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Van Dee's Ice Cream Shoppe

5915 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131-1220
+1 515-276-1040
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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5915 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131-1220
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent find of an excellent ice cream shop. The chocolate malt was outstanding. Our group of 4 was very satisfied.

Thank Ole D
Reviewed 8 May 2017

We stopped to have a treat after the I cubs game. Not too bad of a line as there usually is a long line. We had a small chocolate dipped cone, small twist cone and a big chipper. They are known for the chipper as...More

Thank davidjensen399
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Our granddaughters enjoyed the bright colors and swivel stools. The ice cream is celebrated locally; but I find it nothing special.

Thank IgorIowa
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

The best ice cream and price. Such good flavors and great little spot to stop. Quick service and places to sit

Thank Megan M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Cool retro ice cream stand, the kind with the walk-up window to order your treats and picnic tables to utilize. Nice place. Prices were definitely 2016! Good for the occasional splurge.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

It really hits the spot on a warm summer night. I always order the dipped cone and it's always yummy. My husband likes to order the blizzard-like concoction. The family-owned shop is always very nice and has quite a few tables to sit at outside.

Thank Jaime M
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Family owned dairy freeze. Great homemade soft serve & other dairy treats. The Big Chipper is a legend on the menu. Seasonal. Cash-only.

Thank jmw0313
Reviewed 15 June 2016

They have a great location but to me seemed to be limited in what they offer. I wish they had hard ice cream. Then only do soft serve.

Thank Joruus C
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Love this place! It seems like it is always busy but the wait for service goes quickly. Just your classic ice cream place with really nice high school kids working at it. There is a very small area inside with picnic tables outside for seating....More

Thank Sally L
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

This is a cute little spring through fall outfit that appears to be pretty popular due to its location. It is soft serve ice cream in different forms. I had the turtlett blitz. The pecans on top was about the only flavor to the entire...More

Thank bleutalefly
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5915 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131-1220
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Johnston
  • Phone Number: +1 515-276-1040
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