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Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar

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691 Claremont Avenue, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
+1 570-668-2515
08:00 - 20:00
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Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

About a 5-10 minute drive from my house Every time I say "Hey kids lets go to Skipper Dippers!" Is always met with cheers. Their ice cream is excellent and their cheese steaks are really good. They also have treats for dogs. So for a quick bite, or a treat I recommend Skipper Dippers

Thank Leigh J
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2015 via mobile

I've been here twice first time to eat dinner. The food is okay nothing special about it, good price and relitlvity quick. The 2nd time was for ice cream which was today. Lots of choices and yummy. My main complaint is the customer service all the young girls there need a lesson on how to be nice and what to... More 

Thank S G
Skipper_Dippers, Owner at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback, although it's not warm and fuzzy, or comforting to hear, it's feedback that we will address immediately after the holiday. We strive to provide an outstanding experience for our guests on each and every visit. We offer no excuses or exceptions based on staffing. Everyone participates in our ongoing customer service program; however, some may... More 

Tamaqua, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Their special $.99 hamburgers, $1.24 cheeseburgers on Mondays are the best! Everything I tried so far was great & they have so much to choose from in food & ice cream & it's a place that's kid friendly. Try it I guarantee you'll like it!

Thank gudazitgets
Elwood, IL
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2015

Was on a drive through the back roads and saw this Ice Cream shop and stopped and had a shake and the wife had a CMP. Both very good

Thank Ronschweizer
Delano, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I love to come in for ice cream in the middle of the day when it isn't too busy or crowded. I never until last night had to use their restrooms. Gave my husband my order looked around thought how cute! Then I saw the bathrooms... I raced only to find toilet paper all over the floor... More 

Thank timetomakethedonuts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2015 via mobile

Their ice cream shakes are awesome! Try the chocolate banana or chocolate peanut butter! They also have a fun selection of specialty hot dogs and hamburgers :)

Thank Stephanie L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Nice prices, excellent service, friendly staff. Spacious dining area. Lots to choices of icecream. Definitely visit again!

Thank angeni96
York, Pennsylvania
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52 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2015

I drove my this restaurant several times without stopping when I was in the area for work, but once I stopped a few months ago I stop every time I am in the area. The milkshakes and sundaes are wonderful. All the food is cooked to order. I have never had anything that didn't taste good and I didn't like.

Thank 1TotalPackage

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
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
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 691 Claremont Avenue, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Tamaqua
  • Phone Number: +1 570-668-2515
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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