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UNL Dairy Store Lincoln

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114 Food Industry Complex, PO Box 830920, Lincoln, NE NE 68583-0920
+1 (0) 402 472 2828
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8:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 4
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Best Ice Cream in Nebraska

Love to come here. The ice cream is fresh and reasonably priced. You would pay three times as much at one of the big name places, and they are not as good. Stop here if you are anywhere near Lincoln.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Love to come here. The ice cream is fresh and reasonably priced. You would pay three times as much at one of the big name places, and they are not as good. Stop here if you are anywhere near Lincoln.

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Wichita, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We attended CASNR sophomore/junior campus visit day and completed our day with a stop at the Dairy Store. We were able to secure parking in front, $.25 in the meter for 30 minutes of parking, and grab two dishes of ice cream. We had Cookies & Cream and Black Walnut Fudge, both really good. They were busy so it was... More 

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Parker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Always stop in when I am in Lincoln. The choices although not the widest are nonetheless adequate - and the ice cream is always very good. Always enjoy the holiday/special flavors - such as corn or bacon ice cream. Even better - the price is very reasonable and the helping more than adequate. Recommend this little gem for anyone looking... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

I really enjoy the treat when i go to the East Campus I usually will tend to try and stop by and get some ice cream here. The staff are so kind and I enjoy the flavors they have. Sometimes there can be a line but it is definitely worth the wait for the ice cream you get.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Visited the other day with our daughter...great selection of ice cream and great tasting as well! A must visit if you are a good real ice cream fan!!!

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Ocala, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

My wife will almost kill for ice cream, so making a stop here seemed a good way to make her day as we passed through Lincoln. It was a good decision. The ice cream was very good and served in large amounts (a single scoop is huge). They did have some unusual flavors as well, and I decided to try... More 

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Nebraska
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

If you are looking for high quality great tasting ice cream, look no further than here. They have about 12-15 hard serve ice cream flavors, as well as soft serve. However, the soft serve is NOT made at the dairy. I didn't have the soft serve, and it's probably fine, but why waste your time with ordinary soft serve when... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 via mobile

Our first visit to the dairy store after living in Lincoln for years. It did not disappoint. A good mix of traditional and unique flavors. The store is staffed by college students who greeted us as we entered and offered samples of any and all flavors. We enjoyed generous servings of banana chocolate chip, caramel cashew, and sweet corn. Visitor... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The dairy store has great ice cream! I have also bought cheese which is good and is seasonally available in gift boxes. The seating area is small and can get crowded, same with the parking area. I was disappointed when mint chip was not available but the raspberry chocolate chip was a very good substitute.

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Columbia, Missouri
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Well, the ice cream was good, rich and creamy, but a little lacking in flavor. It's not mediocre, not by a long shot, and prices are reasonable, $3 for a large waffle cone, but a top attraction? Not sure about that. Nice touch that the cross street is Dairy Store Way.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 114 Food Industry Complex, PO Box 830920, Lincoln, NE NE 68583-0920
  • Location: United States  >  Nebraska (NE)  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +1 (0) 402 472 2828

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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