text: Ice Cream Factory
Hours of
Sunday 12pm - 9pm
Monday 12pm - 9pm
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 12pm - 9pm
Thursday 12pm - 9pm
Friday 12pm - 10pm
Saturday 12pm - 10pm
4369 Main Street
Philadelphia, PA
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Data East's 1982 release BurgerTime stars Peter Pepper, a chef attempting to assemble huge hamburgers. Players must avoid the literally-named Mr. Hot Dog, Mr. Pickle, and Mr. Egg.

May 11, 2023

A public service announcement: Belgian Waffle sundaes are back on the menu!

This waffle pictured has Wildberry and Chocolate Covered Strawberry ice cream on it, but they're made to order so you can put just about anything you want on there.

May 05, 2023

This evening marks the start of the Sing Us Home music festival on Venice Island, and that means this weekend is your last chance to get the churro-enhanced Sing Us Home Sundae Experience. If you need a snack break between acts, stop on by and we'll take care of you.

Today is also Cinco de Mayo, and as is Tubby Robot tradition we'll be serving Fried Ice Cream too!

For those keeping track at home, this means that you'll get to choose between two sundaes inspired by Mexican cuisine in a single day. What a time to be alive!

April 09, 2023

Happy Easter to all who celebrate!

We'll be closed today, April 9th. Our normal schedule will resume on Wednesday!

April 05, 2023

Music is coming back to Manayunk in a big way! The Sing Us Home festival is running on May 5th and 6th, and we're partnering with them to offer a limited-time sundae.

The Sing Us Home Sundae Experience is based on our new Dulce de Leche ice cream, and we lovingly pair it with a toasted churro, caramel sauce, and whipped cream. We'll be serving it up through the festival itself, so reserve a 2-day ticket to see some amazing local bands and pick up a sundae while you're at it.

April 02, 2023

Sorry everyone: we'll be closed today due to an equipment malfunction.

We'll be ready for action with a full lineup of ice cream on Wednesday -- try to hold out until then!

March 19, 2023

Today is Tubby Robot's 6th anniversary!

We're celebrating today by serving our customary ice cream hoagies, which are delicious homemade puff pastries filled with the ice cream of your choice. We're also selling more sundaes than can fit on our menu board, so if you're looking for something specific just ask!

Co-owners Chris and Steve will be in the shop to chat all night, and we're looking forward to seeing many of the folks who have helped make our little shop something special for the past six years. Here's to many more!

March 17, 2023

We've heard that everyone is Irish today, whether they want to be OR NOT, so we have a few specials to help you cope with your newfound heritage. We have "Irish Potatoes" from My Sweet Gluttony, which are traditionally prepared confections made with cream cheese, coconut, and cinnamon.

You can also request Lucky Charms as a topping on any cup-based ice cream menu item. TASTE THE RAINBOW! Wait, no, that's the other one.

March 01, 2023

As demanded by many of you, we're making peanut butter-infused G.W. Carver sundaes for one more week!

This time we're starting with twice as many Peanut Butter Ganache cookies from My Sweet Gluttony. Let's see you eat all of THESE!

February 24, 2023

We've been hearing calls for years to make a sundae for all the peanut butter fans out there. They pile through our mail slot, they fill up our inboxes, they slide into our DMs. You can stop now! The call has been answered.

Today we're introducing the G.W. Carver. It's assembled with Chocolate Peanut Butter ice cream, peanut butter sauce, Reese's Pieces, whipped cream, and a Peanut Butter Ganache cookie baked by our friends at My Sweet Gluttony.

Supplies are limited, so get them while you can!

February 10, 2023

It's almost time for the BIG GAME.

To help you get in a football state of mind, we've teamed up once again with our friends at My Sweet Gluttony to bring you a new sundae: The Super Cookie Bowl!

A custom chocolate chip cookie bowl is paired with the ice cream of your choosing, hot fudge, and green whipped cream. Score big by attacking the ice cream, then enjoy a gooey cookie as a sweet extra point!


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