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Dairy Kream

American, Dessert, Ice Cream
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796 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2824
662-842-7838
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Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating

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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best milkshakes around!!!

Every time I come to Tupelo to visit family I make time to stop here and get a milkshake. They are so smooth and unlike other places, the milkshakes don't clog your straw up making you wait until it melts. This place hasn't changed a bit in the 20 odd years I have been going and I hope it stays... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Robert G
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  • Families with children
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Every time I come to Tupelo to visit family I make time to stop here and get a milkshake. They are so smooth and unlike other places, the milkshakes don't clog your straw up making you wait until it melts. This place hasn't changed a bit in the 20 odd years I have been going and I hope it stays... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Great ice cream, awesome prices. This place has been around for many years and hope it continues to serve in the furture. My kids love the vanilla chocolate dip cone! Also offers burgers and other foods to enjoy. Only thing I noticed was the lack of napkins they give you. There should be some offerd at the sitting tables, but... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Some of the BEST & CREAMIEST soft serve ice cream in the south!! It's a little drive-in that offers a variety of items on the menu. We tried the ice cream as we had heard it was some of the best.....and it was!!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We stopped off here and got milkshakes and ice creams. Very yummy at a reasonable price too! Staff weren't too friendly but we had an overall good experience here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

This place reminds me of what made America great. They have not changed a single thing to accommodate the changing times and that is good. The food is excellent and the shakes are great. It is simple and plain. The way it should be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

At Avon Lea here in Tupelo, a resident could barely explain her memories of dairy Kreme. My wish is that some giving soul may deem possible for an ice creame party at Avon Lea. I simply don't have the funds for such but it would be nice for a business that has relied so much on our elderly to give... More 

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Longview, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This place although I didn't get to go to this trip, is usually one of my fav places when I'm back in Tupelo. We used to go here when the ice cream was 10 cents a cone. It's still in business in the same location and had a crowd every single time we passed by there, And it was chilly... More 

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Tupelo, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The ice creamery that you remember as a child. Great drive up ice creamery that offers outdoor seating under the front awning. No indoor seating. Great hand dipped ice cream cones, malts, milkshakes and the like. Too, have great burgers and fries. A must stop on a 100 degree day while in east Tupelo visiting Elvis's birthplace.

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Minneola, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I remember going to Dairy Kream as a toddler with my grandparents after church many years ago. We would always get a burger and shake. After my last visit back home I am surprised nothing has changed much. The shakes are still awesome and so are their burgers! We need more places like Dairy Kream

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The Dairy Kream is simply an old drive-in type place that is disappearing from the American landscape. However, if the crowd I encountered here is any indication, this place will be around for a while. This is is no way the cleanest, most modern place, nor is it haute cuisine. You can probably even find a better milkshake, though mine... More 

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Address: 796 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2824
Phone Number: 662-842-7838
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
Cuisine: American, Dessert, Ice Cream

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 796 E Main St, Tupelo, MS 38804-2824
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Tupelo
  • Phone Number: 662-842-7838

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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