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Nathan's Dairy Bar

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8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
+1 703-335-9051
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Manassas, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place serves "The Best Soft Ice Cream" I have ever had. You won't be disappointed. You might, however, have to stand in line briefly because of it's popularity!

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Thank Thomas S
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been to Nathan's several times and the service is always Wonderful, I have never found an ice cream flavor that wasn't delicious!!

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Thank Joanna H
Manassas, Virginia
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51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Try this place, and you will be back for seconds. A local institution, the ice cream is to die for. None better. Friendly staff

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Thank TrainManDan10
Manassas, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love this place and the people that run it! Never have had anything there that wasn't delicious. Owner and coworkers are always very friendly no matter how busy they are.

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Thank manassasmom25
Ashburn, VA
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185 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am not the worlds biggest soft serve ice cream fan, but I really like Nathan's anyway. I always get the Brownie Batter Sundae with wet walnuts and chocolate instead of vanilla soft serve. They layer the nuts and brownie batter drizzle throughout the whole sundae, so every bite is perfect....not just the top! The line is usually long, but... More 

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Thank VaAlleyCat
Manassas, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Owners are avid dog lovers and present a great family friendly vibe. Bring your dog and get a free PUP Cup of dog ice cream with a dog bone spoon! Oh yeah, they have great Ice Cream too!

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Thank John C
Manassas, Virginia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I'm not sure what the fascination is with Nathan's. They serve overpriced soft serve ice cream and the brownies are typically small stale cubes. Do yourself a favor... Go to the grocery store, buy some good, real hard and creamy ice cream and save yourself a few dollars while you are at it. Not worth the wait...oddly always a long... More 

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Thank Paul A
Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Nathan's is s local favorite and with good reason. They have weekly specials and so much to choose from. The lines get really long do get there early. A lot of times they will bring samples out when the line gets too long. They post their specials on their Facebook page. I really like the coffee, banana, strawberry and peach... More 

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Thank 1Burgen
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I've been coming here for a few years. The service is always fast and great, the quality is amazing and the atmosphere is definitely what you want in a summer day. Definitely one of my favorite spots in Manassas!

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Thank Denisse M
Manassas Park, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016

Nathan's Dairy Bar always has amazing flavors which change frequently so you never get bored. The staff is always wonderful and they give pup cups to all the pups that come to visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Manassas
  • Phone Number: +1 703-335-9051

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