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Brennan's Big Chill

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232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815
+1 570-387-1988
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12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Have you seen the cow? If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what...
Have you seen the cow? If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what we call "Handmade Excitement". Established in 2004, the concept was to provide our customers with a new handmade ice cream experience with every visit. Our atmosphere brings back or establishes new memories for everyone that walks through the door. You will find an enthusiastic staff of well-trained employees. All of our ice cream is made on the premises using only the finest ingredients with most of the flavors being all natural. We offer over 200 flavors of ice cream from our own recipes, some of which you will find nowhere else. There are 42 flavors displayed which are rotated on a daily basis. We specialize in making Banana Splits, Sundaes, milkshakes, frozen coffee and fruit drinks.Anyone can sell ice cream and desserts but at Brennan's Big Chill we sell "Handmade Excitement" Open from Groundhogs Day (Feb.2) To just before Thanksgiving
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
great ice cream

The flavors here are always changing, but of course they always have the typical ice cream flavors i.e. chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, etc. The ice cream is homemade and the owners are very nice, hardworking people. Staff is always so friendly. Nice chill (literally) atmosphere for the hot summer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
Kim K
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My children & I have made multiple visits and while the selections are tasty, we've had some discouraging experiences with undersized portions and gruff cashier /counter help. The place is sparkling and pleasant, but we find better value and happier experiences elsewhere.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The flavors here are always changing, but of course they always have the typical ice cream flavors i.e. chocolate, vanilla, strawberry, etc. The ice cream is homemade and the owners are very nice, hardworking people. Staff is always so friendly. Nice chill (literally) atmosphere for the hot summer days... or whenever the mood for ice cream strikes. They also have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Use real Oreos in your ice cream cake not fake ones and be nicer to your customers. Other wise they had a nice facility and good ice cream.

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Hartford, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Came here after Rosie Marie's restaurant for dessert. Nice selection of good ice creams on par with Ben & Jerry's. Seating on the inside only. Personable staff that kept the place open past closing. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015 via mobile

We've enjoyed a few visits to Brennan's and always leave smiling. The variety of delicious flavors keep us coming back! Highly recommended.

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PA & FLA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

To cap off a great meal down the street, we went to Brennan's for a scoop or two.. What a great place!! The store is owned by a couple who really care, and it shows in the fantastic Ice Cream that they serve. An freestyle group of flavors, as well as old standards, all made properly and very tasty, may... More 

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Excellent and unique flavors. Excellent service. Reasonable prices. Convenient location. Beautiful Rosie the Cow to welcome you.

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Binghamton NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Homemade ice cream to die for! Flavors change daily depending on how quickly one tub is finished and what's currently being made. At least 30 different flavors. A little pricey; a medium cone was almost $5, but I got free doggie sundaes!! First time here, and we'll definitely go back.

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Look for the cow to see if they are open. Very good homemade ice cream in a lot of great flavors. Hard to decide on which one to have.

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Island of Gozo, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

The Big Chill's ice cream is all homemade and absolutely delicious! New flavors come and go, so it is something new with every visit. The owners are wonderful, hardworking people and the atmosphere is perfect for family and friends to enjoy a great dessert.

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Additional Information about Brennan's Big Chill

Address: 232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone Number: +1 570-387-1988
Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bloomsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 3 - 15

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bloomsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 570-387-1988

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15

Description

Have you seen the cow? If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what we call "Handmade Excitement". Established in 2004, the concept was to provide our customers with a new handmade ice cream experience with every visit. Our atmosphere brings back or establishes new memories for everyone that walks through the door. You will find an enthusiastic staff of well-trained employees. All of our ice cream is made on the premises using only the finest ingredients with most of the flavors being all natural. We offer over 200 flavors of ice cream from our own recipes, some of which you will find nowhere else. There are 42 flavors displayed which are rotated on a daily basis. We specialize in making Banana Splits, Sundaes, milkshakes, frozen coffee and fruit drinks.Anyone can sell ice cream and desserts but at Brennan's Big Chill we sell "Handmade Excitement" Open from Groundhogs Day (Feb.2) To just before Thanksgiving
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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