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Marion's Dairy Bar

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111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious ice cream with a view

Wonderful ice cream, hand dipped. My favorite was the thick, delicious chocolate malt shake. My son loved the waffle cones and loved that he got 3 scoops for only $1 more than one scoop!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 3, 2015
lauram0625
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Rochester, Michigan
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Rochester, Michigan
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015 NEW via mobile

Wonderful ice cream, hand dipped. My favorite was the thick, delicious chocolate malt shake. My son loved the waffle cones and loved that he got 3 scoops for only $1 more than one scoop!

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Bath, Michigan
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

I've been eating their ice cream for over 50 years and they never disappoint. Love that the kids have a tip jar and they each put what they're saving for on it, then split the days take. Always VERY courteous staff and the scoops of ice cream are HUGE! Great cones (homemade). We never go to East Tawas without a... More 

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Saint Johns, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Marion's was very busy on the Saturday night we were there. We stayed around for a while just to hang out inside, and the line was consistently out the door, but moved fast. Hardly any wait. Just make sure you know what you want. The staff was great. They served Hudsonville ice cream. Sundaes were awesome. I saw others buy... More 

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Plymouth, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

In a great location. HOWEVER the CHOC. Custard had NO flavor! I should have had the ice cream,But then I saw they served a really cheep brand .

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Chagrin Falls, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

we visited Marion's twice in one day! We started with breakfast - great waffles, omelets & corn beef hash. Coffee and service were awesome.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Ok we already love Marions for the ice cream. Now breakfast is just as good. Corned beef hash, waffels, and o lets were fantastic. Coffee comes wirh your meal. Love it. Family that runs the place is so nice.

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Fenton, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Great ice cream across from the bay and right next the some of the best pizza you'll ever eat (G's Pizza) and around the corner from shopping.

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Tawas City, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Ice Cream is outa site... The Waffle Cone is a favorite... A little unknown secret is the Breakfast Selection. The Breakfast Burrito ranks with the very best.

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Grosse Ile, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

When in Tawas we finish the day with a walk on the dock or town and stop at Marion's for ice cream. The ice cream is of a high quality and the flavor selection is good. We enjoy sitting in the front and just relaxing. It has become a family tradition to go to Marion's!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Not just an ice cream stand but also one of the best breakfasts I've had in while. The staff is warm, friendly and hard working. What a delight!

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Address: 111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas
Cuisine: American

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  • Address: 111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas

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  • Cuisine: American

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