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Bredenbeck's Bakery & Ice Cream Parlor

8126 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
+1 215-247-7374
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good22%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“pound cake” (6 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
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6:00 am - 7:00 pm Hours
$$ - $$$
8126 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

A Chestnut Hill institution - bakery on one side, ice-cream shop on the other. Several types and flavors of ice cream and frozen yogurt in either cones, cups or bowls.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank TrixiePhiladelphia
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

I came here with my wife and tried the signature ice cream sundae. The vanilla ice cream has chocolate covered pretzels in it and the sundae has sponge cake on the bottom and Home made whipped cream on top. Definitely a guilty pleasure and a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank bradsp2016
Reviewed 20 December 2017

While staying in Chestnut Hill for the Harry Potter Festival we treated ourselves to a cupcake from Bredenbeck's. It was amazing. Moist, sweet and perfectly flavored. I had the oreo cupcake after debating over all of the choices. Service was quick and options were plentiful....More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank AlliZnFamily
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We had a sundae on our food tour with the WHYY ice cream (vanilla with chocolate covered pretzels and salted caramel) over pound cake and topped with some kind of crunch topping. It was amazing. Had it been warmer outside, this would have been a...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 8 October 2017

Wonderful Chew Philly Tour with Brendenback’s as our last stop. Loved the ice cream sundae until I saw the long black hair in it. Employees should be wearing netting on their heads!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank tkpill
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This is our Second Chestnut Hill Tour, this was our last stop. Elyse was our guide, her information was so nice about the Area and the history. We were able to invite 3 other couples to join us on this tour. We all enjoyed the...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Doob69
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We visited Bredenbeck's for a scheduled wedding cake tasting. The experience was top notch from the moment we entered the bakery all the way to the final farewell. The staff welcomed us and immediately offered us coffee, tea, and water bottles. The professional consultant led...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank cmarq85
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Great tasting and looking pastries, cakes and ice creams. You can't go wrong with any purchase you make here.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank CrustyPirateWife
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Our son lives nearby and whenever we visit he usually goes here to pick up a pie. We've had Chocolate Pecan Bourbon, Pumpkin, Key Line and Lemon Meringue. The first three are great and the LM is good but the meringue is just a bit...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank BCM1225
Reviewed 18 November 2016

Stopped in a little after 7 pm and unfortunately they were closed - so don't go for an after-dinner treat. Came back in the morning and we purchased a champagne/strawberry cupcake and coconut creme tart. They were both lovely and tasty - though the dough...More

Date of visit: November 2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8126 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19118-3423
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > Chestnut Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Chestnut Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 215-247-7374
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