets good reviews b/c people WANT a great little place to talk about. The reality is that it doesn't live up to expectations.

We had a turkey sandwich - the turkey was dry and tasted like it was a week old. My partner's noodles were awful. Now, I'm picky, so if it was only me who didn't like it, that would be one thing. But my partner can eat just about anything and she hated it too. We left hungry and ate somewhere else. That is the first time that has ever happened.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

More Than Good Food – I love this place. I go there at least once a week. The food is good, the atmosphere is great, and the owner is cool.

Doesn't Recommend
1.0
over a year ago

Less than good ice cream – Don't believe the hype. An overpriced ice cream parlor with a cafeteria-ambience restaurant on the other side of the curtain does not deserve to be a "Philly institution." The food is bland, though largely proportioned, and people still seem to gain an overriding joy from seeing large slices of apple pie (whatever the quality of the pie). I guess that's what keeps the myth going.

Recommends
5.0
over a year ago

Better than just DQ – Everything is huge, everything is rich, everything is worth every penny. There is nothing better than always knowing that the desserts at More Than Just Ice Cream will be fantastic. I take friends there all the time, and not once has there been a complaint. You can't beat the hours either when you feel like a late night snack.

Recommends
3.0
over a year ago

A place to meet and eat – MTJIC has in my opinion has gotten to be a Philly institution. It's name says it. It isn't a fancy restaurant so don't expect table cloths and candles.

It IS a pleasant place to meet friends, to have a reasonably priced meal and, yex, to get a dessert with high caloric values. The menu has varied offerings in the line of sandwiches and soups. And there are usually two or three specials for those who something more. As for the desserts, I'd suggest you try them ... there are a lot of options.

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