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The Udder Choice

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1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Homey atmosphere!

Simple, good food and great ice cream! It's a warm, friendly place to enjoy a sandwich and homemade ice cream items.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Linda P
Cary, North Carolina
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  • Families with children
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Lititz, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very nice lunch stop. Great place for soup and ice cream lovers. The decor is all historical ice cream items. They have lots of homemade flavors to choose from. We had great soup and shared club sandwiches. Very good!

Thank Melissa W
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant. We were visiting the area and noticed lots of locals dining there. Soups are delicious as well as sandwiches. Don't miss their homemade ice cream sundaes. Excellent servers. We will definitely go back again when visiting the area.

Thank Sunscreen61065
Level Contributor
49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just happened to see The Udder Choice as we were passing through on our way to Lancaster. What a find! We were seated immediately and were happy with the service and our meals also. Prices are VERY affordable! Be sure to try out the desserts!

Thank travelinsuemaryland
Cary, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simple, good food and great ice cream! It's a warm, friendly place to enjoy a sandwich and homemade ice cream items.

Thank Linda P
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great local restaurant. I live near it and have never been disappointed. They are especially great for Breakfast.

Thank GlobalGreenDude
Reading, Pennsylvania
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129 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

We enjoy this down home restaurant. I especially love their soups, I have not eaten a soup that I didn't like. I had cheesy mushroom today, the first time I had this soup and it was wonderful. Their sandwiches are good and the have a very unique Udder Hoagie. Service is friendly and efficient. Specials are always worth ordering and... More 

Thank Sally G
East Earl, Pennsylvania
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398 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Stopped for breakfast on our way to Knoebels for the fall craft fair. Four in the party were pleased with the food and service. Ordered ham and cheese omelet, dried beef gravy on toast, eggs, home fries pancakes and ham. Everything was delicious and generous portions.

Thank Bluebirdsinging
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

I've been here several times and love it. Great food for every meal, and the ice cream is awesome. What's extra awesome is the Apple Dumplings....wow.

Thank bngroff21
Denver, Pennsylvania
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

This is the best it can get. Homemade food and ice cream, organized from start to finish. Staff hustles all the while smiling and talking to customers.

Thank enjoyingretirement65
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

It's a great place to come as a family or with friends. They have the fresh sandwiches and a large menu of soups that are made fresh each day. Most time there no waiting, but some Fridays and Saturday there can be a little waiting. But it's not like some places. Also they have many flavors of ice cream. It's... More 

Thank nezdrz52

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: 717-733-4300

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children


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