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2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479 253
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Quaint little shop

Cute little shop and awesome ice cream. Cute little items for sale in the shop. a hidden gem. The waffle cone was super good

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
KDP2009
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Crossett, Arkansas
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Crossett, Arkansas
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Cute little shop and awesome ice cream. Cute little items for sale in the shop. a hidden gem. The waffle cone was super good

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Perry, Kansas
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The shop had a very cozy and friendly atmosphere. The staff were very friendly and helpful. And of course the ice cream was delicious!

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Arnold, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I was wanting some Cobbler but most places like this seemed to be closed for the evening.They were open so we decided to stop in. They had Blackberry and Peach cobbler.We got one of each with a scoop of Ice Cream. The young girl at the counter had only been there a few days and was very friendly and personable.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The ladies working there were very nice. The items they carry are a bit expensive but it was good quality.

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Bryant, Arkansas
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39 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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
25 restaurant reviews
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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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Address: 2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
Phone Number: 479 253
Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs

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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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