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2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
+1 302-328-9740
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11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
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New Castle
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best ice cream place in New Castle. Been going there for many years. Local favorite for ice cream and milkshakes.

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Thank Heather S
Bear, DE
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to get together couples, friends or church group to eat some ice cream and chat. Can't wait until they reopen next season.

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Thank Biglint
Dover, Delaware
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206 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Another one of those places I keep in the back of my mind and try to stop by when in the area. A small cone is pretty good size, and makes for a good snack for after dinner. These small stand alone ice cream stands are few and far between, I am happy to see this place open up every... More 

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Thank Philosophyguru
New Castle, Delaware
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Each spring we wait in anticipation of Dairy Palace to show signs of opening up. The soft serve is creamy and always top quality. The staff are very courteous and quick in delivering your order. Add this on your list of places to go if you are in the area!

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Thank rmpde789
New Castle, Delaware
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent ice cream. Recommend this to every one!! You can't go wrong with ice cream place that's been around for as long as it has!! It's A new castle tradition

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Thank Robert C
New Castle, Delaware
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416 reviews
278 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stop at the Dairy Palace every once in a while. We both get the soft serve in cones. The ice cream is very good and the price is reasonable.

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Thank Curt K
Delaware
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1,100 reviews
640 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,672 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

We try to stop here at least once each summer. Ice cream is good old fashioned soft serve with lots of sundae toppings available. Shakes are great, as are the sundaes. Love that they offer a kids cone. Prices are reasonable. In addition to ice cream they offer hot dogs, sloppy joes, chips and crackers, but I've only gone for... More 

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Thank daisyferret1
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

Love the soft serve ice cream here. It has been around in the community for a long time. Friends told me about it, and it becomes my favorite summer stop. My favorite is chocolate dipped ice-cream.

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Thank Pik-Kwan C
New Castle, Delaware
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great place to stop for ice cream on a hot summer day. The service is great and the staff is very helpful. Everyone I work with looks forward to opening day! If you are in the area you should definitely try this place!

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Thank Lovedogs321
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

Ice cream was delicious! We got sundaes and they were just like back home!! Love soft serve ice cream and glad to see that Delaware had some of the southern comforts we enjoy down South!

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Thank Yvette S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:30
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Jay Dr, Route 141 Basin Road, New Castle, DE 19720-1718
  • Location: United States  >  Delaware (DE)  >  New Castle
  • Phone Number: +1 302-328-9740

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