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Address: 150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2128
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Great ice cream!

Stopped in for dessert and the ice cream was delicious! Lots of choices, I especially like that there were several yogurt options, usually it's one or two, but I think they had... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Marlborough, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Stopped in for dessert and the ice cream was delicious! Lots of choices, I especially like that there were several yogurt options, usually it's one or two, but I think they had low fat yogurts and several more sugar free options. I didn't like that they only accept cash, in this day and age I never carry cash, but they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

They had a great assortment of dairy free ice cream, including sorbets and soy ice cream. The Oregan Chai Latte soy ice cream was delicious! I could eat it everyday. The cashier was rude and not friendly at all though. She would make me not want to go back.

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

I enjoyed my "Maine survivor" 2 nights in a row (vanilla ice cream with pieces of nuts and chocolate). My husband's "Maine moose" with chocolate ice cream and chocolate bits was enjoyable as well. A very sweet girl was being trained, but she obviously knew how to work in a food service location. She was careful not to touch money... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We waited about 7-10 minutes in a line out the door. The employees were trying to move people through as quickly as possible, which I appreciate. But they were really discourteous - imagine a NYC deli counter at lunchtime in midtown. It's one thing if you're in Manhattan on a workday, it's another if you're in Bar Harbor on summer... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were determined to sample a lot of blueberry soft serve during our week long Acadia/Bar Harbor vacation. We discovered CJ's on our third day and it was the third place we tried. It was also the last as it became out "go to" stop for our daily dessert! It tasted like fresh blueberries and was delicious.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

There was a vast variety of mouthwatering flavors. Not just ice cream, but Gelato and frozen yogurt as well. A number of flavors from wild Maine blueberry to chocolate peanut butter. (Even Whoopie pie!) The staff was very polite and friendly. If you haven't eaten here yet, then you're missing out!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Server made comments about having ice cream samples...don't offer samples if you are going to make snide comments to people who want them! Also they were very unaccomodating. I just wanted a little hot fudge on a kids cup & was told I'd have to get a sundae. I didnt want a large sundae & would have paid for hot... More 

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Wadsworth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Fantastic place - lots of great flavors! Rum Raisen one of my Dads favs - when have you ever seen that - I haven't. It is $4 per scoop or soft serve portion - I'm always disappointed with small portions - but not in this case the portions were HUGE! The fresh Maine Blueberry I just thought yea it will... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Stopped for an evening ice cream. Had the black raspberry disaster. Small cup was more than enough for two to share. Good quality ice cream and reasonably priced. Excellent view of the park and street from the patio.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Great location and outside deck, great selection and portions as well as fair prices... only negative: personnel that day was seriously lacking on personality. Great outside, people watching location.

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Additional Information about CJ's Big Dipper

Address: 150 Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207-288-2128
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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