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Marion's Dairy Bar

111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
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Ranked #3 of 25 Restaurants in East Tawas
Cuisines: American
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- Sep 2, 2014
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English first
Perrysburg, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great decor with a juke box playing tunes while you enjoy some great tasting dairy delights. Lots of cool older items on display to view while you eat. Sign says they serve breakfast too local grown blueberry waffles- hmmmm

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Lapeer, Michigan
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26 reviews 26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

We loved everything about this place. The staff was helpful, the whole place was exceptionally clean & it's so authentic. Do yourself a favor and get a Sanders Cream Puff with soft serve, it's a winner! We enjoyed the hand dipped ice cream selection so much we visited twice on our vacation!

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Cute place with a Hometown feel and great ice cream at reasonable prices. Would love to go back and try breakfast another time.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

They had a variety of breakfasts at the Dairy Bar. It was sort of unexpected but was good! It reminded us of the 1960's with the decor and music! Worth a look!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Along with the best homemade ice cream, they serve breakfast; who knew???? We had breakfast; made to order hash & eggs and french toast with cheesy hash-browns. We sat outside and watched the city come to life in the morning with our little dog "Joey" Later that same day we headed back for real old fashion Malt's; Yummy!!!!

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Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Hubby (65) and I (60) have been visiting this establishment for years. In fact, he'd been going there for the summer ritual of ice cream since he was a kid. He started taking me there 40 years ago and we continued with out daughter. We have moved out of state, so we haven't visited in about five years. This summer,... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Ice cream is always great. We look forward to a stop at Marion's. Cant go wrong. I would like to try the breakfast.

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Charleston sc
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

its been there for so long i remember hearing stories of it from my mom when she was a kid. good stuff gains a reputation that's hard to shake.

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East Tawas, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This adorable ice cream restaurant has the best ice cream in the state. Large delicious selection of flavors. Just had a peanut butter and chocolate malt today and it was unlike anything I've ever tasted! Love it! Their ice cream boy on top is adorable and every year the locals wait for the day he is put back in his... More

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Tawas City, Michigan
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The first hot day of this summer and we wanted ice cream cones! But someone had forgotten to turn the freezer up and ice cream was too soft for cones! How can that happen at a long established ice cream shop? We did take the ice cream in a cup with cone on top and had to eat it with... More

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