We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kline's Dairy Bar

Claimed
Save
Share
COVID-19 Update: Local restaurants need your support! Purchase a gift card directly from them and make a difference. Contact the restaurant for instructions.

Ratings and reviews

RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Details

PRICE RANGE
$3 - $6
CUISINES
American
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
View all details
features, about
Reviews (176)
Filter reviews
175 results
Traveler rating
121
37
7
7
3
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
Traveler rating
121
37
7
7
3
Show reviews that mention
All reviews ice cream sundae banana pudding cake batter local favorite prices are reasonable saturday night downtown harrisonburg flavor yum scoop servings jmu toppings
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. We had awesome service and the two girls were very sweet. They have different things to choose from and they do not DISAPPOINT.

Date of visit: November 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed October 21, 2020

We were happy to find this local ice cream restaurant in downtown Harrisonburg. We only saw 1 flavor and it was cake batter which is a favorite of both my husband and myself. The only odd thing was that I asked for some chocolate chips...on my custard and was charged as a Sundae. I thought that was a bit "over the top" for pricing but I guess that is their policy for a topping. At any rate, it was very good and we would recommend to go to Kline's for a cold treat!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed October 6, 2020

Several serious downsides, so best to find an alternative restaurant. First: Only three flavors of ice cream are offered. Second: Very expensive for the modest servings and average quality. Third and worst: Poor overall customer service. Details on the third disqualification are as follows: The...facility is very large and new BUT they will NOT permit any use of these facilities. Customers must stand outside in the weather to order, pick-up, and eat. Access to the large dining room is denied. Access to the restrooms is denied. Access to the large outdoor patio and tables and benches is denied. The only option is to eat the messy soft-serve in your car or find a friendlier business nearby. We made our only visit in early October.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Helpful?
klinesdairybar, Owner at Kline's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2020

Thank you for your feedback regarding your recent visit to McGaheysville. Our ice cream is made with a continuous freeze method, that does not add extra air to the product. It is a very slow and labor intensive process which is why we only have...More

Reviewed June 16, 2020 via mobile

Yummy! Great ice cream and super fast, friendly service. The soft serve ice cream was amazing. No wonder this is a local favorite!

Date of visit: June 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed June 3, 2020

I have a family member who works at one of the Kline's Dairy Bars in Harrisonburg who brings us ice cream about every week or so. It's so good, but very rich, so much so that I can't eat much of it. I had to...ask that they stop bringing it to us for a while so we can get caught up! Definitely worth a visit!More

Date of visit: May 2020
Helpful?
Reviewed October 26, 2019

Visiting JMU and made a stop for some really good ice cream. Retro style shop, super friendly staff and speedy service. Two scoop waffle cone is enormous! Banana pudding flavor is the absolute truth!

Date of visit: October 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Who doesn’t like ice cream? This place is original and legit. Had the vanilla waffle cone. It was sublime! Went back again this week to the store on Main St and it was equally as delicious!

Date of visit: August 2019
Helpful?
Reviewed June 26, 2019

I've been coming here whenever in town since I was in undergrad studies at JMU. Love everything, but my favorite is the traditional vanilla in a waffle cone! But tonight for the first time I was lucky enough to be here when the featured flavor...was peanut butter cookies & cream. It was amazing and I loved every bite! The ice cream is always fresh made each day! When in season they use fresh fruits to make sundaes, tonight they had peaches. Not my fave, but another customer that I spoke to said it was fabulous.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Helpful?2  
Reviewed June 16, 2019

This is definitely a great old time favorite. The guys have been here forever because they've earned a reputation for have delicious ice cream. The prices are reasonable so you can afford to make it a Saturday night tradition for the family. Love it!

Date of visit: May 2019
Helpful?1  
Reviewed June 15, 2019

As usual, the black raspberry ice cream at Kline’s is to die for! If you visit the Harrisonburg area, you must make a trip to Kline’s! Yum 😋

Date of visit: June 2019
Helpful?1  
View more reviews
Best nearby
Best nearby hotelsSee all
Budget Inn - Harrisonburg
21 reviews
.65 miles away
Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Conference Center
735 reviews
.74 miles away
DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg
292 reviews
1.43 miles away
Clarion Pointe Harrisonburg
596 reviews
1.53 miles away
Best nearby restaurantsSee all
Local Chop and Grill House
635 reviews
.18 miles away
Jack Brown's Beer & Burger Joint
414 reviews
.21 miles away
Billy Jack's Shack
188 reviews
.22 miles away
Best nearby attractionsSee all
Explore More Discovery Museum
121 reviews
.26 miles away
Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center
165 reviews
.30 miles away
Virginia Quilt Museum
125 reviews
.34 miles away
Court Square Theater
30 reviews
.17 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kline's Dairy Bar staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing