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Jack Frost Dairy Bar

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2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
+1 828-652-1178
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12:30 - 20:30
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Wed - Sat 12:30 - 20:30
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Ocean Springs
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place has been in business for decades and has a remarkable following from locals. Worth a visit.

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Thank KEMOSMS
Marion, North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Jack Frost has the absolute best ice cream. My warily has waited all winter for it to open back up. I've tried multiple flavors and all are great.. If you are ever in the area you should stop by. You won't regret it.

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Thank Paul R
Marion, North Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Jack Frost is only open Spring, Summer, Fall and all the locals plus I-40 traffic take advantage of this awesome place. Homemade ice cream in many, many flavors. I've never had anything I didn't like. My favorite is Hot Fudge cake with Peanut Butter Ice Cream on top, and nuts and peanut butter topping. My husband likes the Old Fashioned... More 

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Thank 219anitaw
Marion, North Carolina
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Homemade ice cream, toppings, and fantastic service. In the mood for a milkshake, homemade ice cream spun into amazing milkshakes.

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Thank dgardner2014
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

They are polite; and the ice cream is worth the wait in line. They are very good about quality over quantity and you can taste it. Many businesses could learn a thing or two from them. I always get the peanut Butter and cookie dough ice creams and my roommate loves The strawberry banana waffle cone. Never had a bad... More 

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Thank Christina R
Virginia
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45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Loved the ice cream but there were too many choices! So many flavors!!! There is only outdoor, picnic bench seating so be aware of that and wear your bug spray :)

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Thank MNCFOX
Marion, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent home made ice cream. Love their chocolate chocolate chip ice cream. Can't go wrong with anything you order.

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Thank jacquelined483
Shelby, North Carolina
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

I read about Jack Frost Dairy Bar on Tripadvisor and it was a wonderful find! Their ice cream is homemade and with varieties you won't find in the grocery store! We tried Chocolate Mint Chip, Cookie Dough, Strawberry Cheesecake, Cookies and Cream and Strawberry. All were delicious. Rich, creamy and at reasonable prices! This was so good we had to... More 

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Thank oceangirl59
Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

What can I say? Homemade ice cream. Friendly service. Lots of customers. There are so many flavors to pick from, and something here for everyone. Hot fudge cakes, parfaits, banana splits. Jack Frost has been in business for 62 years, and they are still going strong!! I've never disliked anything I've had here. Give them a try on a hot... More 

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Thank Matt28803
Marion, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

One of the greatest ice cream establishment to be found! One of the few parlors that makes all the different flavors by hand. No calculator for adding up the bill, all the young servers do the math! Has been in business since 1954!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 5
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
12:30 - 20:30
Thursday
12:30 - 20:30
Friday
12:30 - 20:30
Saturday
12:30 - 20:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?