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Dairy Cone

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836 Walnut St, Columbus, TX 78934-2213
+1 979-732-5500
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path of I-10, this small town drive-up burger joint is always hopping. Aside from the usually burgers and sandwiches, the menu is loaded with a variety of choices including Mexican food, baked potatoes, and numerous baskets. There is a drive-thru or you can park and order at the window. When your food is ready, the call out... More 

Thank Kristin H
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Prices are very reasonable and food is fresh and very good. Their catfish baskets are wonderful and their milkshakes are the best my husband and I have ever had

Thank elnor d
Katy, Texas, United States
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

We like to call in our order when traveling from LaGrange to Katy. They'll have it ready at the drive thru. We have never been disappointed. The french fries are really good too. I've heard the steak finger basket is good, but haven't tried it since a delicious burger is usually what I want. Picnic tables outside. Many flavors of... More 

1 Thank Lisa B
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

This little hole in the wall is full of good people and delicious burgers. You can come by any evening of the week and you'll find the locals enjoying juicy hand made beef burgers. They'll even grill the onions when asked. I can't vouch for any other of their products as I only stop by for their burgers (and their... More 

1 Thank SonnyBoy_12
Columbus, Texas, United States
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

Love getting cheeseburgers and fries here. They are always tasty since they make their own patties daily. The shrimp plate is very good too the shrimp are big and the homemade dressing is a delight. A good bargain for your money. And don't forget to get a Bluebell shake!!

1 Thank Tamalyn N
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite place to get a hamburger!! It is a must stop. From I-10 take the old HWY 90 road and enjoy a scenic drive across the Colorado River and pass the old courthouse square. Dairy Cone is just a block or so from there. It's like an old car hop. Reminds me of when I was a... More 

Thank Phyllis D
Weimar, Texas
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

This is a family owned fast food place. It has been around for approximately 50 years. The chicken strips are great. They are made with real chicken. Everyone loves the hamburgers. It is not a dine in restaurant. There are some tables outside, but most locals either eat in their car or take it home. You will see doctors, and... More 

Thank suzannes278
Cat Spring, Texas
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

One of the best burgers in town. Made fresh to order. Very quick friendly service. And the prices are small town prices making it very reasonable.

Thank jshstick
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

This is my favorite place to eat burgers! I literally plan my trips to the Hill Country around stopping for a burger here! I only wish I lived closer so I could eat here more often. The patties are freshly made not frozen. Mouth watering good!!

Thank Phyllis D
Columbus, Texas
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016

I go there mainly for their hamburgers, a bit more in price but well worth it......made fresh as you watch and just the way you want it. I've heard raves about their baked potatoes, plan to try those soon.

Thank Audrey B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Fast Food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 836 Walnut St, Columbus, TX 78934-2213
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 979-732-5500

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