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Dover Dairy Bar

American, Diner, Canadian
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Main St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
+1 519-583-1312
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Port Dover, Canada
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298 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My wife and I went for breakfast. Normally wait staff are friendly but this morning no smile, no conversation, slow service. When the food finally arrived it was warm not hot. Getting a coffee refill was impossible.

Thank Yesforscotland
Campbellville, Ontario, Canada
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Ice cream after dinner great twist creamy and delicious. I love soft ice creAm especially a chocolate/vanilla twist.

Thank Rose C
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The Dover Dairy Bar has been a mandatory stop for me since vacationing in Port Dover as a child. My parents would take us to the "Dover" on our way to the Park where we would sit, eat our ice cream treats, and enjoy the music being played in the bandshell. Many years later, we continue to stop for that... More 

Thank Darrell H
Kitchener Ontario Canada
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62 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Hello Stopped in here 08/26/16. Approx 8pm. There is 2 signs for this place. One says closed at 8 and one says closed at 9. I would suggest closing permanently. The bathroom was filthy with broken handle and smelt of 50 years of non cleaning. There were 4 people in the place. 1 server 1 cook and 2 patrons. The... More 

Thank Axeni01
Niagara Falls, Canada
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

I ordered breakfast and asked for Peanut Butter and Marmalade. When the big heavy set waitress brought it over, my coffee cup was empty and sitting on the edge of the table in plain view to her that it was empty. There was no peanut butter or marmalade just 1 small package of jam. The bill that she left showed... More 

Thank Jim P
Port Dover, Canada
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113 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The Dairy Bar offers meals for all times of the day. But it's there breakfast that makes me return once a week. Big portions and a great price. And it's good too.

Thank DoverDaddy
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

A casual family place to eat Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. Friendly service, huge sundae's and the food is always good and very affordable. I have been going here for years and it's true the decor hasn't changed but it's part of it's charm.

Thank 574denised
Ontario, Canada
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Yes its very old, kinda dirty and kinda tacky but a fun place for breakfast in an old fashioned kinda way. My son and girlfriend ate there three days in a row and loved it, we joined them on the way out of town for breakfast. Its just an old fashioned diner known for its breakfast and very crowded on... More 

Thank LaMoglieItaliana
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1,071 reviews
561 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 584 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stopped in the first time on Friday the 13th, and the restaurant was packed with patrons, including a queue of people waiting for tables, so we didn't stay. We stopped in again over the weekend when in town for Fish Fest. The restaurant was a mess. Most of the tables were empty, but none of them were clean. Leftover... More 

Thank ML T
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143 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

This place is a staple for us when we go to the marina for my sisters boat...its cheap and good and decent service..thats it.

Thank Mark B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Diner, Canadian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main St, Port Dover, Ontario N0A 1N0, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Norfolk County  >  Port Dover
  • Phone Number: +1 519-583-1312

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