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Dairy Phil

1131 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1107
+1 989-386-2647
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (18 reviews)
“sundae” (3 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
1131 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1107
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Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Best Barbecue in town! A family owned ice cream parlor, and they do barbecue on the grill out back ... very clean, and the barbecue is wonderful

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed September 7, 2017

Pulled pork is fantastic. Can't go wrong with ice cream. Cute retro diner with staff in 50's style outfits. Very friendly atmosphere. Picnic tables and benches outside.

Thank lovestotravel2007
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

We were greeted quickly and the young ladies were very friendly but it was all downhill from there. We only ordered a few coneys, a burger and the fish basket and that took just a few minutes shy of 30 minutes to get. My fish...More

1  Thank SpeedDiva
Reviewed July 13, 2017

Over the years this place has gone down hill. Portions keep shrinking & prices rising. Last time we stopped & got ice cream cones, the ice cream was sour! I won't be back!!

1  Thank monicak202
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Although it is a bit off the highway, it is worth the trip to Dairy Phil's. We have only got ice cream but you can get food there as well.

Thank 311kathrynb
Reviewed May 14, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in Clare and ate at dairy Phil and where blown away. Service was nice and they gave free sundaes for moms on Mother's Day. We all had the pulled pork sandwiches, I had the sweet BBQ and the others had Carolina mustard and...More

Thank MNTravels2008
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Step back in time at this fun, little ice cream place.The ice cream is delicious, bur they also offer great food. A few if my favorites are their bbq sandwiches and cole slaw.

Thank Brenda E
Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

They have good food here and great cold treats. They have lower prices than the other ice cream places and a full menu.

Thank Amber B
Reviewed June 24, 2016

It was similar to most Dairy Queens, but they did have a counter with ten flavors of hard ice cream. I got a malt which was good.

Thank Retired_Boater
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food, my favorite are the pulled pork "egg rolls " and the smoked potato salad! Also the dole whip, good to the last bite! Cool decor with music piping out from the 50/60's

Thank dmjenks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1131 N McEwan St, Clare, MI 48617-1107
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  Clare County  >  Clare
  • Phone Number: +1 989-386-2647
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