Dairy Bar

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The Dairy Bar

1602 Roseneath Rd. (Moore St.) Send to Phone
804-355-1937 | Menu
The welcomes are warm and the shakes are cold at this breakfast and lunch institution.


Breakfast & Lunch daily

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Operations may be disrupted due to COVID-19. Be sure to contact the restaurant to find out its current status and offerings.

The Dairy Bar Restaurant Review

: Nostalgia-steeped photos of dairy bars across the U.S. reveal a lick of history at this spic-and-span spot in operation since 1946. It used to be the Curles Neck Dairy’s diner until the 1980s. The dairy is no longer here, but the “Bar” lives on, decked out with indoor picnic-y tables that make you feel like every day is Saturday in this industrial sector of the city. Owners Bill and Tricia Webb purchased it in 1996 and have lovingly kept this vintage eatery and ice cream parlor much as it was. They serve the usual suspects for breakfast and lunch, including a patty melt and homemade chicken salad as well as uncommon treats like kielbasa with eggs and, when available, salt herring and grilled tomatoes. There are vegetarian items, too, and beer and wine. Seniors get a ten percent discount (if they ask), but folks of all ages herd in for 17 flavors of milk shakes, from fresh banana to java chunk. And, apparently, you can teach an old cow new tricks. Hand-dipped ice cream flavors include maple nut, butter brickle, and sweet and salty caramel pretzel.

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