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787 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910
+1 401-943-1188
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East Providence, Rhode Island
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47 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

If you love ice cream, this is the place to go to. They have a great variety of ice cream, from hard ice cream, soft serve, and frozen yogurt I have been going there every Sunday this summer and I order the same thing. It's a sundae served with coconut almond bar hard ice cream. It tastes just like almond... More 

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Thank Manny F
Cranston, Rhode Island
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Monday afternoon September 5, 2016 Louis and I went to Dairy Twirl for some ice cream. Location: 787 Reservoir Avenue Cranston, R.I. 02910 Telephone number 401 943-1188. Open seven days a week weather permitting from about 12:00 P.M. to about 9:30 P.M. You can park on the street. Benches are available to sit down and eat outside. Prices are a... More 

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key west, United States
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122 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

Still excellent after 50+ years in business. Now they also serve Del's Lemonade! There is usually a line but it is worth the wait! Last time I got an upside down banana split in a large milkshake cup and it was great!!!

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Thank William A C
Coventry, Rhode Island
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1,744 reviews
1,293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 390 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015

a small place that sells soft serve and hard ice cream next to the road. a nice choice of toppings and the ice cream is ok.hard ice cream is not a creamy ice cream but the soft serve is fine. no parking so like I did you have to stop on a main road to get your ice cream. this... More 

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Thank Barry N
Nashville, TN
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102 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013

Dinner at Hon's House of Noodle (Pho Hon) across the street, then Dairy Twirl was a perfect combination. Dairy Twirl has classic soft serve (custard, we called it in the South), and we found people lined up when we arrived. There's a good-sized parking lot next door. Previous reviewers complained about changes in quality, but I understood that Dairy Twirl... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
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387 reviews
291 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2013 via mobile

Mike used to own this place and the soft serve was the best. Its good, but no where as good as before. The portions are a little skimpy. Its worth trying if you're in the area.

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1 Thank Bob J
Cranston, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

The quality of the soft serve has gone down hill since Dairy Twirl has been sold. They do have Del's which is a nice addition, but the ice cream is disappointing.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 787 Reservoir Ave, Cranston, RI 02910
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Cranston
  • Phone Number: +1 401-943-1188

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?