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Dairy Train

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17 Railroad Ave Ste R, Rockport, MA 01966
(978) 546-9786
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Rockport, Massachusetts
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I've been getting ice cream from here for over 20 years! It never disappoints and it's something I really look forward to year after year when then open for the season each summer. Every year I get the banana split and share it with my mom. It's SO good and really fun to eat. The soft serve is always tasty!

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Thank Christine C
Rockport, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Right next to the Rockport Train Station is the best place in town for ice cream (and there are many choices downtown). Ice cream, hard yogurt, soft swirl, frappes, sodas, toppings, they have it all. Even a Rex Sox hot dog special! Make sure to get your card punched so that you can get a free item after buying 10.

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Thank RockportBirder
Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

If you want the taste of good ice cream ...THIS IS THE PLACE. A little place right behind the train station.

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Thank mark B
Chicago
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

The perfect summer spot for ice cream. They have wonderful soft serve ice cream and also great richardson's ice cream with every kind of topping. It is right near the train to / from Boston. It isn't summer without a stop there.

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Thank Lynnesjackson
Rockport, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

We live in Rockport and have tried all of the 'sweet spots'. This is hands down the best quality ice cream and is probably the most reasonable in price as well. They will give your dog a cup of ice cream after a long hike in the woods! Worth the walk up to the railroad station for a delicious sundae.

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Thank Ruth S
cranston
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

This has a beachy ,retro charm to it.Nothing fancy or gourmet just good ice cream.We got soft serve which was very good and they give you a generous amount.I could not believe the size of a small.Good for the money little pricey but so is everywhere you go for ice cream around here.

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Thank linda b
Boston, Massachusetts
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324 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

As always, this place has always been consistent with their soft serve ice cream and brings back a lot of great memories when thinking of all of the cones I've eaten here after little league games. Additionally, a few of the original chairs are still here as well. Make sure to drop in and have a taste before leaving Rockport.

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Thank Aram1121
Troy, Michigan
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We stopped here after getting off the train, and while the ice cream is not exactly cheap at close to $4 for the smallest cone (size below "small"), the amount of ice cream this gets you is clearly more than fair compared to other places. The selection is also very rich.

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Thank DF67
Boston, Massachusetts
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249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I remember coming here as a kid and this is where all of the baseball teams would come after the nightly games. The ice cream still hasn't changed and consistently remains to be the best soft serve in town. Make sure to request cherry dip on top of your ice cream!

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Beckley, West Virginia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

We were out exploring the local area and stumbled onto the Dairy Train...They had great tasting ice cream...I got the kiddie cone, and it was HUGE and tasted so good! Glad I didn't order a larger one, I would have never been able to eat it! :) it was yummy!!

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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  • Address: 17 Railroad Ave Ste R, Rockport, MA 01966
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Ann  >  Rockport
  • Phone Number: (978) 546-9786

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?