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Whippy Dip

121 College Dr, Decorah, IA 52101-1659
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sundae” (7 reviews)
“chili dog” (2 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
10:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Fast food
121 College Dr, Decorah, IA 52101-1659
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1 - 10 of 73 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Worth a cone. I just had a chocolate cone with the crunchy topping of years ago. Treat yourself to nostalgic treat!

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simple, old-time ice cream spot. Friendly staff, yummy treats, fun atmosphere on a warm summer night.

Thank amarieb22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Why wouldn't you want to stop at a place called " the whippet dip"great treats at a decent price plus whippet dip just rolls of the tongue.

Thank jjfarms
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whippy Dip is always a great place to stop if you need ice cream or a quick bite to eat. The ice cream is always fresh and the employees very friendly and helpful. They have a nice variety of things to try with my favorite...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Old fashioned soft serve but with real flavor! Nice options for toppings, mix ins, cones, bowls, shakes, etc. And the prices aren't outrageous like DQ. Great blast from the past feel.

Thank Gina P
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This, with Mabe's Pizza, make up my family's "must stop at" eateries in Decorah anytime we go through. Every Luther College grad has memories of both! Their take on a Blizzard, called the Tornado, is the best! We ordered a cheesecake tornado, and to our...More

1  Thank Christian F
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Considered like a cult. Good ice cream but servings seem to be getting smaller. May be factor of the server versus new standard. Now closed for the season.

Thank Jeff6666
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great place for ice cream treats which is there main service.However, they do serve food. Whippy Dip is a walk up serve one through the window's & can enjoy outside at the tables. They have no inside dinning.

Thank Ty H
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This business has changed owners a few times through the years, yet has always attracted local families and college students - especially when returning to Decorah for a visit. Closed during winter months.

Thank Christopher B
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This Mom and Pop seasonal ice cream shop is a hit with the locals and the college students in the community. Has a huge menu of ice cream desserts and some quick grill hot items. I never had a bad experience here and the ice...More

Thank suzb75
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 College Dr, Decorah, IA 52101-1659
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Decorah
Decades old institution.
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