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The Dairy King

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405 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3344
+1 828-669-8384
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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165 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a nice peanut butter and cookie dough ice cream cup from their machine. Very nice and reasonably priced. They had a few chairs out though probably not enough of this were the summer months.

Thank Randy H
Dublin, Ohio
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2017

We stop here a lot! Our city at home does not have a soft ice cream shop, so we enjoy going here. It's your typical soft ice cream place... only you get a ton! I always forget and order a medium cone and it's way too much! I wish they had the brown little crunchies, but they don't.. so I... More 

Thank kelbell09
Durham, North Carolina, USA
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161 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Great assortment of hand-dipped or soft serve ice creams dozens of milk shake flavors, sundaes and a good hot fudge cake. would get a 'great' rating if they used the hand dipped instead of the soft serve vanilla (which is rather bland). Nice to find they also offered a sugar free ice cream option. Give it a try when you... More 

Thank afrdurham
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is by far one of the best places to visit in the summer. They have a big selection of ice cream and styles.

Thank Tracey C
Asheville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

It's got that oreo cookie freezy thing that makes me scream from brain freeze...so I eat it slow and am happy!

Thank GraceHumor
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Ice cream was good, not a shortage of topping. We had soft serve, didn't know they had hand dipped til we saw someone else with it.

Thank Dawn A
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

If you like soft-serve ice cream and a return to the simple life, try the Dairy King in Black Mountain. It's nothing fancy. But it's great fun for a simple outing for the family. Prices are moderate--as I recall, the banana split is about $5. A regular cone is under a dollar. Servings are generous. There's a little merry-go-round for... More 

Thank Deb052
Asheville, North Carolina
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103 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

This place reminds me of when I was young. Simple, inexpensive, unpretentious -- take your kids, take your dogs, and slow down the pace of your life for a few minutes. Wonderful staff, as well -- especially Jeannette, who loaned me a dollar after I forgot my wallet :)

Thank clpw1964
Asheville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

Great place to meet and eat. Great ice cream, Hot fudge sundae is so good as well as the banana split and orange smoothie. Fun place.

Thank Linda G
Black Mountain, North Carolina
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

Soft serve and hand dipped ice cream served in all the ways Dairy "Queen" would serve it. Great place for little kids -- lots of running around room. Very informal, hanging out in the parking lot kind of place. Watch out for times when camp or conference groups or church youth groups bring 30 people at a time. They aren't... More 

Thank Pomommie

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 405 W State St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3344
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 828-669-8384

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