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17 Railroad Ave Ste R, Rockport, MA 01966
(978) 546-9786
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
They have wonderful soft serve and real scoop ice cream.

The perfect summer spot for ice cream. They have wonderful soft serve ice cream and also great richardson's ice cream with every kind of topping. It is right near the train to / from Boston. It isn't summer without a stop there.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

The perfect summer spot for ice cream. They have wonderful soft serve ice cream and also great richardson's ice cream with every kind of topping. It is right near the train to / from Boston. It isn't summer without a stop there.

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Rockport, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We live in Rockport and have tried all of the 'sweet spots'. This is hands down the best quality ice cream and is probably the most reasonable in price as well. They will give your dog a cup of ice cream after a long hike in the woods! Worth the walk up to the railroad station for a delicious sundae.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This has a beachy ,retro charm to it.Nothing fancy or gourmet just good ice cream.We got soft serve which was very good and they give you a generous amount.I could not believe the size of a small.Good for the money little pricey but so is everywhere you go for ice cream around here.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

As always, this place has always been consistent with their soft serve ice cream and brings back a lot of great memories when thinking of all of the cones I've eaten here after little league games. Additionally, a few of the original chairs are still here as well. Make sure to drop in and have a taste before leaving Rockport.

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Troy, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped here after getting off the train, and while the ice cream is not exactly cheap at close to $4 for the smallest cone (size below "small"), the amount of ice cream this gets you is clearly more than fair compared to other places. The selection is also very rich.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I remember coming here as a kid and this is where all of the baseball teams would come after the nightly games. The ice cream still hasn't changed and consistently remains to be the best soft serve in town. Make sure to request cherry dip on top of your ice cream!

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Beckley, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were out exploring the local area and stumbled onto the Dairy Train...They had great tasting ice cream...I got the kiddie cone, and it was HUGE and tasted so good! Glad I didn't order a larger one, I would have never been able to eat it! :) it was yummy!!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Great, nothing more to say. Lots of flavors. Creamy and delicious I especially like the Purple cow, I think it is called Raspberry with chocolate chips.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

If you are looking for ice cream in Rockport, this is definitely the place to go. Our weekends would not be complete without a visit to Dairy Train. There is a wide variety of flavors and choices. The portions are ENORMOUS. Opt for the " kiddy" size. Our kids love it and so do we!

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Gloucester, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Once a year, when it feels like summer, I make a trip to the Dairy Train. I went early in June this year and was not disappointed. They have a great selection of flavors (hard and soft) and the service was great. They even have mistakes that you can purchase for your dog which is a cute idea. I got... More 

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  • Address: 17 Railroad Ave Ste R, Rockport, MA 01966
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: (978) 546-9786

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