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Rose’s Water Ice

Restaurants, Ice cream parlors Manayunk
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Photograph: Courtesy Rose’s Water Ice
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Photograph: Courtesy Rose’s Water Ice

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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This marine-green corner takeout window and a sister Ridge Avenue stand are almost all that's left of a water-ice dynasty that started with Rose (last name not known) selling water ice out of her Feltonville garage in the 1950s. The operation once included three Northeast iceries and a fleet of converted post office Jeeps that served as food trucks before food trucks were cool. Go for the lemon, cherry, chocolate and mango flavors that are still made from Rose’s recipes.

By: Carolyn Wyman

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Address: 4240 Pechin St
Philadelphia
19128
Cross street: at Roxborough Ave
Contact:
Opening hours: Daily noon–9pm
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