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Marion's Dairy Bar

111 E Bay St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1349
+1 989-362-2991
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (51 reviews)
“waffle cone” (9 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
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111 E Bay St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1349
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

Best waffle cones ever, made fresh everyday. Hand scooped cones, malts and sundaes. Pick your own flavors for a banana split or parfait. Breakfast and lunch menu, serving the best waffles you've ever had alongside Klenow's bacon made down the street. Fun 50's style decor...More

Thank Dawn C
Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We're never disappointed. The ice cream is yummy and the environment is awesome. Can't wait until May!

Thank Samanthah P
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the ultimate vacation stop! You HAVE to go to Marion's when in this area. And you will likely go back for another cone again. Lots of flavors, happy servers, and a local favorite! There isn't anything better than this! Don't let the lines...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Fun atmosphere and great ice cream. Sam is a top notch server. If you are in the Tawas area this is a must stop.

Thank K1970RJjamesb
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Daughter dragged the rest of us here as we've not tried it before. It was our first time in Tawas in quite a while. The kids said their ice cream was great! (Moose tracks!!!) There was a long line but it went quickly. There was...More

Thank Sherry L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

This business has been around for a long time. As a kid on vacation, I remember going there for ice cream, now as a grandpa I can still take the kids there for an ice cream cone.

Thank daniel f
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Have made several stops at Marion's this summer. The ice cream is good quality, with the tasty, special Michigan flavors (fudge, maple, cherry...). Service by polite, motivated high schoolers is very special -- where do they find them?

Thank KathleenBR
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great ice cream. Old time ice cream parlor with a convenient location to the Tawas resort and the town.

Thank gregoryf522
Reviewed 19 August 2016

The waitstaff was young and easily distracted, but when we finally got our order it was good ice cream.

Thank 243DLP
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

This place is impressive . The decorations and setup makes it look nostalgic and old school. Working 50's coke machines, very clean , and just cool. Ice cream servings were huge, with a good variety of Ashley brand ice cream

Thank Drapes33
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 E Bay St, East Tawas, MI 48730-1349
  • Location: United States  >  Michigan (MI)  >  East Tawas
  • Phone Number: +1 989-362-2991
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