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The Dairy

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300 Wooster Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-1738
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

A "single dip" is about 3-4 scoops and it costs less than two bucks. There are many flavors to choose from, try the apple cinnamon! If you're hungry for food, the usual fast food options are available, as well as fried bologna or a fish tail sandwich. Prepare to wait a bit if you arrive on a hot summer evening;... More 

Thank no_place_unlike_home
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33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Ice cream portions are enormous - 3 huge scoops for just $2.75 in a waffle cone. Ice cream was pretty good too, not exactly the low quality type.

Thank isonicq
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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105 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Wife and I went there for ice cream, we both order ice cream sundaes and they very good, waitress was very friendly.

Thank huntrer57
Mount Vernon, Ohio
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

During the summer I stop at least once a week for a carton of ice cream. They draw a good crowd some days and the great ice cream is hard to beat.

Thank jon c
Albany, New York
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207 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We were making the rounds and had to have ice cream at The Diary. I had a hot fudge sundae that was excellent! We sat out on the deck on a beautiful afternoon and enjoyed our ice cream treats!

Thank Bourlinguer60
Norwalk, Ohio
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Hand dipped Ice cream was really good. Tried to use a restaurant.com coupon but having printed it in June, the establishment did no longer business with Restaurant.com. Bummer. Still a good place to stop, eat in and good good too.

Thank TheWillowlady
Mt. Vernon, Ohio
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

The ice cream at The Dairy is superb and their portion sizes are extremely generous. It is not a fancy place--just good ice cream at a very reasonable price.

Thank Diane G
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Excellent ice cream. I had the mud slide and my husband had the chocolate chip mint. Single scoop is as large as most double scoops. Cheap too. A little slow service but was okay. Enjoyed sitting outside and watching the deer in the far meadow.

Thank Mark S
Hilliard, Ohio
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57 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

This is the largest single scoop of ice cream you will ever get. It is probably three or four scoops but they call it one scoop. It fills the large dish it is served in.

Thank KOLSON3992
Mount Vernon, Ohio, United States
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32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

This place is a throw back to the 60's including both the quantity and pricing. They serve a large selection of hand dipped ice cream as well as a long menu list. Be prepared to wait in line at times. This is a popular place.

Thank Mark K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Wooster Rd, Mount Vernon, OH 43050-1738
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Mount Vernon

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