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CJ's Big Dipper

150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207-288-2128
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Ranked #29 of 50 activities in Bar Harbor
Most recent review
- Oct 20, 2013
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Iowa
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145 reviews 145 reviews
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135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

Definitely very good ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, etc. They have a wide selection of flavors, sundaes, etc. But they aren't cheap and accept cash only, so it might require some planning ahead. At certain times the lines are long but the service staff is efficient and they move along pretty quickly. A great place to sit and enjoy your... More

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

"I'm not sure yet" flavor is sent from the heavens!!! You must stop here and get some of this unbelievable ice cream! Oh, and I am an ice cream junkie, and I could not finish the two scoops. Stick with one, or you'll have a belly ache for sure! They give GIANT scoops!

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

This place has great thin milkshakes- the chocolate banana milkshake is one of my favorites and this place made it right! Long lines but worth the wait. Outdoor deck has a nice atmosphere overlooking Main Street and CJ's is right across the street from Village Green. Great shakes, ice cream and outdoor deck.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013 via mobile

This not only cash only business around, or ice cream place read signs people. Great ice cream widest selection of non dairy ice creams around.

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Lebanon, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

I am giving this a 4 based solely on the non-dairy ice cream, which is very very good ( will speak to service later). I am dairy-free and was delighted to find a place to have ice cream that I could also enjoy along with my husband and son. We wound up coming here twice because of the fact that... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We came upon this on our second night in Bar Harbor and will definitely go back. The ice cream is amazing - definitely try the blueberry. Portions are generous - 1 scoop equals 2 at many other places. Yum!

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Dallas, Texas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

After coming here for 15 years, this sumer has been a disappointment. The quality has gone down, the owner does not oversee the shop anymore and it shows. Twice I have gone in tis summer to get my favorite chocolate peanut butter yogurt only to be served straight chocolate. Both times they just say sorry and try to argue that... More

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Medford, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013 via mobile

Blueberry soft serve is delicious and tastes like it was homemade with all natural ingredients. Maine survival ice cream: mix of choc and vanilla, cookie dough and giant hunks of chocolate that was unbelievably delicious. $8 for two ice creams! Service was quick but not that friendly.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

We had identified two other ice cream shops in Bar Harbor based on TA reviews, but we stumbled onto this one (it's a big corner store on Main Street) and were so glad we did! The variety was exceptional! My wife, who tries to be a little healthy among all the decadence, couldn't get over the range of low-fat flavors... More

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New Brunswick, New Jersey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

The gelato is great, but the real surprise was the wide selection of soy choices. The chocolate-banana vegan ice cream was intensely rich and spectacular! More choices of homemade ice cream, sorbet, gelato and soy products than you can imagine! There is also a small outside covered deck where you can enjoy your treat.

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