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Big Dipper Ice Cream

631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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Calgary, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Creamy and delicious, there were interesting flavours to choose. We arrived before a crowd and line up, which was pure luck. We had very friendly service, including samples before making our selections. Cones were generous and seemed to be made from wholesome and natural fresh ingredients.We didn't notice that there are daily specials, which sounded very enticing. Would like to... More

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Aloha, Oregon, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We heard about this place by some locals and found that it had been reviewed by a national TV morning show. We thought we should give it a try and were very glad we did! The ice cream is all made on-site and using their own recipes. I got the mexican chocolate which was so good with that hint of... More

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Missoula, Montana
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The BEST ice cream. True to the community efforts in Missoula and the different seasonal flavors are outstanding. Don't miss it!

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Yummy homemade ice cream. Try a different flavor and you will not be disappointed. No long lines when we stopped by so don't let that stop you from trying this place if you like ice cream.

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Dallas, Texas
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406 reviews 406 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Half the fun is going here and standing in the line after dinner, people & ice cream watching all the flavors go by, hmmm wonder what that flavor is?! The ice cream is handmade, very creative, always delicious with consistent long lines, we love the different seasonal tastes and enjoying with family on the outdoor benches.

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Top Contributor
125 reviews 125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Yes, the ice cream is good and the service is with a smile, but why all the hype? It is ice cream from a local business so at least 3 stars -- so if you want to support a local business , go here.

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Montana City, Montana
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Once upon a time, this was THE reason I'd go to Missoula. Now they have one in Helena (so I've probably gained 3-5 lbs--THANKS GUYS!). Lots of opinions here, I DO like the huckleberry, but the espressos Heath is really my fave. If you can only stop in one place in Missoula and you don't need a big meal, make... More

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Queen Creek, Arizona
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After dining at Biga Pizza what better way to top it off than ice cream. It was busy, they need a bigger parking lot....but it's well worth the wait!

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Found this gem through Trip Advisor and read the reviews. It was chosen as one of America's Best by Food and Wine Magazine, USA Today, Yahoo news and Budget Travel among others. We just had to try it! This place is so popular that there is pretty much a constant line. Their ice cream is rich and creamy, lots of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Every time we come to Missoula, we have to stop at the Big Dipper, the flavor & quality is always delicious.

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