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Mullen's Dairy Bar

212 W Main St, Watertown, WI
920-261-4278
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Ranked #2 of 56 Restaurants in Watertown
Cuisines: American, Ice Cream
Good for: Local cuisine
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Good for: Local cuisine
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Completely worth a stop. Despite the fact the structure and inside could use a little TLC, the whole experience was a trip back in time. I'm not old enough to remember soda shops, but I imagine this place looks just like it did 50 years ago. That's what makes it a treasure. It's not a new place that is trying... More

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Watertown, Wisconsin, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I really don't know of a better way to explain them. The food is simple, classic, diner food. The fish fries are really good. But the real reason you go to a dairy bar is the cream. Whether you choose a shake, malt, sundae or just a plain ice cream cone, the ice cream is delicious. The service is a... More

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We recently moved to Watertown, and were told my many of the locals that Mullen's Dairy Bar was a must. And I am thankful for that advise. We have been back several times and the ice cream is incredible. It's all homemade, great atmosphere and part of the heart of the community.

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Chicago
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132 reviews 132 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stumbled upon this 82-year-old institution while driving the back roads from Wisconsin Dells to Chicago. Excellent shakes and sundaes, but also very good sandwiches and soups (e.g., cheddar baked potato). On Wis. Rte. 16, southeast of Columbus, Wis. Worth the detour. Friendly staff.

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Lake Mills, Wisconsin
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We enjoy the years gone by atmosphere. It is always like stepping back in time whenever we visit. The ice cream options are excellent and their ice cream cakes rock! Their personalization of the cakes and attention to detail, along with the quaintness of this establishment, make it an absolute favorite of mine!

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Watertown, Wisconsin
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

One Just has to stop in on your way through Watertown. Old school soda fountain. Old school counter.

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

I repeat! Only for Ice cream. It is hard to believe that the home of the best malts in the country is home to the worst food.

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Waterloo, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We enjoyed eating here. We had some deep fried vegetables and shakes. Service and food were good. Very nostalgic and quaint.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

Enjoyed the ice cream and the staff are great!! We talked to the gal behind the counter and she's been helpful with directing us to better places than we have tried in the area (see other reviews). She's concurred with much of what I've stated about the others!

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Watertown, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

If you love ice cream, you need to taste Mullen's! This has been a favorite ice cream place of mine since I was a kid. They have many different flavors and you can get it in a waffle cone, regular cone, or a dish. It's very creamy ice cream which, in my opinion, makes the difference. One of my favorites... More

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Additional Information about Mullen's Dairy Bar

Address: 212 W Main St, Watertown, WI
Phone Number: 920-261-4278
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
Cuisine: American, Ice Cream

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