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Jack Frost Dairy Bar

2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
+1 828-652-1178
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (6 reviews)
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2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This local favorite offers a wide array of made from scratch flavors! Don't forget to add the Walnuts, a definite must try! This fun, old-fashioned ice cream stand is a family favorite! Eat on the outside benches under the shade trees for a fun, yummy...More

Thank Roxan W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Many flavors, sometimes quirky. Family owned/operated, small-town feel and service. Picnic tables with shade trees. Love the relaxed atmosphere. Not open year-round, long lines at times when it is open, but worth the wait.

Thank rdebisu
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

By far one of the best gems of the county. Awesome ice cream and staff. If you haven't stopped here your missing out.

Thank Whitney P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

i cant imagine how wonderful this ice cream is because they are only open 1 day a week until the end of October and re-opening in March!!! Seriously you have alot of fans who are ready to try this amazing ice cream, but you should...More

Thank Elise W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I am partial I guess. We live about a mile from Jack Frost and visit once a week usually. It is a family owned business since 1954 and they go out of the way to be sure your order is right. If you want something...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It's hard to find anything to dislike about this place. Wonderful homemade ice cream served by friendly people at a fair price. If you're in Marion, stop in!

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Home made ice cream just like the old days. So many flavors, so hard to decide! Always a long line but well worth the short wait.

Thank Joyce H
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I had heard about this place for years but didn't know where it was located. I just happened to pass it and was so excited at my luck I drove right in as fast as possible. What nostalgia this place has, along with a great...More

1  Thank Mootheart
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Jack Frost is the place to stop for delicious (& reasonably priced) ice cream in Marion. Convenient location on Sugar Hill Rd, close to I-40. Family owned since 1954. Open Wed - Sat 12:30 - 8:30pm. Only negative thing is they are closed late Fall...More

Thank demTravels
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

A visit to the past! Huge selection of house made, dipped ice cream with reasonable prices. Family owned for over 63 years. The maple walnut ice cream was outstanding! A steady stream of customers constantly enjoying this local treasure.

Thank RCWindermere
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Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 5
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
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Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-1178
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Home-made ice cream made a unique way with the ingredients hand-stirred in. A third-generation business started in 1954. Soft and scooped ice cream with over 40 flavors as well as milk shakes, sundaes, banana splits, parfaits, hot fudge cakes, hot fudge brownies and more! Ice cream but also sugar-free ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. Open spring and summer and part of fall; closed during winter months.
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