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Kline's Dairy Bar

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58 East Wolfe Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
+1 540-434-6980
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10:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: What makes Kline's ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably...
What makes Kline's ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably delicious taste? It's all in the production method and ingredients. We take the quality of our ice cream very seriously. High quality ingredients and an old fashion ice cream making technique has made Kline's an institution since 1943. Unlike the more popular and profitable soft serve and batch methods of producing ice cream, Kline's employs an almost obsolete process of continuous freeze production. Other methods can yield several times more ice cream because of the air being pumped in during the whipping process. The continuous freeze method used by Kline's, however, does not add extra air to the product. It is a very slow and labor intensive process. Each location makes their own fresh ice cream each morning for the day's sales.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best ice cream in the Burg

Klines has really great ice cream with a variety of flavor choices for milk shakes. Their flavor forecast keeps things interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Klines has really great ice cream with a variety of flavor choices for milk shakes. Their flavor forecast keeps things interesting.

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Prince George, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Four of us stopped by Kline's after over indulging at a local German restaurant. However, the ice cream was so good at Kine's that none of us had trouble finishing our bowls/cones. I had the raspberry sundae, which was spectacular, but the ice cream served by itself, with no toppings is also wonderful. This is by far, the best soft... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

There's no variety, the flavors aren't amazing, and why pay money for better ice cream that you could get at McDonald's. Try Another place and save your money

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The Black Raspberry custard on the Forth of July never disappoints. Others in my party enjoyed the peach sundae.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

If you like soft serve this is the place to go to cool down. It has been a landmark in Harrisonburg since the wheel was invented but seriously they have the best soft serve ice cream around. There are many different flavors and a size for everyone. It gets busy in the afternoon and evening so go early or the... More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We were in town for a night we saw this huge Ice Cream place we went out to dinner and we decided not to get dessert there and go to Kline's instead. We were disappointed they only had 3 ice cream choices, chocolate, vanilla and peanut butter. And no sprinkles! We got the chocolate, it was just ok. The staff... More 

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Virginia
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Best quality ice cream in the valley, no frills, just simple and good. Not many places to sit, but if you want to grab an ice cream and stroll downtown Harrisonburg, this is the place to go.

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jgrir24
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Kline's is a staple of Harrisonburg. Features chocolate, vanilla, and flavor of the week ice cream. Simple, but a classic place that makes you feel like a kid going to get ice cream.

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Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Kline's is an excellent place to get any kind of dairy/ ice cream/ shake! It's delicious. Most of the customer service reps are college girls (and not too overly friendly), but the ice cream more than makes up for it.

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Bridgewater, United States
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Always good ice cream. A Different "flavor of the week" every week and always vanilla and chocolate. YUM!!

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Additional Information about Kline's Dairy Bar

Address: 58 East Wolfe Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Phone Number: +1 540-434-6980
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 58 East Wolfe Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-6980

Description

What makes Kline's ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably delicious taste? It's all in the production method and ingredients. We take the quality of our ice cream very seriously. High quality ingredients and an old fashion ice cream making technique has made Kline's an institution since 1943. Unlike the more popular and profitable soft serve and batch methods of producing ice cream, Kline's employs an almost obsolete process of continuous freeze production. Other methods can yield several times more ice cream because of the air being pumped in during the whipping process. The continuous freeze method used by Kline's, however, does not add extra air to the product. It is a very slow and labor intensive process. Each location makes their own fresh ice cream each morning for the day's sales.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm

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