text: Ice Cream Factory
Hours of
Sunday 12pm - 9pm
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12pm - 9pm
Thursday 12pm - 9pm
Friday 12pm - 10pm
Saturday 12pm - 10pm
4369 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA
Currently playing on
Vs. Super Mario Bros.

Nintendo's 1986 title Vs. Super Mario Bros. is an arcade conversion of its smash-hit NES game, Super Mario Bros. The game plays similarly to the original home version, but many of its levels have been altered to be more difficult or replaced entirely.

May 20, 2022

Our shirts are IN! They came out better than we dared to hope, with a beautiful print on huggable super-soft material.

If you didn't pre-order, we currently have limited availability in the shop including unisex sizes XS through 3XL. We even have a few women's tank tops so you can be prepared for the summer months!

May 05, 2022

People have been asking for it over the course of the year, but now we're happy to announce that fried ice cream is back just in time for Cinco de Mayo!

Come savor our unique blend of ice cream, buttery cinnamon crunchies, and a drizzle of honest-to-goodness honey. We'll serve it for at least the rest of the week, but after that? WHO KNOWS.

April 17, 2022

Happy Easter to all who are celebrating!

We'll be closed today, April 17th. Our normal schedule will resume on Wednesday!

March 19, 2022

Today marks our FIFTH BIRTHDAY, and we're celebrating the best way we know how!

For one day only, we're serving up freshly-baked Mini Ice Cream Hoagies. These are our traditional puff pastries, miniaturized and filled with the ice cream of your choice.

If the image that accompanies this post caught you're eye, you're in luck: we're using it as our FIRST T-SHIRT design ever, and we're selling pre-orders in store today! Stop by and reserve the size you'd like, and we'll have them ready for pick up in April. We're going all out with high quality tri-blend shirts, and we suspect they'll become a regular part of your fashion rotation.

February 05, 2022

Today is the Founder's Philly Freeze-Out and there are a host of interesting things happening on Main Street! If you come down to check it out, be sure to grab some hot chocolate while you're here.

In ice cream news, we're debuting brand new paper cups! They have an identical capacity to our old cups ( 8oz and 16oz respectively ), they're made with recycled paper, and they also happen to have Tubby's face printed on them. We're excited to both reduce our use of plastic AND make our ice cream 85% cuter.

January 07, 2022

Rock and roll lore tells us that Elvis Presley was a huge fan of peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Seeing as how Saturday is Elvis' 87th birthday, we decided to make our own contribution to that legend with a brand new ice cream flavor.

Peanut Butter Banana is exactly what it sounds like, combining generous peanut butter swirls with a pile of perfectly-ripened whole bananas. That's right: we found the freezing point of a hunk, a hunk of burning love.

December 23, 2021

Today, Thursday December 23rd, is your final chance to pick up ice cream for the holiday.

If you have an upcoming Christmas party, Kwanzaa fete, or New Year celebration in the wings, you'll want to pick up a half gallon or two today. Fortunately, ice cream keeps pretty well due to the whole "always frozen" thing.

This is the one week every year we shut down to give our collective staff a break. We'll see you again on January 2nd, 2022!

December 11, 2021

To fans of our seasonal Peppermint White Chocolate ice cream: YOUR TIME HAS COME.

Our first batch of Peppermint White Chocolate is now available ( in take-home half gallon form ) at Lucky's Roadside Stand for one day only. There are a few other favorite flavors to choose from, too!

They're also selling hot chocolate bombs from Sweet Elizabeth's, which means you can orchestrate an incredible evening from one convenient location: Burgers from Lucky's, Hot Chocolate from Sweet Elizabeth, and ice cream from Tubby Robot.

We don't know about you guys, but that's the sort of meal we could die happy with.

December 05, 2021

Manayunk looks more festive than ever this holiday season, and we're doing our best to be a unique part of it.

Our homemade LED window display has been outfitted with several brand new animations, and we'd love it if you voted for Tubby Robot in the Manayunk Gets LIT contest!

Participants can vote on a daily basis, so vote early and vote often.

November 27, 2021

Today is Small Business Saturday in Manayunk, and we have a LOT going on!

It's time to stock up, because this is the only day of the year that we offer a discount on our ice cream. Half gallons are $19 today, and pints are marked down to $7.50. We're starting with the following flavors available in half gallon form:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Dark Chocolate
  • Butter Pecan
  • Mint Chocolate Chip
  • Mint Cookie
  • Sea Salted Caramel
  • Cookies n' Cream

Anyone who purchases at least one half gallon will receive a free limited-edition tote bag, designed specifically by JD's Hero Complex for Manayunk!

For the retro gamer in your life, we're selling a Christmas chiptune album by Philadelphia's own Sloopygoop! This brilliant amalgamation of classic Christmas tunes and the Wario Land soundtrack is sold on an honest-to-goodness cassette tape -- along with a card printed with a download code for a digital version.

Continuing with the day's small business collaborations, the Walnut Coffee Cake Sundae is back! Constructed around My Sweet Gluttony's Famous Walnut Coffee Cake, this masterpiece is here to keep you going through a big day of shopping small.

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