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Dolly's Dairy Bar & Gift Shop

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Asheville Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
(828) 862-6610
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Fri 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Birmingham, Alabama
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dolly's is a local Brevard institution. Traditional ice cream flavors are served. But my advice is to try one of the "camp" flavors. They are wonderful concoctions of yummy delights named after local camps. Dolly's is definitely a hangout for local camps so the line can be long. But stick with it. Its well worth the wait. Enjoy your ice... More 

Thank Toby G
Topsail Island, North Carolina
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64 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We started going to Dollys years ago after my daughters summer camp took her there. It has quickly become a family tradition after a day of hiking or playing at sliding rock. They have tons of different flavors and the summer camps get their own special flavors. If you get there at the wrong time you might have to wait... More 

Thank sarah w
Stamford, Connecticut
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172 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ice cream. This is a local favorite for the area camps with unique local flavors. They do an incredible business so expect to wait on a good weather evening in the summer. Had their moose tracks and it was tasty. Everyone liked their flavors as well. Even bought some t-shirts for the kids.

Thank FloridawithKids
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dolly's has the best ice cream in the area! They have lots of fun specialty flavor a named after local camps. It has become a family tradition of ours that whenever we go to Pisgah Forest to hike, see waterfalls, or camp, we always stop at Dolly's after for ice cream and front porch rocking! It's a must for a... More 

Thank Mrsjj204
Palm Harbor, Florida
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love Dolly's ice cream! Such a sweet treat when you are done hiking! The staff is courteous and friendly. It's very nice and you feel like one of the locals. The Reedy's Palm Harbor

Thank DebRdy
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We pulled off the road after a day of hiking and almost turned away when we saw the line. The line moved very quickly, service was friendly, and the ice cream was delish. Lots of flavors. Will definitely go back.

Thank Afletchf
Sarasota, Florida
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the second year that Dolly's was a required stop after hiking in Pisgah National Forest (or anywhere near there!!) It's very popular, so there are often long lines, but they move quickly. All the "normal" flavors are done well and then there are a bunch of creative combinations that did not disappoint. Worth the calories!!

Thank deefla
Crystal River, Florida
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spent the day hiking in Pisgah mountain and this was a wonderful way to end the day. I had the Mouse Track ice cream on a sugar cone and it was creamy and delicious. It had large chunks of chocolate and mini chocolate peanut butter cups in it. They have a very nice area outside where you can sit... More 

Thank Florence J
Florida Panhandle, Florida
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

As always, we had a great experience at Dolly's. A must do for your trip to the Pisgah Forest/ Brevard area.

Thank InformedTrav
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137 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We have been to Dolly's many times but have never been disappointed. They have a huge variety of flavors as well as different kinds of ice cream from in depth 2 chocolate covered. You will not be disappointed. It is at the entrance to The Pisgah National Forest it is very convenient and very nice to go to after a... More 

Thank Jim P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Asheville Highway, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pisgah Forest
  • Phone Number: (828) 862-6610

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?