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629 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO
+1 303-569-3103
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This is a simple but nice ice cream place with food - dogs & bergers. It has a local, rustic look & feel.

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Thank WaltCurt
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67 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Dairy King offers soft and hard ice cream, all the fixings including hot fudge, 60's music, and friendly, smiling folks. What's not to like?

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Thank Phil B
Rock Port, Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Walked to this place for evening ice cream. Had a wide range of things to order. Everything we got was awesome! Was playing Elvis Presley music on outside speakers, put everybody in a good mood. Friendly staff and good service.

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Thank 20ELK16
Wadsworth
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142 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Given all the other ice cream shops in town have the "tourist prices", it was nice to be able to stop and get an ice cream cone for a "normal" price. Our favorite cones are twist cones, and that's exactly what we had. Very good. They also have a full food menu, but at the time we only "needed" ice... More 

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Thank Sherry C
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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80 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Stopped for soft ice cream cones and they were great. Just like we used to get as kids from Mr. Softee!

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Thank MikePaK
Riverview, Florida
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Old fashioned grill and ice cream shop. We had shakes and malts. Friendly staff and great ice cream! A nice treat after a day of hiking.

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Thank Cheri E
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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140 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

and soft serve, or a dip cone, or a burgerr, menu is just as you would imagine, dine in, tables outside, friendly little local drive in.

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Thank cjdesai
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped by after a lecture that was held in Rocky Mountain National Park, for ice-cream. I love good ice-cream, and this is GREAT ice-cream. In fact, I spent three days in Grand Lake, and stopped there every night for ice-cream. They had a nice assortment of flavors, and I truly enjoyed each new one I tried. The staff were great,... More 

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Thank Tom T
Princeton, Indiana
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We stayed at the big horn lodge next door to this place so why not try it out? Glad we did,a little hometown friendliness and good food.Grand lake is a wonderful place to visit and the Dairy king is a must to visit.the guys behind the counter were very nice and respectful.I will stop here again someday....

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Lone Tree, Colorado
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339 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

This is a treasure - I don't think it has changed since opening in 1953. We had soft serve ice cream which comes in vanilla, chocolate and twist. It was very tasty. They also have a good selection of hard ice creams, old-fashioned sundays and other fast food. Great prices, no frills and the ice cream was worth the stop.

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Thank Don_and_Renee_H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Grand Avenue, Grand Lake, CO
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Grand County  >  Grand Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 303-569-3103

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