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“Not Very Good ~ IT'S EXCELLENT” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Central Dairy

Central Dairy
Ranked #1 of 8 Dessert in Jefferson City
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $5
Cuisines: American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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359 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
“Not Very Good ~ IT'S EXCELLENT”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2013

Central Dairy Ice Cream Shop is EXACTLY where you'd want to be to quench that sweet tooth.
Just 1 block off US 50 and US 63 in Downtown Jefferson City. Just a few blocks from the Capitol Dome. This is a "Must Do" without a doubt in my mind. They have many, many flavors of real ice cream and they even have that "unleaded" sugar-free yuk stuff... BUT ... the real ice cream is the "health food" to be had here. The absolute BEST .... EVER
Cones, cups, and mean shakes,etc. Shop has some nice inside booth seating.
A few benches located outside. Go drip some on your clothes, they will love you for it.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Marthasville, Missouri
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“A Real Treat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

Central Dairy is a favorite stop when we're passing by Jefferson City. Just a few blocks off Highway 54, this ice cream store is worth the side trip. They have dozens of flavors to choose from and the place harkens back to the day of local dairies ... in flavor, ambiance and pricing! It's chilly inside, so bring a sweater.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Jefferson City, Missouri
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43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“You will find no better!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2013

This is the standard on which I base all ice cream. There is nobody that does it better. If you are visiting and its going to be anything hotter than luke cold make sure this is on your itinerary.

Visited June 2013
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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47 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Yummy”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

This is a must stop if you are in Jefferson City or driving past Jefferson City. Easy to get to off Hwy 54. Ice cream is made there and there are a ton of flavors. It is a little expensive but 2 people could split a small cup as there is a lot of ice cream. Not a lot of seats but benches outside. They only except cash. Service is quick even if the line is outside the door. We come here once a summer at least.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Well-deserved reputation as "must try"!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 11, 2013

Incredible ice cream at great prices! Our family celebrates every occasion with Central Dairy!! Yummmmo!

Visited June 2013
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