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Address: 150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2128
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Ice cream night cap

We had eaten dinner and while walking around Bar Harbor, decided that a scoop or two of ice cream would be a good night cap. We stopped in CJs on the advice of a friend, and got a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
Rebekah E
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Michigan
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335 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great ice cream with good end of the season service. I've worked retail in a busy tourist town so I know how worn down one can get after months of putting a smile on your face for every customer (even the rude ones). We were well taken care of and was impressed with the quality, size and price of the... More 

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Thank MichiganTess
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Went in for ice cream and asked for some samples (as anyone does when going to an ice cream shop with lots of different flavors) the worker said "three strikes you're out" aka no more samples for you. Which I would think, if there was a sampling limit, they would either tell you up front or not allow them at... More 

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Erie, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

Great selection of fabulous ice cream especially the wild Maine blueberry soft serve. This is one of our must stops when we are in Bar Harbor.

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Thank BillH16428
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015 via mobile

We had eaten dinner and while walking around Bar Harbor, decided that a scoop or two of ice cream would be a good night cap. We stopped in CJs on the advice of a friend, and got a scoop of Butter Pecan. The serving was enormous! Originally we were going to get one scoop each, but after seeing how big... More 

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Thank Rebekah E
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

An incredible selection of many flavors of icecream. The cones are $4.00 per scoop, but you get a huge scoop and their icecream is very rich and creamy. Plus a little place outside with tables to sit and enjoy.

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Thank Don H
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015 via mobile

Very disorganized and prices are way high for what you get. Ice cream average and they no longer have orange pineapple which was one of the few bright spots last time we were here. Help seemed annoyed to be bothered :(

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Thank Jdfan07
CT
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

This is a must on every return trip to Bar Harbor. The blueberry soft-serve cannot be beat! The blueberry hard ice cream was okay, but the soft-serve is better, IMO.

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Thank NMCt
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Stopped in for a cone and this is seriously the largest single scoop cone I have ever received. I even told the guy I ordered a single scoop and he said this is a single! Very delicious too. My friend ordered a twist of blueberry and vanilla and she said it was very good too.

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Thank Lisa S
Muscle Shoals, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Visited because of the delicious looking ice cream cones leaving the store. My wife and I skipped supper so we could eat there. Very generous scoops of ice cream. Definitely worth a trip.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

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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