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Zebra Striped Whale

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12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-1953
+1 215-860-4122
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Holland, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This store has a great atmosphere serving homemade ice cream. I love they have birthday parties, and serve coffee too. I didn't give them more than three stars, because it is pricey. The ice cream cake is over $30. It is good for ice cream if you are in Newtown.

Thank Linda S
Bensalem, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Cute little dessert cafe with fabulous ice cream desserts and crepes. Something for everyone in quaint Newtown Main Street !

Thank hairgirlie
Yardley, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

What can I say. You can't beat homemade ice cream! This place has some of the best! Great flavors, friendly service, and a fun atmosphere. It is a little more expensive but I think the quality is worth it. They also have frequent visitor cards that add up to a free ice cream. Great coffee and hot drinks too!

Thank Patrick K
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Not a typical chain type ice cream place Employees and owners are always there with a smile to help you Great meeting spot after dinner to grab a cone and walk Main Street I've been taking my kids there since it opened They love the crepes!!!

Thank Daniel M
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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144 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

I read about this local ice cream shop in a travel book. Ice cream made locally. Small town feel about the area, so gave it a shot. I ordered cookies and cream. This has got to be the worst ice cream I ever tasted. The line was long, prices were high. First time I didn't go up to the 16... More 

Thank JRG F
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

ZSW has the best ice cream in town! Although it's a little pricey, it is so worth it! You have to try the Graham Slam flavor. My favorite is graham slam with reese's mixed in. It is my favorite dessert! 11/10 for sure!

Thank Samantha B
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

Best ice cream, milkshakes and crepes anywhere! Wonderful ambience, great service! Their whirlwinds are so amazing, and their ice cream cakes are to die for!

Thank WendyMal
Richboro, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Best ice cream in the area! Cute place to stop after dinner for some great dessert ! Nice place to go after the father daughter dances!

Thank peggyfior
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Ice cream is good but the wait sometimes is long - have 1 or 2 people working and if somebody orders cappuccino, smoothie or milkshake - forget about it.....

Thank Natasha R
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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173 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This ice cream is good but not worth the overblown price. We visited during the week and the help was slow which made the high prices hurt even more. Attention Owners: this is newtown and not Disney! Go to Owowcow instead.

Thank James M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940-1953
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bucks County  >  Newtown
  • Phone Number: +1 215-860-4122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?