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Central Dairy

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610 Madison St, 1 block off US Hwy 50 & 63 in downtown, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3199
573-635-6148
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place for an ice cream or hot dog! Very popular Jefferson City stop Busses of people also love to stop here when visiting the capital city

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Thank michelef809
Jefferson City, Missouri
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had read an article in a local magazine and so had to visit. Great ice cream true to the article. When in Jefferson City, a must visit!

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Thank RhiS152
Jefferson City, Missouri
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best ice cream around. Hard to say that I have a favorite because they are all delicious. A must try when you are in town.

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Thank Kim E
Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been going here for 35 years to satisfy my 'need' for various quantities of Jamocha Almond Fudge. It's the place to go in Jeff City for ice cream.

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Thank MarDuck
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like fantastic ice cream at a reasonable price, check out central dairy! There are so many flavors it's hard to decide what to get. Seating is limited inside, but don't let that stop you! Busses welcome. You get a lot of ice cream for your money!

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Thank itravel2c
Nevada
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a whim we decided to find out what this 'Dairy Store' had to offer. It is a quaint little ice cream shop out of the 40's - 50's that you wait in line when you walk in, and give your ice cream order to one of the many clerks behind the counter. You can get a 'taste sample' if... More 

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Thank l0rajm
Brownsville, Tennessee
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Homemade style real dairy ice cream, plenty of nuts and whip cream, what is there not to like?! Generous portions and quick old-time service. There is sugar free if you need it. Extemely pleasant workers and plenty of them. It was crowded, but fast. I will go there again!

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Thank Ralph B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always great! Stopped today after a tour of the state capital. Creamy, rich ice cream and a wonderful value also!

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Thank Candy-MO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You can never fail going to Central Dairy. Great prices and you get a lot for the price. Kids love it.

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Thank Roxanne S
Jefferson City, Missouri
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

A long line to get to the counter. The place is always crowded. Family members visiting their parents almost always "stop by" Central Dairy before leaving for home. Wherever home is. The best icecream in the state. The best price also. Convenience???? not so much. A hughe selection of flavors. A single dip is enough for almost anyone. A double... More 

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Thank Ron C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Madison St, 1 block off US Hwy 50 & 63 in downtown, Jefferson City, MO 65101-3199
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Jefferson City
  • Phone Number: 573-635-6148

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