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232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815
+1 570-387-1988
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12:00 pm - 9:00 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
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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  • 1
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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
Most recent review
Awesome flavors

This is s great ice cream shoppe. They have a great variety of flavors. Their staff is also very friendly. We always enjoy our visit.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Apryle H
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

This is s great ice cream shoppe. They have a great variety of flavors. Their staff is also very friendly. We always enjoy our visit.

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Shamokin Dam
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A small ice cream shop, just off the main street, why bother? Because its SO worth it! Delicious treats, wonderful staff, please try it! Parking can be tricky, you might be better off parking on the main street, and walking the block back to the shop, we WILL return!

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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Usa
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A delight for both young and young-at-heart, the Big Chill has an assortment of flavors that evolve. The quality of the homemade ice cream is exceptional. The atmosphere is friendly and welcoming. It's a shame that they are not open all year round.

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Lawrenceville, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

This ice cream shop is cute with a nice selection of ice cream. Super friendly & clean, too! There are a few tables to sit inside.

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Danville, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

When we moved to the area everyone kept telling us about this icecream parlor with the best homemade icecream! Finally tried it out this Summer and let me tell you...IT'S THE BEST!!! Owned and operated by a husband and wife duo, Brennan's has a good thing going! Friendly smiles and hellos from the minute you walk through the door. Wide... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Tucked away just one block off Main St is the best ice cream anywhere in the area. Real homemade ice cream that rivals any brand name you could think of. A plethora of flavors to choose from that rotates around every few days. Always something new. Smooth, creamy and delicious. Worth the trip just for desert.

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Madison, MS
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We have been going to Brennan's when we visit our Son in Bloomsburg. The ice cream is wonderful and the young people working there are always so personable and helpful. Go....you will not be disappointed!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Brennan's allows a lot of serious bonding among the staff on our day off by allowing us to compete against each other in the Big Chill Challenge. The service and attitude from the staff is not only professional but friendly as well which is why we keep coming back!!!!

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Bloomsburg
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I have been a staff member at Brennan's Big Chill for over 5 seasons. The staff is like family, and myself as well as the other employees have never felt it was a terrible place to work. Brian Brennan does an exceptional job creating new flavors continuously, and Debbie Brennan is flawless with teaching us her customer service skills. I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I am a staff member here at the Big Chill and have had nothing but wonderful experiences! All staff members including Debbie & Brian Brennan (the owners) are extremely close. We all help one another no matter what the circumstance and love working together! It is a great place to work and I am beyond happy to be a part... More 

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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
  • Cuisine: Dessert

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?