Cool Treats to Beat the Summer Heat

As temperatures spike in Philadelphia, #ShopPenn has all the delicious treats you could want to help keep you cool.
Grab one today while you explore all that University City and Penn have to offer.
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218 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Nothing says summer treat like ice cream, and there is no name more known in ice cream than Ben and Jerry’s. Located on 40th Street, the Penn location is one of just two in Philadelphia, and it offers customers a choice of over 24 different flavors of ice cream and sorbet, including such decadent options as Chocolate Therapy, Coconut Seven Layer Bar and Berry Berry Extraordinary Sorbet. Swing by in the heat of the afternoon sun on weekdays to  savor some ice cream happy hour specials being served.

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214 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

A Penn staple for the dairy-free and vegan crowd is the Banana Whip at HipCityVeg.  The dessert with an ice-cream-like consistency is made with frozen bananas and can be eaten with a variety of toppings, such as chocolate, peanuts, or brownie. You can even BYOT (Bring Your Own Topping) to really mix it up.

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3606 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Kiwi Frozen Yogurt is a family-owned and operated self-serve frozen yogurt shop with nearly 15 standalone flavors or endless possibilities to mix into your own, and a toppings bar featuring more than 30 different options ranging from fresh fruit to chocolate syrup. The menu is always changing with summer flavors popping up, such as Pomegranate Raspberry, Island Banana and Salted Caramel Pretzel. Order online for curbside pickup or delivery and see what sort of different concoctions you can create!

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3736 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

When you are in a rush and need a cool treat to go, SoBol has you covered with its selection of delicious smoothies. This summer, make sure to try the Very Berry Smoothie. Made with mixed berries, banana and apple juice, it is a refreshing pick me up as you conquer those hot Philly streets.

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3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

There is something about a delicious milkshake that always hits the spot. Make sure you don’t miss out on a delicious Tehina Shake from Goldie. Made with Tehina, sugar and soy, almond or coconut milk, the Tehina Shake is rich and creamy, but also dairy-free. Take your pick between the Original, Turkish Coffee, Mint Chocolate or Banana. Place your order online for pick up, and enjoy!  [Note: Pick up is currently available at their Center City location while our Goldie in Franklin’s Table Food Hall is temporarily closed.]

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4000 Locust Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

There are few things better than a delicious cup of iced coffee to kickstart a summer day, and now Saxby’s can be on tap at your fingertips anywhere any time with their new Boxed Cold Brew. Imagine 16 cups of their refreshing cold brew just waiting for you in your fridge each morning. Order online at saxbyscoffee.com for delivery, and enjoy the notes of milk chocolate, caramel, honey and crisp apple to get your day going strong.

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Ben & Jerry’s

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HipCityVeg

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Kiwi Yogurt

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SoBol Philly

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Goldie

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Saxbys Penn

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