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2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479 253
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  • 27
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  • 10
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 2
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
End of season

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 28, 2014
GDuncan222
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Arlington, Texas
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Arlington, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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33 reviews 33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Little Elm, Texas
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306 reviews 306 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Being from Texas, we love Blue Bell as much as the next guy. However, when you go to a small town ice cream parlor you hope for something more local and less commercial. Big Dipper serves Blue Bell ice cream and while it was good (as is Blue Bell always) it is just store bought ice cream. We were planning... More 

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Oklahoma
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very friendly staff with a smile. The poor girl was dealing with an absolute idiot in front of us, and she just smiled through it all and kept apologizing to us after that customer left, even though it was not her fault. Really enjoyed our experience. Please have cash ready. If unsure, please see the sign that says "CASH ONLY"... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We stopped in here for dessert and a fresh-squeezed lemonade, which was perfect. It is a quaint little country store type atmosphere. Very friendly folks and they only take cash but they have an ATM in the corner so that is no trouble at all. The ice cream was very good and the place is really clean. There were very... More 

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Harrison, Arkansas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Great selection of flavors. Friendly employees. Only drawback is it doesn't accept credit or debit cards. Does have an ATM on site though.

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Shreveport, Louisiana
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I'm not sure how you screw up a malt but they did. It was so watery and thin you could drink it like a glass of tea…..should be THICK!

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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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