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Hard to find but well worth it

Another Hidden Gem. This place is a pain to find, but for an Ice Cream-a-holic like my wife, it's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Tampa, Florida
Treat yourself to some ice cream.

After we moved our son into the dorms, my wife and I went over to the SDSU Dairy Bar. Construction... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Redwood Falls, Minnesota
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Another Hidden Gem. This place is a pain to find, but for an Ice Cream-a-holic like my wife, it's heaven. The parking is minimal for a tourist. They want to keep it all for themselves. 2 spaces...TWO in the parking lot. Anywhere else you get...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2018

After we moved our son into the dorms, my wife and I went over to the SDSU Dairy Bar. Construction in the immediate area made it somewhat challenging of where to park, but we did find where to go. As most know, the flavor Cookies...More

Thank pwiechmann
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

With my 3.5 year old granddaughter, we helped a new 5 year old friend learn about ordering an ice cream cone. The staff was patient and kind. Another patron could tell I lost my short 3.5 year old and pointed to the table she was...More

Thank Nancy F
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This the creme of de creme of dairy products and ice cream. The inventor of the famous SDSU Oreo Ice cream and a wide range of other ice creams. All proceeds fund school scholarship and development of dairy industry specialists. Incredible diverse ice cream. A...More

1  Thank Brian G
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The folks here use the best ice cream which we feel is the best in the world to make shakes that are the best in the world! It is worth a trip in to see, taste a sample then sit back and enjoy~ You will...More

1  Thank Nieema T
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My son and I went South Dakota State University for a campus visit, and everyone said, you have to have the ice cream at the Dairy Bar! We did, and I am so glad! I had the mint chocolate chip and my son had the...More

Thank Loves2teach123
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This place was AWESOME! We stayed in Brookings between visiting DeSmet and Sioux Falls. We are used to our wonderful Babcock Dairy hall at University of Wisconsin Madison, but honestly, we loved this one more! The ice cream was DELICIOUS! The coffee drinks and Mayan...More

1  Thank Sarah V
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The ice cream at the Dairy Bar is wonderful. There is usually a large variety of flavors and I haven't had a bad one yet. For the ice cream, definitely five stars. The difficulties are with finding the right parking lot, hoping the designated spaces...More

1  Thank hollyhock-lover
Reviewed 4 January 2017

My son and I toured SDSU and received coupons for the dairy bar. I expected it to be very small with only vanilla, though I don't know where I came up with that. Instead, it was like being in a regular ice cream shop...lots of...More

2  Thank 651MichelleJA
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Best Ice Cream around!! The variety is plentiful! Nice to be able to walk through campus and see all the new sites on your way!

1  Thank Lynanne G
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