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The Udder Choice

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1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
+1 717-733-4300
Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Nashville, Tennessee
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had the pumpkin, apple, bacon soup - sooooo good! Their butter pecan ice cream is homemade, but a little too sweet. Our server, Jenna, was very capable and pleasant. The Christmas decorations were unique and fun (upside-down Christmas tree, cows, etc.). Very nice prices!!

Thank Eloise H
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times with family, friends, and on dates. I would recommend this restaurant for anyone looking for a good priced meal in a very nice setting

Thank Zach T
Cape May Court House, New Jersey
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66 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

A great place for an evening dessert. The ice cream is excellent and worth the small line to get it. Look forward to returning soon.

Thank AllenCarter
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211 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

Stopped in a few times during our week in the area. Great for ice cream specialties !!! Sandwiches were average. The older staff members were not so friendly but that was made up by the super friendly younger staff on duty in the late afternoon and evening. Plenty of parking. Will definitely return.

2 Thank Michael G
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, United States
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

We were taking a road trip and visited this for the first time. The space is large but not overly loud which was nice. There's plenty of space to spread out and you don't feel like you are jammed on top of other people. We were there at 2:00 p.m. on a Saturday and it was busy. All the young... More 

Thank Sandra S
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131 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We found The Udder Choice last year just by driving by... this year it was top of our list for lunch! Prices are super, food is yummy too! Service is a little slow at lunchtime but the place gets packed. I ate light so I could squeeze in a sundae for dessert! So good! Check it out!

1 Thank travelinsuemaryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Unique place with great turkey club, soups and ice cream. Interesting collection of ice cream scoops on display.

1 Thank Terry S
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is decorated with old ice cream signs and scoops for a reason. It has wonderful ice cream at a reasonable price. A two scoop dish (butterfingers and malted milk ball👍🏻) was only $2. Lunch selections always include wonderful soups and sandwiches. If you go on a Monday, you can often get a "toasted cheeseburger". This is a grilled... More 

1 Thank Melissa W
Goshen, New York
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Lunch Soup, large selection to choose from. Cup or bowl. Sandwich turkey freshly cooked. Ice cream Sundae with hot fudge. Wow what a great lunch & reasonably priced.

2 Thank ny-snowflakes
Magnolia, Nj
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016

We were passing thru for the weekend and wanted ice cream. I had the best chocolate marshmallow ice cream ever!

1 Thank Tinkerbell320

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Soups
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Lancaster County  >  Ephrata
  • Phone Number: +1 717-733-4300

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