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2nd Street Dari-Creme

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240 2nd St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3804
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sugar Land, Texas
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66 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like a foot long hotdog, a barbecue sandwich, a corn dog, a milkshake or soft ice cream etc., this is the place to go. And you will not believe the unbelievably low prices! It is close to the antique shops and the beautiful Murals. Located on Second Street close to the bridge, it is a great place... More 

Thank Linda B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Best footling hot dogs in Portsmouth. Actually best footling hot dogs anywhere!!!! Good food at cheap prices. Little crowded sometimes, but well worth the wait.

Thank Ann B
Lexington, Kentucky
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126 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Get a huge tasty shake for $2. Or get a malt. Or a cone. Just get there. Service is friendly and quick. Food is also available, but go for the ice cream.

Thank Gabe10101
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is your old fashion, get out of your car, go to the window, order, wait a few minutes, and pay. We had 2 fish sandwiches, very good, and a footer with sauce, 2 small vanilla shakes and a cup of water for $8.50. Can't beat that price for 3 people to eat and it was good.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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55 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

When I was a kid, my parents loved to take car trips. We drove from Ohio to California a couple of times on route 66. The things I remember on those trips are the little shops and tourist traps along the way. My favorites were the little dairy shops. This place so much reminds me of those places! It's a... More 

Thank Route52
Hazard, Kentucky
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

I grew up in Portsmouth and traveled right by 2nd street Dari-bar on my way to Branch Ricky park and surrounding softball fields. Known for their foot-long hot-dogs, the fries and onion rings were also just as good. I remember the deserts too. Banana Splits were my favorite with the milk shakes a close second. I moved away 35 years... More 

Thank Jack L
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171 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015 via mobile

So I read the reviews and people keep stating that these are the best Footlongs. Well, I'll be the judge of that. . . . . So, yes, they are pretty darn good. One thing that makes you really interested in this place is the sheer number of people waiting. That must be good. And they are fast for a... More 

Thank 88FFG93OSU
Portsmouth, Ohio, United States
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27 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

This local landmark is the by far they cheapest lunch you can find which is why most days you will have to stand in line for your food. Best pineapple milkshakes!

Thank Tammy F
Portsmouth, Ohio
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

This dairy bar is open year round and the footer is the best anywhere in town, order it your way, pair it with onion rings or fries and you are good to go.

Thank ddkrussell
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is the only place to go to get a footer and shake if you're in Portsmouth. I've never had better. Add an order of fried mushrooms, and take your dinner down to Alexandria Park and enjoy the view of the Ohio River while you eat. It is definitely one of life's simple pleasures.

Thank ThriftyBuckeye

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 2nd St, Portsmouth, OH 45662-3804
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Portsmouth

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