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Address: 150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2128
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Hot summer day treat

The variety of desserts and snacks were endless with smoothies, Italian sodas, Ice cream sandwiches, Gelatos and Ice cream on offer. While I have not tried all of them, they all... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 24, 2015
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Boston, Massachusetts
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209 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Every night of our vacation we took a stroll after dinner and found this ice cream shop with the longest lines. On our last night in BH we stopped by to see why this place is so mobbed. Their ice cream is homemade and from Maine with a variety of flavors. Two small cones were $8. My peanut butter was... More 

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Vineland, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visiting Bar Harbor and looking for a tastey treat. CJ's drew us in with their variety of ice cream flavors like Maine Maple Walnut and Dirty Turtle. My daughter had the strawberry sorbet and it was delicious. The line of customers was continuous but the staff kept it moving quickly. A must try!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

The variety of desserts and snacks were endless with smoothies, Italian sodas, Ice cream sandwiches, Gelatos and Ice cream on offer. While I have not tried all of them, they all looked delicious. My mint chocolate chip shake was tasty and the serving was generous. Although the food is great the people that worked there were very... grumpy. At best,... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I am a Maine local and have spent my life frequenting Bar Harbor. I have heard from friends who live on MDI about the poor, unfriendly service at CJ'S, specifically from the owner's son Chris, but have never experienced it first hand.. Today, that all changed. I was ordering ice cream with my father who is elderly and hard of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

I found the ice cream delicious! After 3 long days of hiking and biking, we had ice cream each night from CJs. The first 2 nights I had the butter pecan, which was really good! The next night I had the chocolate milkshake which was good but large so I shared it with my sister! I wished they offered smaller... More 

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Newton, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Kids loved this place with amazing assortment of flavors , hard to choose. Ice cream was delicious with very healthy portions!

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Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It may seem strange giving this place a lackluster rating since we do actually patronize them quite a bit while we're in Bar Harbor. The issue is with the rude manner in which the staff herds the line along. The last time we were in there the staff literally called about a dozen people ahead of us simply because I... More 

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Toms River, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We stopped into this ice cream shop and were satisfied with the offerings and the taste. It is not the best place in town for ice cream but it was fine and didn't have a line.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

The ice cream was okay but the service was horrible. We went one night and just thought the staff was having a bad night and were making snide comments like "move the line up, there is too much talking and not enough walking." We went back the next night and they were even more rude - we refused to go... More 

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Fort Worth, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

This place was a big disappointment! The ice cream is good but the individuals working behind the counter were extremely rude! I won't go back.

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