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Nathan's Dairy Bar

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8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
+1 703-335-9051
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great place! They come up with different flavors everyday, and also have awesome stuff like cherry or coconut dip for your ice cream! The atmosphere is great, prices are cheap for the quality ice cream you get!

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Thank Denisse M
Manassas, Virginia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lines are always long but move quickly and fun to talk to others in line. Many bring their dogs. Our dog knows when we go and eagerly comes for his pup cup. Always go for his birthday.

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Thank 143bill
Manassas, United States
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

This place serves "The Best Soft Ice Cream" I have ever had. You won't be disappointed. You might, however, have to stand in line briefly because of it's popularity!

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Thank Thomas S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have been to Nathan's several times and the service is always Wonderful, I have never found an ice cream flavor that wasn't delicious!!

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Thank Joanna H
Manassas, Virginia
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Try this place, and you will be back for seconds. A local institution, the ice cream is to die for. None better. Friendly staff

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Thank TrainManDan10
Manassas, VA
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Love this place and the people that run it! Never have had anything there that wasn't delicious. Owner and coworkers are always very friendly no matter how busy they are.

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Thank manassasmom25
Ashburn, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

I am not the worlds biggest soft serve ice cream fan, but I really like Nathan's anyway. I always get the Brownie Batter Sundae with wet walnuts and chocolate instead of vanilla soft serve. They layer the nuts and brownie batter drizzle throughout the whole sundae, so every bite is perfect....not just the top! The line is usually long, but... More 

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Thank VaAlleyCat
Manassas, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Owners are avid dog lovers and present a great family friendly vibe. Bring your dog and get a free PUP Cup of dog ice cream with a dog bone spoon! Oh yeah, they have great Ice Cream too!

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Thank John C
Manassas, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I'm not sure what the fascination is with Nathan's. They serve overpriced soft serve ice cream and the brownies are typically small stale cubes. Do yourself a favor... Go to the grocery store, buy some good, real hard and creamy ice cream and save yourself a few dollars while you are at it. Not worth the wait...oddly always a long... More 

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Thank Paul A
Chantilly, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Nathan's is s local favorite and with good reason. They have weekly specials and so much to choose from. The lines get really long do get there early. A lot of times they will bring samples out when the line gets too long. They post their specials on their Facebook page. I really like the coffee, banana, strawberry and peach... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Mathis Ave, Manassas, VA 20110-5258
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Manassas
  • Phone Number: +1 703-335-9051

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?