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Dairy Kastle in Louisville

Dairy Kastle
4.5 /5
50 reviews

575 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217-1817

15026348990

Restaurant Hours

Open Close

Monday 08:00 - 17:00

Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00

Thursday 00:00 - 17:00

Friday 00:00 - 17:00

Saturday

Sunday

Overview

Cuisine

  • American
  • Fast Food

Features

  • Outdoor Seating
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Takeout

Good for

  • Kids
  • Families witd children

Dairy Kastle, 575 Eastern Pkwy, Louisville, KY 40217-1817, Louisville

Answers on questions

Question

Is it cash only?

Answer

Yes

Question

Is it always busy

Answer

It's always busy and loud

Question

Hello! Are they open on Labor Day?

Answer

I think so

Question

Do they have vegan ice cream

Answer

Yes and it taste great!!

Question

what age do you have to be to apply for a job?

Answer

I don't know. Between 16 &18 I would imagine.

Question

Do you serve dog ice cream

Answer

They do.

Reviews

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Popular place, but worth the wait! Great stop for treats, lunch, and drinks. There are A TON of choices, including vegetarian and vegan options for food and desserts (shakes, ice cream, chili dogs, etc). Very reasonably priced, too - many places charge more for vegan versions of food, but not here. Meat or veggie, it all costs the same. A vegan chili dog combo comes with two dogs and a regular soda or slushie for $3.50. Yes, you read that correctly - $3.50! Not much onsite parking, but plenty of close spots on the side streets nearby. About half a dozen tables and several benches if you want to stick around and eat. No restrooms, so plan accordingly!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Had a tasty delicious Reese's cup flurry tonight. Our cashier had lots of energy even though it was the end of the evening. Cool vibe. I love that it is ice cream season again and it's cool to see lines of people waiting for Kastle treats!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Kids loved the ice cream. Large selection of deserts at a great price.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

I took my Chihuahua for ice cream and it was amazing. There were other dogs there! They even had milkbone ice cream for the furbabies!! Me n Lil Bitty will def go back‼️ Thanks so muchβ€ΌοΈπŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ’œπŸ–€

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Chocolate and vanilla soft serve swirl is my favorite ice cream. It is so hard to find. It rocks at Dairy Kastle! They also have orange sherbet and vanilla swirl if you are looking for something a little different. YUM!!!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
3/5

Bring cash. It's just cheap eats and ice cream, so there's really nothing to complain about. There's usually a line, but plenty of people bring their dogs so I think it balances out.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

The milkshakes are amazing and the prices are even better!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

On family vacation and came across this gem! Super awesome spot for our group of kids and adults. Had to eat there again for dinner tonight after going last night for ice cream.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

It takes you back to the old days, went there with my Son before he goes back from spring break. Lots of laughs and shared memories. Great place.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

This is a great local ice cream shop. It's great because it's easy to walk to and it's not expensive. The staff is always pleasant and efficient. They have a wide variety of menu items ranging from hot dogs to ice cream cones to shakes and floats. It's the perfect place for something cool on a warm summer day.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

One of the best little icecream shops around , great flavors, big varietie and very reasonable in price... place is always busy !! They also have a pretty good quick lunch !!!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Massive portions at miniscule prices. Employees are great, the atmosphere is casual, nested in the suburbs. Parking is tight, you can usually park at the church across the street. The ice cream was delicious. They even have ice cream for dogs. Next time I'm in Louisville, I'll be back.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Inexpensive, delicious summer food! Their BBQ sandwich is great, ice cream wonderful, Taco in a Bag, and more. Order at the counter. Outdoor seating. Remember: Cash only.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Best ice cream in Louisville. Huge sizes for great prices

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great place for chili dogs and milk shakes

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Treat yourself. Cash only and give everything on the menu a try. Their hot and cold are all spot on. Service is quick and make sure you get exactly what you want. Don't forget the doggy sundae for your furry friend. This is a treasure in Louisville and the lines speak for themselves

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Super good milkshakes, not too expensive! Also a great place to take dogs, super friendly and have a little sundae option for them, and they keep water out for pets. Very nostalgic feel overall.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Posting this review the day after they close for the season makes me realize how much I'll miss this place for the next 5 months. Super cheap vegetarian chili dogs and several varieties of vegan ice cream. About 327 flavors of milkshakes so something for everyone.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
4/5

Liked the flurries. Wasn't impressed with the chocolate shake.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great place, a social event. Offers a milk bone and bit o' ice cream for the pooch.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

I was here when they opened this little hole in the wall.. years ago.. it never fails to be the best ice cream ever.. large waffle cone vanilla ice cream and chocolate on top..the best...

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Haven't had anything here I haven't liked. The ice cream is fantastic and the food is quick to come out as well. They recently reopened and in the post COVID world they are handling it well, requiring masks and have set up lines to use to keep people distanced.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Good prices. Friendly and patient staff. Great tasting ice cream. Sometimes there can be a bit of a line but it's worth it.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Best orange and vanilla swirl ice cream cone!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great place for a lunch stop or ice cream. Great space to eat outside. This is not gourmet food take it for what it is and enjoy. Unique twist on Frito pie.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
1/5

Worst milkshakes ever. If I wanted flavored milk I would have went to the store and bought some. Ridiculously thin, all 3 we bought. What a waste of money. I don't know how this place is rated so high. Will never go here again!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Prices are great, and the ice cream is better! They are all extremely nice and even though there’s always a long line, they move pretty quickly. Well worth the time and money!!!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Awesome vegan food and ice cream options. Always super friendly. Love it!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
4/5

It's been probably 25 years since I stopped here. Got a vanilla ice cream cone dipped in milk chocolate. Just like I remembered. Can't be beat on a blazing hot summer afternoon.... especially when your sugar is low. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜Ž

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

This place is a must if you're anywhere near it. They've got yummy chili dogs, shakes, soft serve, sundaes, vegan options, floats and more! Make sure you've got cash, they dont accept cards. Bring your buddies, your significant other or your kids, this place is enjoyable for all.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

We come here every year while they are open. They are closed due to COVID 19, but I just want to send a review saying I miss this place more than anything else in Louisville right now!! Stay strong Dairy Kastle!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

This is a local favorite for generations. Dairy Castle is the very best in soft serve treats. This is a must-see for anyone who appreciates the ice cream and milkshakes stands of yesteryear.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Ice cream/cone was πŸ”₯! Fast service, with a smile, good prices too. $2.50 for a cone that was very nice in size. Highly recommend trying this place out. Parking isn't that great.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

This is my favorite ice cream place. I love the black cow - basically a chocolate ice cream float with dark soda - my choice is Dr. Pepper. But really, everything here is delicious!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

My favorite place to get Pineapple Dole Whip in Louisville

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Since i was a lil kid we have been Icecreaming at Dairy Kastle, now my kids and i are doing the same. Thanks DK

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Always a good time, can get very busy during the summer but the butterscotch cones and chili dogs are worth it

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great (and cheap) ice cream! Cute little place. Lots of doggies and families and good service

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Parking is a challenge, but well worth the extra effort.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
4/5

Chocolate 🍫 shake is yummy πŸ˜‹

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Small ice cream place on the corner. Mostly soft serve options. Outdoors eating only. Dog friendly, they have a milk bone doggy treat with water bowl for your four legged friends. Lots of great things to eat. I had the fireman special/Sunday, chocolate cake with ice cream and got chocolate on top. Add whip cream, nuts, and caramel, and let the food coma sweep over you.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

The best! Closed during the winter months.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Coconut soft serve (vegan) with Oreos and caramel sauce!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

I discovered this place about 5 years ago and I've been a local my whole life. With me being a UofL student I'm around Dairy Kastle a lot. I've never had a bad item from here and the staff are friendly!It's a favorite by locals in the city and is worth checking out!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

The wait is not as long as it looks! When we arrived, it was windy and 59 degrees on a Sunday afternoon. The line was almost to the street, but we decided to wait. The variety of food being sold, hot and cold, was testimony to its overall goodness. We got sherbet/vanilla swirls in sugar cones which were delicious. We have never been disappointed over many years. Thanks to this restaurant for years of service and a recent 100% evaluation!

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

AMAZING food at GREAT prices.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
3/5

Probably Louisville's most popular walk-up spot. I've always felt that soft-serve was soft-serve and I'm sticking to that - it's what they put on top that makes it special and there really isn't anything exciting too here. Great spot to take the kids or a date and they're super great people as well, but, something is sorely missing from their menu.Yeah, it's good and will do in a pinch, but, their parrot-named competitor across the river has Twinkle Kote, hands down the greatest topping ever, and I'll gladly head twenty minutes out of my way for that any day of the week.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

A seasonal place for great food. Minimal wait time even during a rush. The chili dogs are cheap (under two bucks) and delicious. Stop by if you're craving food like Sonic, but cheaper. Service is fast and the employees take tips; part goes to charity and part goes to them. All in all, a great experience.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great service and ice cream. Often long lines but worth the wait. Also a great value for the money, your very a lie of ice cream in your purse.

Dairy Kastle
- on google
5/5

Great local ice cream joint, open seasonally. I recommend the vanilla and orange sherbet swirl. They also have vegan chili dogs, which are really good.