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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Reviewed March 5, 2020 via mobile

I anxiously await opening day every year...I love the long dogs and then I have to get their amazing Peanut Butter Puddle ice cream. Don’t waste your time with those soft serve places. Come get delicious ice cream from Rondeau’s!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 4, 2019 via mobile

I love going to Rondeaus for the log hot dog, onion rings and lemonade! The ice cream is also delicious

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 14, 2019

Amazing Place for the family. Somebody in My Family is at a camp 2 minutes away and when my family comes to visiting day, we always get food.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Great old fashioned dairy stand. Get your grilled items and hard ice cream Dog approved! Family owned for years and gives you that your friend feeling.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 1, 2019

Long time, Family owned, a multitude of their own ice cream flavors, a great menu of anything from hot dogs to fried seafood choices. All fresh and a pleasure to keep your taste buds asking for more. All prepared in abundance and served by folks...that will do their best to please you, every time you visit. We make sure to stop any time we are near. I guess we can be considered ‘ regulars ‘. All outside dining.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 12, 2019

Alvin, Alvin, Alvin...we've had such a love affair with your slew of homemade ice creams, milkshakes, Rickies, grilled and fried foods, such as, burgers, seafood, and my personal favorite, your Hot Dogs on a buttered and grill toasted roll. This affair began in 2006 when...our daughter began attending school in the area. My wife and I would verbally debate who would drive up and back to pick-up or drop-off at school. Of course, this only happened during Alvin's season hours. Just forget about ANY Mondays; they're not open. over the years, we made countless stops and even today when in the area with our kayaks. Rondeau's is a long standing fixture in the Palmer and Ware area of Massachusetts, but let's not forget the Booth at the Big E every Fall in Agawam!More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

delicious food! Fabulous hot dogs and fried clams! If you’re watching calories, get the grilled chicken sandwich and a sherbet for dessert!

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Great Ice Cream and wonderful fried foods. Items come out hot(not the ice cream!) and not greasy. Good place for a quick and delicious meal.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I love these old school drive in restaurants...this one is family owned by some very nice folks. The food is fresh and tasty and staff are anxious to help.

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

I have tried many of the icecream flovers and have yet to be disappointed. I personally don't have a favorite and enjoy trying new flovers. The ice cream is rich and creamy so if you have issues with lactose it is not for you or...suffer the consequences like I do. They also have the best hot fudge in the area.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed April 29, 2018

Nothing like a warm day and a stop at a local burger/dairy restaurant Standard prices, convenient parking, good food, well-prepared. Order at the window, sit at a table outside in the warm sun.

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I stop there once in awhile for ice cream. Last visit I enjoyed quick lunch....grilled hot dog on a bun with a side of fries. Quick service!

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed October 11, 2017

We took advantage of the warm weather to stop in on Columbus Day for some ice cream. I chose a hot fudge sundae with coconut ice cream (scrumptious!) and my friend decided on the maple sundae which was super sweet and delicious! The young lady...who served us was both friendly and efficient. She even let me try a sample of another ice cream flavor after I had chosen my sundae. Very glad we decided to stop in. Hoping to get back there at least once more before they close next month.More

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

My wife and i go there about once a week. Staff is very friendly and food is excellent, We love the fish sandwiches and the hot dogs,best around. Ice cream is great for dessert.

Date of visit: September 2017
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Reviewed September 13, 2017

Prices are rather high for place that has no facilities. The porta-potty just doesn't cut it any more. The ice-cream is nothing special. I did not try any of the food items.

Date of visit: July 2017
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I'm pretty sure they close around Columbus Day in October, but just my best guess. :)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Alvin Rondeau's Dairy Bar

Yes, Alvin Rondeau's Dairy Bar offers takeout services.

Alvin Rondeau's Dairy Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5