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Jack Frost Dairy Bar

2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
+1 828-652-1178
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana split” (7 reviews)
“sundae” (6 reviews)
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2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The best ice cream around but I’m not sure that there are all that many places around for ice cream. I stayed at a local hotel and when driving through the area saw Jack Frost. There were a lot of cars in the gravel lot...More

Thank Reitz37
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding ice cream. We have tested 4 flavors and they are all great. Good waffle cones and surgar cones. The ice cream is so creamy and good. Plan to go again this week. Worth the stop anytime you are close. Also worth the wait when...More

Thank Rod L
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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

This has been a favorite stop of ours for many years. We love everything we have gotten there... Oreo shakes, Cherry Vanilla ice cream, root beer floats, just to name a few... it’s all delicious! Don’t be surprised at the long line, it generally moves...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 30 April 2018

The locals love this place! The ice cream is creamy and delicious. You drive up, park your car , then go stand in line at the counter. They have pictures and descriptions of the different ice cream offerings.They have picnic tables outside, no indoor seating.A...More

Thank northcarolinagirl56
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This local favorite offers a wide array of made from scratch flavors! Don't forget to add the Walnuts, a definite must try! This fun, old-fashioned ice cream stand is a family favorite! Eat on the outside benches under the shade trees for a fun, yummy...More

Thank Roxan W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Many flavors, sometimes quirky. Family owned/operated, small-town feel and service. Picnic tables with shade trees. Love the relaxed atmosphere. Not open year-round, long lines at times when it is open, but worth the wait.

Thank Robert D
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

By far one of the best gems of the county. Awesome ice cream and staff. If you haven't stopped here your missing out.

Thank Whitney P
Reviewed 19 October 2017

i cant imagine how wonderful this ice cream is because they are only open 1 day a week until the end of October and re-opening in March!!! Seriously you have alot of fans who are ready to try this amazing ice cream, but you should...More

Thank Elise W
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I am partial I guess. We live about a mile from Jack Frost and visit once a week usually. It is a family owned business since 1954 and they go out of the way to be sure your order is right. If you want something...More

Thank Jim W
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It's hard to find anything to dislike about this place. Wonderful homemade ice cream served by friendly people at a fair price. If you're in Marion, stop in!

Thank Bill H
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Average prices
USD 2 - USD 5
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2449 Sugar Hill Rd, Marion, NC 28752-5094
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-1178
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Home-made ice cream made a unique way with the ingredients hand-stirred in. A third-generation business started in 1954. Soft and scooped ice cream with over 40 flavors as well as milk shakes, sundaes, banana splits, parfaits, hot fudge cakes, hot fudge brownies and more! Ice cream but also sugar-free ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sorbet. Open spring and summer and part of fall; closed during winter months.
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