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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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129 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The food is very good. They always have at least kinds of soup and also some sandwich specials. The service is always very good, although during peak times, the wait for the food might be a little long. Prices are very reasonable. And lots of old time ice cream scoopers to look at.

Thank Teddy1081
Lancaster, PA
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016

They had 6 kinds of soup that day. We had the seafood soup and stuffed pepper soup-delicious. I also got a chef salad-it was huge and I took half of it home Inexpensive and delicious lunch!

Thank Beth H
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we do not live close to Ephrata. However, when we are within 20 miles of the Udder Choice, our car seems to find its way there. The menu is somewhat limited, but the atmosphere is great and the food is always very good. Make sure you look at the specials when you come in. They normally have some really... More 

Thank bkgalbr61
Ottawa, Canada
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124 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

This place opens at 5:30am! I can't review the food because we only had ice cream - but the ice cream was good and so were their sundaes.

Thank harpsncats
Lambertville, New Jersey
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268 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

have heard nice things about this place, so while passing through, had to stop for breakfast.....food was tasty, generous portions, friendly service and I love the décor...rustic with many old ice cream signs.....even though it was breakfast had to have some ice cream, as long as I was there....very good, creamy and tasty....

Thank baron13
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

Udder Choice is always a favorite. The decor is awesome with many "ice cream scoops" and "dairy product signs" collection. The food is great for breakfast, lunch, or supper.

1 Thank Wendell M
Woodbridge, Virginia
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150 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

It was good! Cool damp windy weather in early April and had been walking for hours to see tourist site. Friendly service & inviting menu. Loved the atmosphere of interesting wall decor.

Thank Martha S
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

I've visited Utter Choice at different times of the day and have enjoyed the food including the ice cream. The atmosphere is very nice highlighting many different ice cream signs for years gone by.

Thank Tracy Z
Ridgewood, NJ
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608 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed July 31, 2016

We wanted to have a sweet treat at the end of the evening and we had passed the Utter Choice once and wanted to visit. We were lucky as it was 8:45Pm on a Saturday night and the place was just about to close. The hours start at 5:30 AM so it is a long day. They open at 2... More 

Thank NJTravellingfool
Lititz, Pennsylvania
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209 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed July 30, 2016

The interior has a rustic design with many old artifacts.Have eaten breakfast here several times and have found good food and large portions. Good service and moderate prices make this a must breakfast stop!

Thank risserapp

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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
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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?