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Dairy Palace

2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
+1 302-328-9740
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good31%
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American, Fast food
2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ice cream is as good as ever. Smart not to mess with 30 plus years of success!! Hope they'll have another 30 years or more success!

Thank John O
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

Throwback to the 50s. This place offers free soft serve ice cream but it is a bit bit pricey. Ice cream is creamy and amply in quantity. People still hang out in the parking lot and the stand is straight out of the 50s movie....More

Thank Herbert F
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for delicious old-fashioned soft serve ice cream, you've come to the right place. My family loves soft serve ice cream, but I have never been able to find one that tastes as good the kind I had from the mom-and-pop places...More

Thank skipperdog-7
Reviewed 15 March 2017

You can enjoy the best creamiest ice cream in the area. They have a let of variety. Sundaes, milk shakes, soft serve are great. They have great variety and quick and friendly service. Great prices too.

Thank DTHeld
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Best ice cream place in New Castle. Been going there for many years. Local favorite for ice cream and milkshakes.

Thank Heather S
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to get together couples, friends or church group to eat some ice cream and chat. Can't wait until they reopen next season.

Thank Biglint
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Another one of those places I keep in the back of my mind and try to stop by when in the area. A small cone is pretty good size, and makes for a good snack for after dinner. These small stand alone ice cream stands...More

Thank Philosophyguru
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Each spring we wait in anticipation of Dairy Palace to show signs of opening up. The soft serve is creamy and always top quality. The staff are very courteous and quick in delivering your order. Add this on your list of places to go if...More

Thank rmpde789
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent ice cream. Recommend this to every one!! You can't go wrong with ice cream place that's been around for as long as it has!! It's A new castle tradition

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stop at the Dairy Palace every once in a while. We both get the soft serve in cones. The ice cream is very good and the price is reasonable.

Thank Curt K
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-328-9740
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