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218 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1349
+1 616-846-2470
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I grew up coming here as a kid my summmers in Grand Haven were so special to me coming from chicago... This was a big memory of that.. I had this last time we came up and it was still just as good... unlike all the chain stores... Grand Haven just is magical as are the places... I will now... More 

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Thank Wozdav27
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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1,299 reviews
613 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is indeed an old fashioned, non-chain ice cream place. It's brightly painted and they have just about everything you can imagine for a hot summer day. It's right on the main road to the beach and pier and this is where everybody stops after a day at the beach. Really friendly staff, chairs (in the shade) and tables for... More 

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Thank RickMIusa
Grand Haven, Michigan
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

Great place to walk up to in the evening for a little soft serve, hot fudge sundae, or mix-in. Stroll around Grand Haven, and take your date or your kids over there for an after dinner treat. Crowded in the summer.

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Thank MrsHubner
Columbus, Ohio
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Service was friendly and good. I was expecting decent ice cream, but it was less than mediocre. Their version of a blizzard was 99% vanilla ice cream with a sprinkling of tipping. DQ blizzards are much better. Soft serve with flavoring did not taste like the flavor at all. Hard serve was OK. 1 star for food. 2 stars only... More 

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Thank jennruble21
cleanhand13
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111 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed July 24, 2016

The service here is painfully slow. The ice cream is a decent price. The best part is the views of the water.

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Thank cleanhand13
southwest ontario
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Got two ice cream treats similar to blizzards. I got turtle and my hubby got peanut butter cup. Both were melted. Felt like we were drinking our desserts. Won't go back.

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Thank welove2travel123
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Summer fun at Dairy treat. Staffed by college kids, the service is good, and the treats delish! A Grand Haven tradition.

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Thank alicew604
Grand Rapids, MI
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461 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2016

The Dairy Treat has just about everything a little ice cream spot could possibly have. The line moves quickly, so don't be deterred. (You'll need the extra time to figure out what you're going to have anyway.) Service is always friendly and prices and portions are excellent. CASH ONLY.

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Thank Beentheredonethat777
Indianapolis, Indiana
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Conveniently located on the boardwalk, Dairy Treat has many options to satisfy almost any ice cream craving. I had the carmallow sunday - soft serve with caramel and marshmallow - and it was delish. The prices are also reasonable.

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Thank cunninbr
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2016

EVERY beach town has an ice cream shop, but this one has more choices than I have ever seen: ice cream (soft and hard serve), shakes, frozen drinks, sundaes and more. Hudsonville is the hard ice cream brand. The line was long, but with a view of the river and a watering station for the pooches, it makes it comfortable.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 218 S Harbor Dr, Grand Haven, MI 49417-1349
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Ottawa County  >  Grand Haven
  • Phone Number: +1 616-846-2470

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