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1004 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336-1717
+1 570-491-4311
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Matamoras, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017

great ice cream and a fun place to sit and relax its very close to 84 and they have parking there is alot to do in matamoras and Pennsylvania avenue is really very nice its a historic old town with lots of charm

Thank Michael T
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

This ice cream place has been around since I was a child. I think the cost is a little high but I think that is true for most ice cream places. Always yummy !!!

Thank kathyann66
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 9, 2016

We called ahead, they are open til 9, we pull in at 830 and the lights are off??? We go up to the window because we had just called and they came to assist us, but thats a poor practice. Have only been once and won't go back unless our first choice for ice cream across the bridge is closed.

Thank blueskylancero
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124 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

After our meal at The Grill which is across the street we decided to walk over for some ice cream at Polar Bear. Great soft serve and also had the strawberry cheesecake which was also very good. Very friendly service.

Thank 5aRBy6
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed July 6, 2016

While visiting the area we stopped in for a cool treat. Great ice cream. Will stop back when in this area again. Regan & Pete Rhiely

Thank Regan R
Matamoras, Pennsylvania
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61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed June 28, 2016

Okay, it's not really a dining place, but it sure is a great ice cream place. Whenever my wife and I get the uncontrollable urge for a delicious ice cream cone, this is our "go to" place. The soft ice cream is perfectly soft yet solid enough to hold its shape on the cone, and it's oh so delicious. We... More 

Thank Russell G
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Awesome ice cream! My family has been going to Polar Bear since before I was born. Every flavor is great. I love trying their flavor of the week. Strawberry soft serve is my personal favorite.

Thank Roe D
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

The polar bear has really good soft strawberry ice cream I just wish that they served it all of the time otherwise it is really good

Thank Marsha W
White Plains, New York
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Design you shake...add bananas! OMG awesome. Mint Chocolate chip with banana shake...delicious. Even a vanilla cone dip will delight you!

Thank barbedwire219
Leonia, New Jersey
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed August 21, 2015

The Polar Bear is a classic road side ice cream shop with delicious ice cream of all kinds. Reminds one of childhood summers.

Thank Catherine M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1004 Pennsylvania Ave, Matamoras, PA 18336-1717
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Pocono Mountains Region  >  Matamoras
  • Phone Number: +1 570-491-4311

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