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Kline's Dairy Bar

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58 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-4115
+1 540-434-6980
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Kline's Dairy Bar is a great old school ice cream spot. They have vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice a cream, and a flavor of the week as well as milkshakes, sundaes, and a few other flavors that they can make for you. My favorite is their banana ice cream which is made with vanilla ice cream and a banana! It... More 

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Thank lehman367
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

Kline's is a must for anyone passing through Harrisonburg- and for locals, too! They have special flavors that change weekly (you can get a physical "flavor card" or check out the website.) If you want a flavor besides the special/chocolate/vanilla, check out their huge milkshake selection- the milkshakes are so thick they're very much like regular ice cream!

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Thank Molly M
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

All the flavors are great. The lemon-gingersnap and pumpkin are by far the best. Great, cheap treat.

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Thank Emily L
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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331 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016

This is a retro ice cream shop with a limited selection of delicious soft-serve ice cream. Stand in line, eat outside, enjoy

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Thank waldentenn
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

This place is a local landmark. They make custard style ice cream using vintage equipment. Shakes, splits, sundaes, always serving vanilla and chocolate and a different flavor of the week that changes every Wednesday. Visit once and you'll be hooked!

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Thank Momin8er
DC Region
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

When we saw the sign we knew we'd end up getting ice cream at Klines. It is an old style dairy bar. Park your car. Walk up to the window and order your cone from the young ice cream jockeys. Enjoy your ice cream at a small table outside with your fellow citizens on a summer's evening. We saw a... More 

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Thank OlSloaner
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

We were excited to try Kline's after reading the reviews but it wasn't as good as we expected. The flavor selection was very limited. The lady at the window wasn't rude but wasn't super friendly either. Overall it was disappointing.

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Thank 1BeachMomma1
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Kline's ice cream never fails to satisfy. Only improvement would be to have more seating-for-eating options.

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Thank audreyametz
Centreville, Virginia
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

My wife and I rate all ice cream parlors against Kline's. Absolutely our favorite ice cream. She loves the chocolate, I almost always get their special which changes weekly.

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Thank Bill S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

Klines is a favorite of the locals as well as for out of towners. Flavors are always chocolate and vanilla with a weekly special that changes. Cones or cups are available and be prepared to wait at times because the place is so popular. Do not pass this up!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-6980
Description
What makes Kline's ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably delicious taste? It's all in the production method and ingredients. We take the quality of our ice cream very seriously. High quality ingredients and an old fashion ice cream making technique has made Kline's an institution since 1943. Unlike the more popular and profitable soft serve and batch methods of producing ice cream, Kline's employs an almost obsolete process of continuous freeze production. Other methods can yield several times more ice cream because of the air being pumped in during the whipping process. The continuous freeze method used by Kline's, however, does not add extra air to the product. It is a very slow and labor intensive process. Each location makes their own fresh ice cream each morning for the day's sales.

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