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Mullen's Dairy Bar

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212 W Main St, Watertown, WI
(920) 2486393
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Oconomowoc, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mullen's Dairy Bar is a true landmark. Not just any old ice cream shop - Mullen's is an 80+ year-old small town #Wisconson tradition, full of sweet memories, smothered in hot fudge. You must give Mullen's another try if you haven't been back since the NEW owners have brought it back to life (reopened May 2017), you won't be sorry... More 

Thank BeckyLW
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere. The new owners did a great job with the renovation. Food & service were terrible though. Ice cream was hard & difficult for the girls to scoop. There was confusion between the servers as to who was taking orders from customers (bar, tables, front). Making the ice cream was inefficient and the girls kept bumping into each other.... More 

1 Thank ilice3
Watertown, Wisconsin
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236 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This longtime, wonderful Watertown landmark is CLOSED. There is a rumor around that it will reopen; speculation is great but facts are few. So please, before you make a special trip to town to visit verify that Mullens is, indeed, open for business.

Thank Tom H
Watertown, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

its a small town daisy bar with lots to offer. good ice cream and sundaes, even have pint, quarts and gallons for sale you can go home with.

Thank stx4by4
Godfrey, Illinois
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

I have been going to this dairy my entire life (over 40 years, if you're keeping score). I grew up outside of St. Louis, but my parents are from the Watertown area. Ever since I was little, they would always take my sister & I here for ice cream whenever we would come up to visit family. Now that I... More 

Thank Nicole M
Watertown, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I enjoy coming here with friends and getting some good ice cream. The chocolate dipped waffle cones are the best. The place could be cleaner. I feel like it is dingy and needs updating. The repainting over the summer helped.

Thank Chelley1981
Watertown, Wisconsin
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

You know, I'm just glad they're here, staying in the game. The ice cream is great; our big family has been there a bunch of times. Never eaten their regular food. Service is maybe a little slow, yeah, and it's young girls doing the work, but with the exception of one young lady who was just flat terrible, inattentive, busy... More 

Thank Karl Z
Watertown, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The ice cream is good and always has been. The ownership has changed a few times lately. The old time décor has been removed. Don't order food, this a is an ice cream place. One of the things I have noticed and has kept me from going more, is the really slow service, really slow. The place is run by... More 

Thank Bucky729
Watertown, Wisconsin
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 May 2016

Pretty much your average old fashioned dairy but a little out-dated. The old fashioned part of town deserves a little better. Ice-cream is great and the malts are amazing. Nuts are all in house. They just need a new paint job and some better seating.

Thank Jonathan S
Watertown, Wisconsin
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This is a well known Watertown Icon. The portions are not large, and it is a bit expensive for what you get. However, if you are looking for some nostalgia, it's a good place to go!

Thank Connie S

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  • Address: 212 W Main St, Watertown, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Watertown
  • Phone Number: (920) 2486393

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