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Marion's Dairy Bar

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111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
9893622991
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Bullard, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super fun old fashioned soda fountain. Homemade waffle cones are wonderful. 15 or twenty awesome flavors dished up by young, enthusiastic employees. A few comfortable tables -- most folks get a cone and go. They have a nice menu of specialties sandwiches and meals, which sound good. I only saw ice cream.

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Thank KathleenBR
East Tawas, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This ice cream store/turned breakfast and lunch also, screams of Coke memorabilia. The ice cream is great, the food is yummy. Very family friendly. Indoor and outdoor seating, right on the main drag to see everything and everyone go by.

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Thank bayliss192016
grand blanc
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing place with great owners. Great ice cream and they serve breakfast and lunch now; locally sourced. This is a must see place for ice cream when you're in town.

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Thank denisegb
Punta Gorda, Florida
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a busy place but the waffle cones are off the hook. Big selection of ice cream. The service is good too. Go try this place for some good ice cream.

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Thank bigal150
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Owned by the same family forever. Very friendly, good size portions, fair prices, parking is a little tricky, esp when they are busy. Walking up is definitely better. Could use an interior update, still using the original appointments, Could be a bit cleaner in the customer area for sure. Seasonal. Opens May 1st.

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Thank Cindi Taylor L
Coopersville, Michigan
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

The great variety of flavors will not disappoint...pick your cone...pick you sundae...pick your topping. Delicious any way they serve it. If you like chocolate, try the 'Michigan Pothole'...really good, imho! They also open for lunch starting Memorial Day weekend; apparently only on weekends prior to that.

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Thank Ronmsparks
East Tawas, Michigan
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

They have the best ice cream around .Good people there .O and they do serve breakfast at a good price.

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Thank mike2059
Grand Traverse County, Michigan
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Have been going here since I was a little girl. My family is from the area and my Grandma worked here it was her first job I believe when they first opened. Must stop by get an ice cream cone before exploring the downtown area.

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Thank Heather D
DeWitt, Michigan
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Delicious homemade waffle cones! They also have huge ice cream cookie sandwiches. Great dessert selection.

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Thank Kathryn W
DeWitt, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

The area has a few parlors to stop at but this place is very good. We come up here a couple times a year and a stop here is a must. Very good service from a young group of scoopers who are saving for their future endeavors. The ice cream is great quality with an assortment of options. This time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E. Bay Street, East Tawas, MI
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas
  • Phone Number: 9893622991

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