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Dan's Ice Cream Shoppe

3724 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1G0, Canada
+1 902-637-3177
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (25 reviews)
“wraps” (6 reviews)
“subs” (11 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
Canadian, Fast Food, Healthy
3724 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1G0, Canada
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed May 10, 2017

Great ice cream with unusual custom flavors and combos. I was a greats top for us and we went back the second day again.

Reviewed May 6, 2017 via mobile

Always great ,being stopping here for over 3 years ... Friendly staff and a 50's style cream bar . Specializing in I cream treats ,but great "home made " cookies and subs and sandwiches ,great for lunch ,dessert ,and a on budget

Thank Tim L
Reviewed April 28, 2017

What can I say about Dan's Ice Cream Shop? It is practically an Icon in Barrington, Nova Scotia. A longtime family business, Dan's is much more than ice cream, with a diverse menu of subs, sandwiches, homemade soups, homemade breads, homemade cakes - something to...More

Thank Nathan B
Reviewed April 11, 2017

What's to say about ice-cream, every flavour, style and colour of the rainbow - if you can't find what you want here - it doesn't exist!

Thank dragonfiles
Reviewed December 5, 2016

It's a great stop to grab a quick bite or ice cream. The appealing thing is the food is fast, but healthy. I had a tasty rice bowl but they have other sandwiches and wraps and salads. The bakery items are delicious - breads, cookies,...More

Thank Karen L
Reviewed September 18, 2016

Love bringing the kids here for a treat. The workers are always pleasant and the food is awesome and fresh.

Thank SusanQuinlan
Reviewed August 24, 2016

Stopped in here on our way to Shag Harbour. What a treat!!! This is basically a 50s style diner. Loved the fun decor. They had a bunch of tasty treats that you could order, including sandwiches, seafood and ice cream. I got a chicken salad...More

Thank Gary F
Reviewed August 4, 2016

We ate here on the weekend and everybody had a fabulous meal. Husband and I each got a rice bowl, and the kids had subs. The rice bowls (basmati rice, a mix of salad greens, pork loin, veggies, and a crazy awesome dressing) are incredible,...More

Thank Jill A
Reviewed July 27, 2016

It's great to see a local establishment do so well against the generic chains. I had the rice bowl & it was delicious.Milkshakes were excellent! I would highly recommend this healthy & delectable choice. I had a bit of my husband's donair sub which was...More

Thank sandra d
Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

A great spot for a little treat on the way through or if visiting the area. It has a little feel of a old diner with good old fashioned ice cream and other treats. It was busy when we got there but they manage to...More

Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Canadian, Fast Food, Healthy
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3724 Highway 3, Barrington, Nova Scotia B0W 1G0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Southwest Nova Scotia  >  Barrington
  • Phone Number: +1 902-637-3177
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