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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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1.4 miles from Kentucky Derby Museum
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Reviewed July 5, 2022 via mobile

This is our go to place for soft serve ice cream, however, today the peanut butter chocolate shake was way too rich and way too heavy on the peanut butter. It was a struggle to use the straw since it was way too thick. Usually...they are spot on. Perhaps l should ask them to go lighter on the peanut butter from now on.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed May 2, 2022 via mobile

This is the place for some of the best chocolate peanut butter shakes in the area. We used to live a few blocks away when my daughter was young. We still come here for tasty shakes and soft serve ice cream. The line can look...long and intimidating but it moves quickly. Service is always friendly and courteous.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed March 31, 2022 via mobile

I say this is an icon! Great treats, Great hardworking staff, and prices were unbeatable anywhere. Hot dogs, chili dogs, taco in a bag, all at very budget friendly prices. Chili dog under 2 dollars, hot dog a little over a dollar! Ice cream treats...all fair priced! This is a neighborhood icon that had people lined up to get treats, but the service is fast!More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 10, 2022 via mobile

Rejoice. Dairy Kastle is now open for the season. This is our go-to place for soft serve ice cream and especially peanut butter chocolate shakes. Service is always friendly and the lines move quickly.

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed October 5, 2021 via mobile

It’s the end of the season and Dairy Kastle will close down for the season October 11, 2021. That being said this is the last chance to grab a shake, ice cream or other treat before that happens. Service is always friendly and quick. It’s...always been a favorite of ours and apparently many others.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 31, 2021 via mobile

My wife said I could go to Dairy Queen instead so that I wouldn’t have to stand outside in the heat. No way. If I wanted a good soft serve/shake it’s Dairy Kastle or bust. We love their peanut butter chocolate shake. Service is always...friendly and courteous. Do leave these hard working folks a tip if possible. They close for the season in early October so go while you can.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 5, 2021 via mobile

We originally went to Dairy Dell but it’s still drive through only. After looking at the long line and wanting eat our ice cream outside we went to nearby Dairy Kastle. They don’t have a drive through and they have finally put new tables outside...where folks can now enjoy their treats. Fortunately the line was short and we both opted for a brown turtle. It’s a chocolate and caramel sundae. We decided to splurge with a large with nuts, whipped cream and a cherry on top. Unlike some places they don’t short you on the toppings. They were quite generous. It was very tasty and filling. Service is always friendly and courteous.More

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed March 24, 2021 via mobile

Unlike last year when Covid completely shut down businesses Dairy Kastle is open for the season. And they are busy. Although the crowd was sizable the lines moved quickly. Service was friendly as always and the ice cream was tasty. Let me say that this...is my favorite place for soft serve ice cream and the peanut butter chocolate shake is my favorite. Despite TripAdvisor listing them as closed they are open. Please check each businesses website for correct information rather than relying on TripAdvisor.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed October 2, 2020 via mobile

For those of you who love soft serve ice cream and other treats this is your last call. Dairy Kastle closes down for the winter as the last day is October 12. Let’s hope they are able to open up early next spring. As we...all know Covid has played havoc with 2020 and Dairy Kastle didn’t open until June. So we got cheated out on ice cream for much of the season. Service has always been pleasant and the line moves fairly quickly even with Covid restrictions.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed July 1, 2020 via mobile

For those folks who have wondered if Dairy Kastle would ever reopen this summer because of the virus rejoice-they have finally reopened. Of course social distancing is in effect and now the tables are gone since no one is allowed to sit close to each...other. It took 23 minutes to get our chocolate peanut butter shakes but considering the line that wasn’t bad. Service is always friendly and courteous. We are so glad to see them up and running again. We missed getting our shakes.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed September 3, 2019 via mobile

Great ice cream at a great price. They even offer a pooch ice cream for your pup. The banana split was awesome

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 22, 2019 via mobile

There is just a little over a month left before Dairy Kastle winds down the season and closes in early October. So do make your runs down there for ice cream and other goodies soon. It’s probably the top spot for soft serve ice cream...in Louisville. Service is always friendly and courteous.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Decided to go on Memorial Day in 80+ degree heat, and there was quite the line. The 5 people working were impressively fast and maintained a friendly attitude. Oh, and the ice cream is delicious!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

When Dairy Kastle opens its a sure sign that spring is almost here. Sure, it was in the 50s today but that didn’t stop folks from standing in line waiting for ice cream-many of them in shorts and T-shirts. We always look forward to getting...our chocolate peanut butter shakes when Dairy Kastle opens for the season. They have just the right amount of chocolate and peanut butter and are quite thick. We chickened our and ate them in the car since it was a bit chilly for us. Dairy Kastle will now be open until some time in October as the sign says.More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had two cones at Dairy Kastle on Friday- this was the best ice cream I have ever had- it was delicious beyond!!! Do not miss this place - it is worth the trip!!!!

Date of visit: September 2018
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We were just there today and was told they will be open until October 8th.
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Yes, Dairy Kastle offers takeout services.

Dairy Kastle is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5