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1131 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1107
+1 989-386-2647
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Greater Detroit Area, MI
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78 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

It was similar to most Dairy Queens, but they did have a counter with ten flavors of hard ice cream. I got a malt which was good.

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Thank Retired_Boater
Clare, Michigan
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Great food, my favorite are the pulled pork "egg rolls " and the smoked potato salad! Also the dole whip, good to the last bite! Cool decor with music piping out from the 50/60's

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Thank dmjenks
Brighton, Michigan
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2016

My double serving was like a single. Then my husband's was even smaller. He watched a woman get a soft serve and she complained about the small serving too. What gives? Was it just this one server? Does the place have new ownership? The ice cream was okay but not worth a return visit.

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Thank WCMJerseyGirl
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

Nothing special, but does the trick. The hand dipped ice cream was a bunch of different flavors. Different kinds that you don't normally see at places. The soft serve was alright, nothing special, and I'm a freak about great Icecream! :) love Icecream!

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Thank Ashley E
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

this is a great place to get an ice cream cone. They have a nice selection and are reasonably priced. They have food here too but we usually just get ice cream.

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1 Thank edward p
Harrison Township, Michigan
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2015

I came in with my Girlfriend and we ordered two large 5.25 pulled pork sandwiches. We waited 20 minutes for our food. I believe the cooks name was Alissa. After we finished our meal of very under filling and cold food, we ordered two medium chocolate milkshakes. They were very overpriced and tasted very old and bitter. As we were... More 

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1 Thank 556223
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2015 via mobile

Stopped for some ice cream. The ice cream itself was super yummy and the price was okay but however the girl who waited on me was very unfriendly:( I'll most likely be back but I was not happy with my service.

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Thank Kelli I
Confidential
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2015

Small ice cream scoop sizes varies by server. Good BBQ! Owner quick to correct the mistakes. Casual, Family friendly atmosphere

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Thank Kathy C
Mt. Pleasant
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

This has an old time ice cream parlor feel to it. Food is great and they make adorable cones for the kids. They have both soft serve and hand dipped ice cream.

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Thank MI2faraway
Clare, Michigan
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124 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

At the Dairy Phil they make their own waffle cones and have very fresh ice cream because they sell a great deal of it. The portions are nice sized and always served with a smile. There is only outdoor seating but you can always get your food to go. They usually have a Dole Whip or lighter style for those... More 

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Thank Carrie 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
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: +1 989-386-2647

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