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The Udder Choice

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1812 W Main St, Ephrata, PA 17522-1108
+1 717-733-4300
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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211 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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127 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 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 6 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.

1 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
Spring Hill, Florida
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

The soup was hot and very good. The lunch I had was fresh made and excellent. I found the cost to be good and the quality of the food excellent.

1 Thank Butch L
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Went to The Udder Choice on Friday evening for a quick dinner with my wife. definitely a family place basically a soup and sandwich place with good food and great prices. The ice cream is homemade and great

1 Thank Nick M
Los Angeles, California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Enjoyed one lunch and four dinners during a one week stay in the Ephrata area. The wait staff was friendly and efficient and we really enjoyed the daily soup specials, especially the tomato florentine soup. Restaurant decor includes a fascinating assortment of vintage ice cream signs and a display of ice cream scoops (ca.1900 - 1950). Great menu and place... More 

1 Thank WorldwideTrips2014-

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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
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
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?