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1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
717-733-4300
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cute Country Local Place for Cheap Eats

We live in the area and we have visited numerous times. I rate this restaurant very good for the ice cream alone. It is our most favorite ice cream. Food menu is limited with tuna, a few salads, lots of soups, etc. Some of the food is homemade, and you might ask this of the wait staff. The tuna... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
Marianne M
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

We live in the area and we have visited numerous times. I rate this restaurant very good for the ice cream alone. It is our most favorite ice cream. Food menu is limited with tuna, a few salads, lots of soups, etc. Some of the food is homemade, and you might ask this of the wait staff. The tuna is... More 

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atlantic city nj
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

There are 6 to 8 homemade soups every day all fantastic. I wish they had an appetizer where they would offer 3 or 4 soups in smaller amounts. Sandwiches and BBQ are all good. Make sure you save room for desert. Their ice cream is among the best you ever had. Prices are nothing compared to other areas.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

the Udder Choice is a nice local eatery. the wait staff is friendly and the service is prompt. the menu, though somewhat limited, is filled with classics, like Reubens, BLTs, club sandwiches and assorted salads. every day there are numerous soups offered and the soup options change frequently. recently took 4 of us for lunch. sandwiches, salads, drinks and iced... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Tired from a very full day of traveling, the almost full parking lot - at 7:30 pm on a quiet Wednesday in Amish country - caught our eye. We'd been looking for an Amish bakery that might be open, no luck. We stopped at The Udder Choice, and were glad we did! Casual, with an emphasis on homemade and locally... More 

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Denver, Pennsylvania
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

A neat place cool thyme. Food is always good and fresh, with a number of healthy choices! Great Ice Cream too! worth a visit!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Whenever I visit my family in Pennsylvania, it is a MUST to stop in this place and have their VERY affordable and VERY delicious sundaes. Our favorite flavor is the Black Cow but it is only available sporadically. The portions are generous, and every flavor we've had is awesome!!!!

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Make sure you stop here for a bite of food sometime! The Udder Choice has a great selection of food and especially good ice cream!

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Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We just love this family friendly restaurant and ice cream shop. The sandwiches and soups (many varieties) are sure to please and the ice cream is delicious! Also, the extensive collection of antique ice cream scoops is fascinating!

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East Earl, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

The Udder Choice is good for breakfast or lunch or sandwiches. Nice variety and good ice cream. Located in Northern Lancaster County, stop in when in the area.

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Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Great place for a quick lunch featuring homemade soups and sandwiches and awesome homemade ice cream. Choice of flavors will boggle your mind! Good reason to make return trips. Friendly and fast service. Living close by is NOT good if you want to drop inches!!

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

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

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