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Big Dipper Ice Cream

58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
406-513-1051
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Ranked #1 of 132 restaurants in Helena
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
Most recent review
- Jul 15, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
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English first
Helena, Montana
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

As Local & someone who can't tolerate much ice cream I love this place. My husband always gets something & lets me have a bite haven't had a bad bite yet. Everyday there is two new flavors that they add to the regular list of flavors. They also make there own waffle cones, so I get one of those sometimes... More

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Sydney, Australia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This was recommended to me by a local as the best ice cream in town, and it well deserves the praise!

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Dallas, Texas
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Very nice place and the ice cream was soooooo good! We all tried something different. The employees were very nice and the place was packed! It obviously has a lot of repeat business.

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Dallas, Texas
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

If you are driving through Montana and see a Big Dipper Ice Cream shop stop you won't be disappointed. I suggest the huckleberry.

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Alberta, Canada
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520 reviews 520 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

We had a couple of ice creams here, after a superb supper at Toi's Thai Cuisine. Highly recommended. While we were eating our ice creams outside, there was a constant stream of people coming and going to get their desserts. Obviously popular in Helena.

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Pensacola, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

I look forward to this place each time I come to Helena! They don't have black licorice ice cream in Florida so I get as much as I can when I visit Montana. The Big Dipper is the place to go to get the size scoop I need to hold me over! lol

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Helena, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Ice Cream, fun place to hang out.......sit outside on a bench in the walking mall and eat your ice cream cone or walk along the walking mall and window shop while having your cone. Located in Historic downtown Helena on the walking mall.

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Helena, Montana
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The Big Dipper has become a fixture in the historic downtown of Helena Montana! In addition to the local favorites, the Big Dipper serves up a wide variety of seasonal and seemingly experimental flavors. I personally haven't had any flavors that I don't like, but Huckleberry and El Salvador Coffee (covered with their salted caramel sauce) are my favorites. The... More

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Helena, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Big Dipper serves the best ice cream in Helena. It is homemade, and there are specialty ice creams available.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The huckleberry and yellow cake are awesome. This is the only place to go for good ice cream in Helena

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