Old fashioned deliciousness
The Franklin Fountain
Owned and operated by brothers Ryan and Eric Berley, The Franklin Fountain is an authentic re-creation of an American ice cream parlor and soda fountain, circa 1915. Ice cream made on-premises is scooped and served in cones, sundaes and floated upon ice cream sodas drawn from a 1904 bronze & onyx soda fountain. Hot fudge, caramel and other toppings are made using fresh, local ingredients. Soda jerks are dressed in period attire, serving customers an authentic early 1900s experience in a historic building with ornate tin ceilings, marble counters and mosaic penny tile floors.
The Franklin Mint Sundae
The Franklin Mint Sundae, one of their signature sundaes, is made with mint chip and vanilla bean ice creams, chocolate syrup, marshmallow glaze, fresh mint syrup, whipped cream and a mint chocolate coin.
Concord Grape Fancy Ice
During September they offer Concord Grape Fancy Ice; a sorbet made from real concord grapes.
A Rotation of Vegan Ice Creams
Seasonal Vegan Strawberry Ice Cream in one of our house made waffle cones (not vegan), made with real maple syrup.
Pictured is a soda jerk using their 1905 bronze and onyx soda fountain to pour a Wiener Eiskaffee: black coffee cold brewed with vanilla bean ice cream, whipped cream, and chocolate syrup. They have 27 flavors of soda syrup that you can mix to your liking.
116 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Sun - Sat 11am - 12am