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Kline's Dairy Bar

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58 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-4115
+1 540-434-6980
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun 11:30 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:30
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Jacksonville
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a super cute little shop with very good ice cream. There are only three flavors as they pre-make the ice cream EVERY MORNING! They cannot do ten million different flavors like the big chain ice cream shops that make theirs once or twice a week and do not have fresh ice cream. Come prepared to have just chocolate... More 

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Thank spelks
Williamsburg, Virginia
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119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We walked to this place after visiting a local diner. The ice cream was fairly food. The flavors are limited for anything but shakes. I'd recommend it, because it's fresh.

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Thank Joann K
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

I have lived in Harrisonburg for about 6 months now but have successfully avoided going to Klines because I didn't want to fall in love with it! However the sign out front saying the Flavor of the Day was Caramel and Pralines, finally reeled me in. So So Good! I am both happy and sad that it is not on... More 

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Harrisonburg, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Kline's Dairy Bar is a great old school ice cream spot. They have vanilla ice cream, chocolate ice a cream, and a flavor of the week as well as milkshakes, sundaes, and a few other flavors that they can make for you. My favorite is their banana ice cream which is made with vanilla ice cream and a banana! It... More 

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Thank lehman367
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Kline's is a must for anyone passing through Harrisonburg- and for locals, too! They have special flavors that change weekly (you can get a physical "flavor card" or check out the website.) If you want a flavor besides the special/chocolate/vanilla, check out their huge milkshake selection- the milkshakes are so thick they're very much like regular ice cream!

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Thank Molly M
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

All the flavors are great. The lemon-gingersnap and pumpkin are by far the best. Great, cheap treat.

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Thank Emily L
Signal Mountain, Tennessee
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362 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

This is a retro ice cream shop with a limited selection of delicious soft-serve ice cream. Stand in line, eat outside, enjoy

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Thank waldentenn
Harrisonburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a local landmark. They make custard style ice cream using vintage equipment. Shakes, splits, sundaes, always serving vanilla and chocolate and a different flavor of the week that changes every Wednesday. Visit once and you'll be hooked!

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Thank Momin8er
DC Region
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

When we saw the sign we knew we'd end up getting ice cream at Klines. It is an old style dairy bar. Park your car. Walk up to the window and order your cone from the young ice cream jockeys. Enjoy your ice cream at a small table outside with your fellow citizens on a summer's evening. We saw a... More 

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Thank OlSloaner
Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were excited to try Kline's after reading the reviews but it wasn't as good as we expected. The flavor selection was very limited. The lady at the window wasn't rude but wasn't super friendly either. Overall it was disappointing.

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Thank 1BeachMomma1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 6
Cuisine
Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 E Wolfe St, Harrisonburg, VA 22802-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Harrisonburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-434-6980
Description
What makes Kline's ice cream so smooth and creamy with an unbelievably delicious taste? It's all in the production method and ingredients. We take the quality of our ice cream very seriously. High quality ingredients and an old fashion ice cream making technique has made Kline's an institution since 1943. Unlike the more popular and profitable soft serve and batch methods of producing ice cream, Kline's employs an almost obsolete process of continuous freeze production. Other methods can yield several times more ice cream because of the air being pumped in during the whipping process. The continuous freeze method used by Kline's, however, does not add extra air to the product. It is a very slow and labor intensive process. Each location makes their own fresh ice cream each morning for the day's sales.

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