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Dairy King

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629 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO
+1 303-569-3103
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Rock Port, Missouri
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8 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Walked to this place for evening ice cream. Had a wide range of things to order. Everything we got was awesome! Was playing Elvis Presley music on outside speakers, put everybody in a good mood. Friendly staff and good service.

Thank 20ELK16
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124 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Given all the other ice cream shops in town have the "tourist prices", it was nice to be able to stop and get an ice cream cone for a "normal" price. Our favorite cones are twist cones, and that's exactly what we had. Very good. They also have a full food menu, but at the time we only "needed" ice... More 

Thank Sherry C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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74 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped for soft ice cream cones and they were great. Just like we used to get as kids from Mr. Softee!

Thank MikePaK
Riverview, Florida
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old fashioned grill and ice cream shop. We had shakes and malts. Friendly staff and great ice cream! A nice treat after a day of hiking.

Thank Cheri E
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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106 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

and soft serve, or a dip cone, or a burgerr, menu is just as you would imagine, dine in, tables outside, friendly little local drive in.

Thank cjdesai
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped by after a lecture that was held in Rocky Mountain National Park, for ice-cream. I love good ice-cream, and this is GREAT ice-cream. In fact, I spent three days in Grand Lake, and stopped there every night for ice-cream. They had a nice assortment of flavors, and I truly enjoyed each new one I tried. The staff were great,... More 

Thank Tom T
Princeton, Indiana
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We stayed at the big horn lodge next door to this place so why not try it out? Glad we did,a little hometown friendliness and good food.Grand lake is a wonderful place to visit and the Dairy king is a must to visit.the guys behind the counter were very nice and respectful.I will stop here again someday....

Thank 918JOhn909
Lone Tree, Colorado
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268 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is a treasure - I don't think it has changed since opening in 1953. We had soft serve ice cream which comes in vanilla, chocolate and twist. It was very tasty. They also have a good selection of hard ice creams, old-fashioned sundays and other fast food. Great prices, no frills and the ice cream was worth the stop.

Thank Don_and_Renee_H
Denver, Colorado
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37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Operating since 1953, Dairy King serves both regular and soft-serve ice cream, as well as other fast food. We each ordered a soft-serve cone and it was delicious. A classic place to visit.

Thank Kathryn D
Grand Lake, Colorado
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016

I love their soft serve cones and miss them when they close for the winter. The prices are fair and the service is always with a smile.

Thank garywindsor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Fast Food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 303-569-3103

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?