Young’s Jersey Dairy

Ice Cream Parlor | Soda Fountain
One of the best

There’s something for everyone at Young’s Jersey Dairy: a goat-petting zoo, a farm-themed gift shop, a miniature golf course (Udders and Putters), a picnic grounds where you can have catered meals, summertime wagon rides around the farm, a serious restaurant (just up the road) that serves local produce, identified by which farm it came from, and a June to October art exhibit of statuary cows painted by local artists. It is all fun stuff, but for us, Young’s will always be the place to get a milk shake.

Using ice cream and milk from their own farm, Young’s blends regular shakes and extra-thick shakes (spoon required), as well as bullshakes that are extra-large, extra-thick, and come with one additional scoop of ice cream floating on top. There are exotic flavors galore, but give us a vanilla or chocolate shake every time, preferably with plenty of malt powder added. There’s none better. The dairy store counter is also a fine source of sundaes, banana splits, and bowls of ice cream from a choice of more than two dozen flavors. And you can have a nice little meal here, too: breakfast of sausage and biscuits or pancakes, or lunch counter sandwiches.

We were lucky enough that our last visit happened to be on a Thursday morning, when the dining room rang with the sounds of gospel music performed by a group of local musicians. We asked the staff who they were, i.e. what was the name of the group and did they have a CD available? The answer to our questions: no CD is available because this angel-voiced chorus is not an official group, just a bunch of people from the community who like to get together here every Thursday and sing their good news while customers enjoy bacon and eggs and coffee.

What to Eat
Young’s Jersey Dairy, Ice Cream
Ice Cream
This scoop of black raspberry started melting immediately in the hot June sun.
Young’s Jersey Dairy, Sundae
One option is to get your sundae in a homemade waffle bowl.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday8am - 9pm
Monday11am - 9pm
Tuesday11am - 9pm
Wednesday11am - 9pm
Thursday11am - 9pm
Friday11am - 9pm
Saturday8am - 9pm
This restaurant is featured in the following eating tours.
5 stops | 95 MILES | 2 hr 4 min

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Open Year Round
Meals Served
Breakfast, Lunch
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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