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UConn Dairy Bar

North Eagleville Rd., University of Connecticut, Storrs, Mansfield, CT
860-486-1021
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Ranked #1 of 33 Restaurants in Storrs
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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- Sep 16, 2014
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Coventry, CT
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

Located right on the campus of the University of Connecticut, the UConn Dairy Bar serves outstandingly good ice cream in various forms and flavors daily along with packaged ice cream available for purchase to take home. The ice cream is made right on campus daily and is rich in butter-fat content; hence, extremely delicious. While the Dairy Bar serves the... More

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Massachusetts
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87 reviews 87 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Visiting my Granddaughter at UCONN and she suggested ice cream . So off to the UCONN Diary Bar and It was outstanding . Had a two scoop sundae - chocolate with peanut butter and toppings it was super. Everyone with me enjoyed their ice cream . would go back on my next visit to the campus

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Connecticut
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

UConn dairy bar makes their ice cream fresh from the milk of their own cows.on campus.every day. The ice cream is worth standing in line for and sometimes there is a line. But it moves fast and for the money, it is the best deal around! I haven't found better ice cream anywhere: pistacchio, almond amaretto, Jonathan's, coconut and chocolate!... More

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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123 reviews 123 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

If anywhere nearby, one shouldn't pass on a visit to the UConn Dairy Bar. Our favorites are the almond amaretto, Husky Tracks (vanilla with peanut butter cups) and an outstanding chocolate with fudge brownies. Others have lamented the cost compared with the store bought products, but they are not comparable as most grocery brands are whipped to contain about 50%... More

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Storrs, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I took the family here for ice cream. The ice cream has to be among the very best I have ever eaten. It is so creamy that regular ice cream from the store will seem like there is something wrong with it after trying UConn’s ice cream. I picked cotton candy for my ice cream and do not regret my... More

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

UCONN Dairy Bar has ice cream that tastes absolutely fresh and handcrafted. The flavor selections were really interesting, too. It was great that they had standards, like chocolate, for my daughter. However, my son and I were much more adventurous and enjoyed toasted almond amaretto and strawberries and cream. It's probably for the best that we don't live closer....it would... More

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Bolton
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51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

This is a great place to go for fresh ice cream made in a traditional way. It's made by students in the dairy program at the school and I've never been disappointed. The only limit they have seems to be the flavor selection which could probably do with a little more

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Tolland, Connecticut
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29 reviews 29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

This is the place if you love rich ice cream. Not cheap but they give you a good portions. Lots of flavors and very good.

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Annandale, VA
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76 reviews 76 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

A UCONN alum, I'm prejudiced. However, my wife has no allegiance and says it's the best ice cream. When we"re visiting family in Danbury, we make the 90 minute trip for the ice cream. First, we have "lunch" of a sundae or a few scoops of ice cream. After going to the Coop, we return to get a milkshake for... More

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Vernon, CT
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Dairy Bar is my second favorite ice cream place in CT (Rich Farm in Oxford being my favorite), but their coconut ice cream is the BEST I have ever had. Other favorite flavors are toasted almond and banana chocolate chip. They have a lengthy list of flavors with some standards that are always available and some rotating in and... More

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