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Dairy Joy

3813 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-1211
+1 813-839-5485
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (5 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
“scones” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Fast food
3813 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-1211
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

If you are in south Tampa, checkout dairy joy. Soft serve. Some hard ice cream. The genius of Dairy Joy is how the use the soft serve to make "spoon thick" shakes of almost any flavor by adding awesome ingredients. We had banana choc chip,...More

Thank Mikelemberg
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We just stumbled onto this place a few weeks ago. What a great place! Both soft serve and hard ice cream. Lots of selections to choose from. The real surprise was the prices! I can't imagine what keeps them in business because the prices are...More

Thank Sandy T
Reviewed 3 November 2016

I went back to Dairy Joy on my recent trip to Florida. I hadn't been in 7 years but, it was still the same. It was the same as it was back in 1966 when I had it the first time too. Creamy smooth, good...More

Thank LauraHL9418YA
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Dairy Joy has been around for the last 30 years Or more. Not an eat in place tho they have a few picnic tables outside. They have the best cones, Banana splits, soft serve and all things ice cream no matter how you want it....More

Thank robynneil
Reviewed 22 June 2016

An absolute must every time I get back to Tampa -- the spoon-thick shakes (which come in dozens of flavors) are on the short list of the greatest desserts in the world.

Reviewed 29 February 2016

A great neighborhood place to stop and get a cone for you and the family. Their friendly the ice cream is great and its very reasonable.

Thank John_Go_Bucs
Reviewed 22 February 2016

We drove across town on a Saturday afternoon for ice cream. Unfortunately, we waited in line for quite some time, but the line never moved. There was only 1 person working which was probably not adequate. We finally lefT without being served.

Thank Waterfront6
Reviewed 20 August 2015 via mobile

Local, family owned ice cream stand in business for over 55 years. Homemade ice cream, amazing milkshakes and chili cheese dogs are must try items on the menu. Bring cash, they don't accept plastic.

Thank Jason L
Reviewed 20 July 2015

If you are a fan of the neighborhood place you can go and get something cold to drink, maybe something sweet (ice cream / milk shakes), or a snack and just relax, this is it. Dairy Joy has been around forever, apparently. We noticed it...More

Thank RollTide315
Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

Good ice cream. Fresh cones. Friendly service. Fair prices!! Bring the entire family and the dogs. Sit outside for an old fashioned treat!!

Thank hapytt
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Robin P
16 August 2015|
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Response from RollTide315 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not the proprietor of Dairy Joy, but having been there numerous times, I can tell you that its a cash-only business.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3813 S Manhattan Ave, Tampa, FL 33611-1211
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: +1 813-839-5485
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