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2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479 253
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
FANTASTIC ICE CREAM !!

REALLY good waffle cones.. Cute & clean Atmosphere.... Nice selection of ice cream.... Very busy little shop.. people in & out while we sat there and enjoyed our ice cream... Prices were ok.. We will be back to The Big Dipper when in Eureka Springs again. I had a scoop of the Cookies & Cream as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Mindy M
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Bryant, Arkansas
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Bryant, Arkansas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

REALLY good waffle cones.. Cute & clean Atmosphere.... Nice selection of ice cream.... Very busy little shop.. people in & out while we sat there and enjoyed our ice cream... Prices were ok.. We will be back to The Big Dipper when in Eureka Springs again. I had a scoop of the Cookies & Cream as well as a scoop... More 

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Louisiana
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86 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015 via mobile

We walked in with a rush of people behind us. The woman behind the counter took time to serve each person in a timely manner. I got the chocolate cake with mint chocolate chip ice cream with hot fudge, nuts and a cherry on top. I have been staying away from sweets lately but this was a perfect splurge. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

They have delicious cobblers . Black berry, peach, apple . Great setting . Enough room to sit. It is cross from Pizza Hut .

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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Went here tonight about 8 for a cone. The ice cream was good and the waffle cone it was in was also good. The service was prompt and the ladies working the front desk were very friendly. I would recommend this place for a quick dessert - they also have cobbler, though we didn't have any. Very nice little ice... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Ate a small dinner and was wanting dessert and seen this place. Glad we stopped. The place had a happy crowd inside. We we're greeted not once but twice while we were looking. I got a scoop in a waffle cone and my son got 2 scoops in a bowl. Very generous scoops and delicious ice cream and cone. We... More 

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Arlington, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Were able to eat here the last day before they closed for the winter...they gave us very generous servings, because they were trying to clear out their inventory.

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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I wanted ice cream, and this place was open. We are so glad we stopped!!! The waffle cone dipped in chocolate was delicious, and my husband was so glad he could order a malt!!!! The lady working was so friendly, she even offered me a bowl when I broke my cone. We are going to go back... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

It is very good ice cream, but it's not hard frozen. Will melt quickly in the heat if you take it outside.

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Iola, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Ice cream was good. I'm a diabetic and had no sugar added ice cream. I would recommend this ice cream parlor. ENJOY :)

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Oklahoma City, OK
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Loved the ice cream and friendly service! We will be back for more They had a good selection to choose from.

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  • Address: 2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479 253

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