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1926 1st Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5126
+1 515-302-8027
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 16, 2017

We went there to try their 49 flavours of ice cream and decided on postatioue and lemon so good and friendly personal and we also ate their burgers and hot beef , very good.

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Thank Bruce W
Fort Dodge
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

I don't like the new location of this ice cream place. The first location was nicer because of the inside seating. I am not one to like eating outside or in my car. The food is just average. Nothing special.

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Thank Cheryl T
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Nettie's is now a drive-up location (behind the FD fire station). They have excellent flavos of soft serve ice cream, and the sizes are crazy big! Try the green apple sundae with caramel and be sure to add some crushed nuts. A small will last you two days-trust me! Their prices are good, also.

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Thank PamySu
Smithville, Missouri
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2016

Nothing fancy, food is good..I like the hot dogs, and the ice cream is good. Clean and fast service.

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Thank Donna Q
Fort Dodge, Iowa
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2015

There is no table service you must order at the counter, The food can be brought to your table after ordering. The atmosphere is cold and uninviting. They offer a number of varieties of ice cream which I felt was just adequate. I thought it was supposed to be a quaint place to lunch, the atmosphere is not conducive for... More 

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Thank dethomas2001
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

One of my friends always requests Nettie's for lunch. But I prefer their breakfast - though, they do have daily lunch specials that are hard to beat. Their ice cream portions are insane. I always order a small because anything other than a small is HUGE! A large shake won't fit into a normal cup holder in a car. And... More 

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Thank Shelby A
Fairbanks, Alaska
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed June 22, 2015

We just went for the Ice cream. They have lots of flavors and then they can blend the flavors. Delicious. Everyone was friendly. Lower priced than a lot of comparable places.

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Thank Kevin S
Lehigh, Iowa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Not bad ice cream but I got mine with brownie and was disappointed that the brownie was just cut up Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies, I was expecting more of a homemade brownie. It did take a while to get our order as well. My daughters of course didn't mind the ice cream :)

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Thank MisBethel
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Reviewed December 21, 2014

my kids had the time of their life with good food and ice cream this year we had a good stay in Fort Dodge Iowa.

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Thank Denise C
Webster City, Iowa, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 5, 2014

Just was not what we expected. So many saying it's great. We were not pleased to say the least. They had a special and we heard about it when they answered the phone. Serving size was OK but if you don't care for the food, it doesn't really matter. Didn't try the ice cream maybe that's what people are talking... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1926 1st Ave S, Fort Dodge, IA 50501-5126
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Fort Dodge
  • Phone Number: +1 515-302-8027

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