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629 Montauk Ave, New London, CT 06320-4425
+1 860-443-2464
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun 12:00 - 20:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri 12:00 - 22:30
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016

There are several great creameries in the area (see Niantic and Mystic) but this one may be The One.

Thank Mike J
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15 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I love going to Michaels Dairy and enjoying a delicious waffle cone. It's in such a relaxing area and you can sit at one of the many picnic tables or in the gazebo. I recommend this to all family's looking for a sweet treat.

Thank Kimmie1515
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Been going here for many years for their fantastic ice cream. It is nice to still have places around from your childhood. Awesome place !

Thank ScottConnecticut
Vail, Colorado
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Locals have coming for decades and so have I. Get a cone or a hot fudge sundae and continue that summer tradition all New Londoners love

Thank Vail183
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92 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This place brings back memories of going for ice-cream with your grandparents or a group of kids after a day fishing on the river. Lots of locals enjoying a night out .

Thank Victor B
Mystic, Connecticut
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

In the summer we often go there to get their fabulous ice cream! Mitchell College Students run the dairy & do the serving!

Thank Charles and Jan... K
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Michael’s Dairy in New London, Connecticut is a local ice cream landmark. It had the feeling of a small town joint that everyone knows and loves. For my husband it was like a late 50s early 60s ice cream shop he remembered as a child… and it’s quality was that of a baskin robbins of that era. Lots of flavors,... More 

Thank Elena P
Houston, Texas
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream. Lots of flavors from which to choose. Nice grassy area with picnic tables where you can sit and devour your cone. Lines can be long. Service is sometimes slow. My server seemed to be day dreaming about someone or in a hazy fog and was extra slow.

Thank Travelwonder24
Griswold, Connecticut
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141 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

My group of four, stopped by on a scorching hot day. Getting to Michael's Dairy was easy, right down Montauk Avenue. Later we continued on for a scenic drive. The prices were reasonable and there was something for everyone. We got the Mint Moosetracks, Coconut Almond, Orange Pineapple and Black Raspberry Chocolate Chip Frozen Yogurt. We all got the small... More 

Thank cjyap
Cromwell, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

Grew up in New London and going to Michael's Dairy was and still is a tradition for my family! Good variety of flavors and offerings! A must try when in New London!

Thank MSD38

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Montauk Ave, New London, CT 06320-4425
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  New London
  • Phone Number: +1 860-443-2464

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