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Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar

691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
+1 570-668-2515
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  • Poor12%
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“sundae” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (8 reviews)
“dippers” (2 reviews)
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691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had one of the best hotdogs i ever had. They made somrthing as simple as a hotdog a great lunch!!! Ice cream is deeelicious!!!11

Thank Margaret M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was disappointed that they cut down on their selections of sundaes. They used to have one for all the different high schools in the area. My favorite was the cougar sundae unfortunately no more. I got the Elvis sundae with bananas, peanut butter sauce,...More

Thank Temuejin
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Their ice cream is delicious and can't beat it. The varieties are endless here, any way you want, from shakes to sundaes, all are so great. I make my hubby go there once a week just to get the ice cream. When my daughter comes...More

Thank civilwarloco
Skipper_Dippers, Public Relations Manager at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We're glad you enjoy coming to Skipper Dippers and look forward to seeing you on your next visit.

Reviewed 14 April 2017

I pass this place every time I come back to Philadelphia from Butler and finally got the chance to go here today. The chili and fries were good, but the highlight was definitely the ice cream. I got teaberry, which was fresh and very smooth,...More

Thank Louis B
Skipper_Dippers, Owner at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for your review! We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope you'll come back to see us the next time you're in the area.

Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Food ok, nothing special, long wait times to get your food and expensive, especially if your kids want ice cream! We chose to just keep driving by this place. Worn down. Not worth the stop!

Thank TeamTravelor09
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice little place along the highway... ample parking... we got a big rig in there on the end of the lot... good folks...clean place... food was pretty good.

Thank carbontravels
Reviewed 21 July 2016

About a 5-10 minute drive from my house Every time I say "Hey kids lets go to Skipper Dippers!" Is always met with cheers. Their ice cream is excellent and their cheese steaks are really good. They also have treats for dogs. So for a...More

Thank Leigh J
Reviewed 22 December 2015 via mobile

I've been here twice first time to eat dinner. The food is okay nothing special about it, good price and relitlvity quick. The 2nd time was for ice cream which was today. Lots of choices and yummy. My main complaint is the customer service all...More

Thank S G
Skipper_Dippers, Owner at Skipper Dipper's Dairy Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 24 December 2015

Thank you for your feedback, although it's not warm and fuzzy, or comforting to hear, it's feedback that we will address immediately after the holiday. We strive to provide an outstanding experience for our guests on each and every visit. We offer no excuses or...More

Reviewed 17 November 2015 via mobile

Their special $.99 hamburgers, $1.24 cheeseburgers on Mondays are the best! Everything I tried so far was great & they have so much to choose from in food & ice cream & it's a place that's kid friendly. Try it I guarantee you'll like it!

Thank gudazitgets
Reviewed 22 September 2015

Was on a drive through the back roads and saw this Ice Cream shop and stopped and had a shake and the wife had a CMP. Both very good

Thank Ronschweizer
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Restaurant Details

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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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08:00 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 691 Claremont Ave, Route 309, Tamaqua, PA 18252
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Tamaqua
  • Phone Number: +1 570-668-2515
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Skipper Dippers is a family-owned restaurant open year round. We are celebrating our 9th season on busy Route 309 in Hometown (just North of Tamaqua, PA). Not only do we serve the area's best cheese steaks and burgers, but our ICE CREAM is OUT OF THIS WORLD.

Make sure to make it a combo and try one of our famous milkshakes to help wash down the best burgers and cheese steaks in the area.
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