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Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar

691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
+1 570-668-2515
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  • Poor10%
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“cheesesteak” (2 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“sundae” (4 reviews)
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691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Stopped by after playing golf with the family for some ice cream and food. Was not disappointed with the delicious ice cream and was very surprised by the huge menu they had. Usaully ice cream shops have a limited menu. Not here. There menu has...More

Thank sc0ttn751
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many flavors so little time. Hand scooped in cones or dishes. Reasonably priced for the size of the scoops.

Thank infopro2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were driving through the area and stopped off for a quick bite and some ice cream. The food was good - hot dogs, hamburgers, BBQ and chicken. The fries were real tasty, too. Pretty decent menu, and the prices were all reasonable. The real...More

Thank jgitcar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must stop. Good food. Diner type atmosphere. Good portions, Good pricing. Cheesesteak was excellent. Great ice cream and shakes.

Thank JacquelineH821
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I had one of the best hotdogs i ever had. They made somrthing as simple as a hotdog a great lunch!!! Ice cream is deeelicious!!!11

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I was disappointed that they cut down on their selections of sundaes. They used to have one for all the different high schools in the area. My favorite was the cougar sundae unfortunately no more. I got the Elvis sundae with bananas, peanut butter sauce,...More

Thank Temuejin
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Their ice cream is delicious and can't beat it. The varieties are endless here, any way you want, from shakes to sundaes, all are so great. I make my hubby go there once a week just to get the ice cream. When my daughter comes...More

Thank civilwarloco
Skipper_Dippers, Public Relations Manager at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We're glad you enjoy coming to Skipper Dippers and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 15 April 2017

I pass this place every time I come back to Philadelphia from Butler and finally got the chance to go here today. The chili and fries were good, but the highlight was definitely the ice cream. I got teaberry, which was fresh and very smooth,...More

Thank Louis B
Skipper_Dippers, Owner at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope you'll come back to see us the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Food ok, nothing special, long wait times to get your food and expensive, especially if your kids want ice cream! We chose to just keep driving by this place. Worn down. Not worth the stop!

Thank TeamTravelor09
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice little place along the highway... ample parking... we got a big rig in there on the end of the lot... good folks...clean place... food was pretty good.

Thank carbontravels
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
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08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Tamaqua
  • Phone Number: +1 570-668-2515
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Skipper Dippers is a family-owned restaurant open year round. We are celebrating our 9th season on busy Route 309 in Hometown (just North of Tamaqua, PA). Not only do we serve the area's best cheese steaks and burgers, but our ICE CREAM is OUT OF THIS WORLD. Make sure to make it a combo and try one of our famous milkshakes to help wash down the best burgers and cheese steaks in the area.
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