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Ruthie's Chicken & Dairy Twist

201 N. Bridge St., Bellaire, MI
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Ranked #6 of 17 Restaurants in Bellaire
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Description: 231-533-8538 Ruthie's is a special destination in the town of Bellaire. Must visit! We always go for ice cream creations, but the food is good too. The ceiling and walls are decorated with vintage kitchen stuff. It is open It is open seasonally, but in season, the people are lined up out the door. It is small, with seating for perhaps 30 people or so. It is just down the street from the Grand Victorian Inn, where we always stay.
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Description: 231-533-8538 Ruthie's is a special destination in the town of Bellaire. Must visit! We always go for ice cream creations, but the food is good too. The ceiling and walls are decorated with vintage kitchen stuff. It is open It is open seasonally, but in season, the people are lined up out the door. It is small, with seating for perhaps 30 people or so. It is just down the street from the Grand Victorian Inn, where we always stay.
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eugene oregon
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Love this place! Just brought our kids for first time and they will never look at DQ the same again. Ice cream concoctions are awesome, huge, and beautiful to look at. We had a cherry pecan chicken wrap that was very good.

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Holt, Michigan, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Whenever we are in Bellaire, we make it a point to stop by Ruthie's for an ice cream treat. The staff is friendly and we enjoy supporting their efforts. This is very similar to a "Dairy Queen" in it's offerings but with a family/community feel. Support Ruthie's and you won't be disappointed.

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Oakland, Michigan
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Best ice cream cones anywhere! You definitely get a good value for your money, the cones & dishes are HUGE! Portions are twice the size of dairy queen and the ice cream is delicious! This is a must for a treat if you are in Bellaire!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

the single scoops are HUGE here my kids love it here. I havent tried the food here though, but the ice cream is always great

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Aurora, Illinois
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119 reviews 119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

When this place opened, it was just ice cream (a long time ago) . . they added chicken to their offerings, and from then on, our family has called it "The Chicken Twist." It is a must visit for ice cream when we annually visit Bellaire.

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Toledo Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

Stick with the ice cream. My husband and each had a sandwich they were fair at best. The expensive for the quality of food provided.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

this is the best place on earth to have soft ice cream dipped in chocolate .just a great old fashioned ice cream store

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Bellaire, Michigan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Ruthie's Dairy Twist is the best ice cream shop in the state. You can't beat the quality, prices or the size of the servings. I wish they were open all year round, so I could get my medium twist during the winter too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Ruthie's has been a family favorite for icecream every summer. Large selection and generous portions.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

I can't believe this place only has three other reviews (so far)! It's awesome! My family and I travel to Northwest Michigan every summer for vacation, and no trip there would be complete without several trips to Ruthie's Dairy Twist! In fact, we go just about every night, along with friends and extended family. The entire town of Bellaire is... More

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