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2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
+1 302-328-9740
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bear, DE
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great place to get together couples, friends or church group to eat some ice cream and chat. Can't wait until they reopen next season.

Thank Biglint
Dover, Delaware
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201 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016

Another one of those places I keep in the back of my mind and try to stop by when in the area. A small cone is pretty good size, and makes for a good snack for after dinner. These small stand alone ice cream stands are few and far between, I am happy to see this place open up every... More 

Thank Philosophyguru
New Castle, Delaware
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Each spring we wait in anticipation of Dairy Palace to show signs of opening up. The soft serve is creamy and always top quality. The staff are very courteous and quick in delivering your order. Add this on your list of places to go if you are in the area!

Thank rmpde789
New Castle, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Excellent ice cream. Recommend this to every one!! You can't go wrong with ice cream place that's been around for as long as it has!! It's A new castle tradition

Thank Robert C
New Castle, Delaware
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365 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stop at the Dairy Palace every once in a while. We both get the soft serve in cones. The ice cream is very good and the price is reasonable.

Thank Curt K
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1,098 reviews
639 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,654 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

We try to stop here at least once each summer. Ice cream is good old fashioned soft serve with lots of sundae toppings available. Shakes are great, as are the sundaes. Love that they offer a kids cone. Prices are reasonable. In addition to ice cream they offer hot dogs, sloppy joes, chips and crackers, but I've only gone for... More 

Thank daisyferret1
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Love the soft serve ice cream here. It has been around in the community for a long time. Friends told me about it, and it becomes my favorite summer stop. My favorite is chocolate dipped ice-cream.

Thank Pik-Kwan C
New Castle, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great place to stop for ice cream on a hot summer day. The service is great and the staff is very helpful. Everyone I work with looks forward to opening day! If you are in the area you should definitely try this place!

Thank Lovedogs321
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Ice cream was delicious! We got sundaes and they were just like back home!! Love soft serve ice cream and glad to see that Delaware had some of the southern comforts we enjoy down South!

Thank Yvette S
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This little place has been there for many, many years. The Ice cream is always the same and it is something our family looks forward to frequenting , they also have doggie ice cream and our pups love it too. Try it you will be a regular too!

Thank tmh131

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast Food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-328-9740

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