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Big Dipper Ice Cream

631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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Newport Beach, Ca
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39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

A must-visit ice cream spot in Missoula! Each time I'm in town visiting my university student son, he knows to head over to Big Dipper Ice Cream. Lots of yummy, interesting flavors to choose from, but I always seem to order their chocolate on a sugar cone! At night, even in the late fall and winter you'll find a line... More

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Frisco, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We went here while visiting my brother in Missoula, and it was great! Definitely some of the best ice cream I've had, and they have really good, unique flavors. Huckleberry is a must if you're from out of town - we don't have huckleberry anything in Texas! He says there's a line there all day.

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Bismarck, North Dakota
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Get there early. The order lines get long because the ice cream there is a treat. Ask for the samples if you are not sure what you should choose. The flavors are creative and delicious.

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Missoula, Montana
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42 reviews 42 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I stop at Big Dipper almost once every two weeks. They have a constantly changing set of flavors, 5 or so new flavors and the 10-15 standards. The service is always great (well almost always). If I had a line of 40 people waiting for me, I might get a little hurried at times. They have a great product, a... More

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Grand Cayman
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

huckleberry icecream, chocolate coconut, mexican chocolate, lemon...the list goes on. Cool t shirts, too! sit outside watching Missoula go by with Mt. Sentinal stading guard

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Orange Park, Florida
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343 reviews 343 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 via mobile

Big decision what flavored to get and had to get the double cone. Decided on the coconut and huckleberry. Very natural tasting and very creamy. We are ice cream lovers and boy did this hit the spot after dinner. We came just in time before the line started getting quite long. Our last night here in Missoula and had to... More

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Helena, Montana
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is always busy it seems, even when its snowing out there still could be a line of people standing in line outside waiting to get some Big Dipper ice cream - because that's how amazing it is. They are always changing their special flavors and have a variety of local favorites that they have on hand at all... More

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Calgary, Canada
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38 reviews 38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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Address: 631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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