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Riverside Dairy Joy

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Route 3, Ashland, NH 03217
+1 603-968-7147
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Liberty, Illinois
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144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Used to live in the area several years ago and loved the coming up here for ice cream, sandwiches, and especially the fried onion centers, which seem to be an item unique to this restaurant, so I can safely give the Riverside a "Very Good" rating. Unfortunately, we had a less-than-perfect experience this time. We were in town for a... More 

Thank Crystal P
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2016

This little roadside stand has lots of variety for lunch and dinner but is a little pricey, in my opinion. The ice cream is really good and the picnic tables are in a nice open grassy area which is nice.

Thank Sherry P
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

We stopped by for lunch and have been here many times before. We've always had a good experience here until most recently when I ordered a frap, which is one of their displayed menu items. We were pretty much the only ones there at the time and while waiting, I overheard one of the workers inside yell so loudly I... More 

3 Thank kibbles2015
Boston, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

We went there while camping nearby. We had a restaurant.com discount so we decided to try it out. We had the large lobster roll, chicken fingers, and onion rings. Everything was fresh, hot, and delicious! We will definhitely go there again when in the area. They post a sign to tell you it's not "fast food" so it isn't quick,... More 

Thank Terry H
Boston, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

The #1 thing for me is obviously food when visiting a restaurant. Was not disappointed. We got nice big grilled lobster rolls (butter was on the side) sat on a picnic table outside on a nice sunny day. Had fun... Did not go in expecting a fancy restaurant. So I was not disappointed. Friendly person taking the order. Good food.... More 

1 Thank KingHap
Bridgewater, NJ
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2015

On vacation in Ashland, NH, we passed the Riverside and decided to have lunch on our last day. Should have stopped on the 1st day and then some. The Lobster Roll was wonderful; hot cooked lobster with butter drizzle on a roll. Not the typical lobster salad. Fries were good and fresh tasting. The iced tea was good and tasted... More 

Thank P L
Holderness, New Hampshire
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221 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2015

O.K. we are local N.H.ites and wanted to try out Riverside DJ and their new ownership. We ordered 2 small and 2 large lobster rolls. The sign warns you they aren't fast food so they will not be fast. That's o.k. The lobster rolls are all meat, toasted buns, and cooked in butter. The value is fair. Our concern was... More 

Thank hogie52
Thornton, New Hampshire
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Outside dining on picnic tables, place your order at the window and then sit and wait. But... the wait will be well worth it. The burger was superb! We also enjoyed a great ice cream for dessert. Highly recommend, we will definitely be going back.

Thank GPB96
Holderness, New Hampshire
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2014

The ice cream is great! The service was a bit slow but I hear there are new owners this year and am excited to see what direction they will be taking this charming dairy bar. Lots of outdoor seating, horses behind in the field. Love this spot.

Thank BouldersMotel2012
1 review
Reviewed 3 September 2013

A medium ice cream in a waffle cone for lunch! Great creative flavors!!! Wish I went in June so I could go back more often.

Thank Dawnaosg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Route 3, Ashland, NH 03217
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 603-968-7147

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