UDairy Creamery

YouTube Video Link for Behind the scenes at the UDairy Creamery: youtube.com/watch?v=bh40Kr1eYAE


We are working to restock our inventory so flavors may be limited at this time. Thank you for your patience as we restock!


Three students standing in front of the Creamery Cafe

UDairy Creamery Café

The UDairy Creamery Café serves favorites like ice cream, waffle cones and cheese. Additionally, the café offers a full coffee drink menu and light fare, including sandwiches made with UDairy Creamery cheese. This new location increases the number of intern opportunities available to UD students.

Café MenuCatering Menu | Café RSO Fundraising Options


Week of July 15
Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday from 12 to 7 p.m.

Week of July 22

Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sunday: Closed

Contact us

Phone: 302-831-6804

Email: udairycafe@udel.edu

Whether on Main Street or in the surrounding lots, café parking is metered or pay by Passport App.

UDairy Creamery Flagship Location

UDairy Creamery Flagship Location

Launched in 2011, our flagship store is located next to the UD athletic complex and across from the College of Agriculture abd Natural Resources’ dairy farm in Newark, Delaware. UD students make ice cream onsite with milk from the farm and serve over 34 ice cream flavors year-round.

Want ice cream shipped? Order online. | Bulk ordering


Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday

Contact us

Phone: 302-831-2486

Email: udcreamery@udel.edu

For MooMobile inquiries, email MooMobile@udel.edu.


From Monday to Friday during business hours, parking is available at the “15-minute” spots across the road from our front door. The surrounding lots are permitted lots during business hours or can be paid for longer terms via the Passport App. On nights and weekends, parking is available next to our walk up window or in front of the ice arena. 


Latest News
  • Reader's Digest claims this is the best ice cream in Delaware. Have you tried it?

    June 10, 2024 | Written by Krys'tal Griffin, Delaware News Journal
    UDairy Creamery was named the best ice cream in Delaware by Reader's Digest, which came out with a list of the best ice cream in each state.
  • The creamery of the crop

    April 30, 2024 | Written by Diane Stopyra
    It’s only dessert. An emulsion of milk and fat and sugar that’s as old as time. (Or at least as old as the Tang Dynasty, where prescient emperors whipped up frozen concoctions circa 600 AD). We’ve all had it—scooped, sprinkled, taken for granted on a warm spring day. But ice cream from UDairy Creamery is also, somehow, so much more.
  • Do summer like a local with our Delaware Summer of 2023 Bucket List

    July 06, 2023 | Written by Delaware News Journal staff
    The Delaware Online/The News Journal team shares their bucket list items, the things they are determined to do to maximize their own summer of 2023. This list includes our UDairy Creamery ice cream! Cooling off with ice cream during the dog days of summer is always a fun — and tasty — activity, but you don’t truly know the taste of sweet relief from the heat unless you’ve had it from UDairy Creamery, the University of Delaware’s ice cream shop.
  • Have a cooler summer by visiting these 10 Delaware ice cream shops

    June 06, 2022 | Written by Nicole Mills of The News Journal
    "Soon to return this summer will be mango-basil,'' says Melinda Shaw, director of operations at UDairy Creamery in Newark, "mango ice cream with candied basil grown on UD’s organic farm."


For orders and general questions, email udcreamery@udel.edu or
fill out this form.

For MooMobile inquiries, email MooMobile@udel.edu.

For UDairy Creamery Café catering inquiries, email udairycafe@udel.edu.

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UDairy Creamery Café on Main Street

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