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Poky Dot

1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-3602
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
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“banana split” (29 reviews)
“cheesecake” (19 reviews)
“ice cream” (24 reviews)
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1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-3602
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the pleasure of visiting poky dot with 2 of my friends while on a business trip, and I must say it was an amazing little place to eat. The food and service was perfect, and the specialty milk shakes were something I had...More

Thank faithwalker76
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Is it bad that 4 adults were very excited to try the specialty milkshakes at Poky Dot? I think we've been wanting to try this place for 4 years and we finally had a chance after a men's early afternoon WVU soccer game. Instead of...More

Thank DE-Mom
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

I don't know if it was the atmosphere of my group, but I was completely unsatisfied with the desserts. While the service was good, the pace was too slow. We waited over 45 minutes for our food and that is after we ordered. Then we...More

Thank Shama C
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This was my first time for my family at this restaurant and I'll match Poky Dot's hamburger's up against any other restaurant's anywhere. I had the French Onion hamburger, added jalepenos and a side of Salt and Pepper fries...WOW-oh-WOW delicious. The retro, 1950's diner atmosphere...More

Thank jimdee2017
Reviewed 5 September 2017

The ice creams and desserts are to induce a sugar coma if you are into that. Besides the sugar you can still find healthy delicious foods!

Thank T4673RQcindyw
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Fun diner type restaurant, cute colorful decorations. Has VERY limited amount of parking. Good selection of food choices. Food was fair and portions were small and pricy. Pictures of the desserts had about 5-6 bits worth for $5.99 each. They had more whip cream than...More

Thank Traci E
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We waited for 20 minutes to be seated at a table. This was not a bad wait, but the woman who seemed to be in charge asked us 3 times how many of us there were when we were the only ones waiting. We then...More

Thank 321569jlm
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

When you step through the doors you think you have been travelled back to the 50s. While the ambience was cool and the staff fantastic that is where it stops. The food burgers and dogs were just average. The burgers were on the dry side....More

Thank 5aRBy6
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We love going to Poky Dot every so often. The bright and colorful environment decor is eye catching, the creative dessert set ups are eye capturing. Fun for family and friends.

Thank TammyHeater
Reviewed 28 July 2017

The food was average, except for the ice cream and shake, which were sub par. Looks delicious but not much flavor and shake was little more than pink milk. Cute atmosphere. Needs better way of seating guests. Place was packed. Had people coming in 2...More

Thank RainyWalk
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Margaret W
8 July 2017|
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Response from nankp | Reviewed this property |
The banana split that has the three ice cream stacks is $18.99. The sundae which is and stack is $9.99
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1111 Fairmont Ave, Fairmont, WV 26554-3602
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Fairmont
  • Phone Number: 6111500
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