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Nathan's Dairy Bar

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8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
+1 703-335-9051
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

During peak hours there's definitely always a line but it's well worth it. They always have cool special flavors as well definitely would recommend this place

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Thank Mark S
Mexico City, Mexico
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83 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Worth waiting in line! Don't let a long line deter you from getting a yummy treat. Usually the line moves pretty fast, and if you're lucky one of the workers will come out with samples for you to try. Last night it was a sample of their lemon ice cream. It was really good! But I tend to always get... More 

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Thank jillebert64
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Great place! They come up with different flavors everyday, and also have awesome stuff like cherry or coconut dip for your ice cream! The atmosphere is great, prices are cheap for the quality ice cream you get!

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Thank Denisse M
Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Lines are always long but move quickly and fun to talk to others in line. Many bring their dogs. Our dog knows when we go and eagerly comes for his pup cup. Always go for his birthday.

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Thank 143bill
Manassas, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place serves "The Best Soft Ice Cream" I have ever had. You won't be disappointed. You might, however, have to stand in line briefly because of it's popularity!

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Thank Thomas S
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I have been to Nathan's several times and the service is always Wonderful, I have never found an ice cream flavor that wasn't delicious!!

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Thank Joanna H
Manassas, Virginia
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Try this place, and you will be back for seconds. A local institution, the ice cream is to die for. None better. Friendly staff

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Thank TrainManDan10
Manassas, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Love this place and the people that run it! Never have had anything there that wasn't delicious. Owner and coworkers are always very friendly no matter how busy they are.

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Thank manassasmom25
Ashburn, VA
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191 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

I am not the worlds biggest soft serve ice cream fan, but I really like Nathan's anyway. I always get the Brownie Batter Sundae with wet walnuts and chocolate instead of vanilla soft serve. They layer the nuts and brownie batter drizzle throughout the whole sundae, so every bite is perfect....not just the top! The line is usually long, but... More 

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Thank VaAlleyCat
Manassas, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Owners are avid dog lovers and present a great family friendly vibe. Bring your dog and get a free PUP Cup of dog ice cream with a dog bone spoon! Oh yeah, they have great Ice Cream too!

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Thank John C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Manassas
  • Phone Number: +1 703-335-9051

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