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409 Ashford Center Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1434
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Upupnaway
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

They don't skimp on anything. Great value and Great food. We go for soft serve and the sandwiches. Fresh grilled rolls and crispy lettuce and tomato plus the customer service is great.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2015

When in the area we always stop at the Ashford Dairy Bar for ice cream. I have never eaten any food here just ice cream. They serve Gifford's ice cream and it is very rich and creamy. I had blueberry which was the best I have had besides in Canada. There is a nice covered area with picnic tables so... More 

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Putnam, Connecticut
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65 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2015

A longtime summertime stop for ice cream.A walk up window service place. A great place to stop for a summertime treat.

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Thank Robert C
Quiet Corner, CT
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181 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

ADB serves good ice cream in a timely manner! There are spots to sit and eat, and the ice cream is very good. It's super easy to find, right on Route 44, and will absolutely satisfy your ice cream needs.

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Thank KraZ4food
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Excellent food! The ice-cream was delicious! Great service and a good place to bring your family. I will definitely be back!

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Hart's Location, New Hampshire
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74 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Went for an ice cream with family (they have both soft serve and hard) It was not busy and server was outside smoking (cigarette) and rushed in to serve us - I'm sure no hand washing as time did not permit. Served ice cream, some in cups some in cones without paper wrappers. Wife observed her lick fingers to write... More 

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Thank 1177Mike
Connecticut
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2015

This is the typical roadside stop for hot dogs, burgers, onion rings and fries after a day at the beach. Ice cream by Giffords - some of the best.

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Ashford, Connecticut
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

In our area we know when it is spring when the dairy bar is open. It has great fast food and wonderful ice cream hard and soft. Out door dining. It is a great spot to stop in and grab a bite on 44 in CT headed to Putnam

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Tolland, Connecticut
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183 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2015

We have been going to this place for years when we are in the area. It is just what we do! They have burgers, dogs and fried seafood. All are pretty decent if you can get by the health aspect. The ice cream is good. They aren't open in the winter. The folks at the window are always friendly and... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2013

It is called the Ashford "Dari" bar. No better place to swing in on a nice summer afternoon. Right on Rte 44, in serene Ashford,CT. About halfway between Providence, RI and Hartford, CT. Good halfway point.Limited menu, but the ice cream is very good. Long hot dogs, burgers, fries, milkshakes, also are delicious. Now serve Hosmer soda...Friendly staff, always a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Fast food, American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 409 Ashford Center Rd, Ashford, CT 06278-1434
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Ashford
Description
Might be spelled Dari bar

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