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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

7 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
207 288 5664
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Ranked #6 of 116 restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is delicious ice cream! My favorite flavor was sea salt caramel. They let you taste. They have nut free, gluten free, dairy free flavors as well. We went to 3 different locations. Usually there is a line in summer but it goes pretty fast.

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Philadelphia, PA
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75 reviews 75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

The ice cream here is very good and they have a good variety of original flavors. The staff was friendly.

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Philippines
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014 via mobile

Even they have a small serving compared to other icecream parlor they still have the Best Icecream in town! Love It!

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Garden City Kansas, USA
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This ice cream is amazing. They even offer pet friendly treats. When I first ate there, I was lucky enough to talk with the owner. She told us about how she hand makes all the flavors and how unique the flavors are. If you are looking for a new experience, with a little cucumber or fig or ginger, then this... More

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Pittsburgh Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013 via mobile

Read in trip advisor that this place had fantastic ice cream especially the Caramel flavor. Had to have it and when I did, it was so uneventful that it was disappointing. I found a sea salt caramel gelato at another ice cream place and it was far more satisfying. There are loads of ice cream parlor a in Bar Harbor,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

If you're anywhere near Bar Harbor, you've got to try the ice cream here! It's fabulous and you'll be selecting from many flavors you haven't seen anywhere else. I went for the sampler option with four small scoops. I couldn't decide between 2 and was offered a taste of one to help me decide. All four were rich, creamy and... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

We loved the ice cream from our recent trip to MDIIC. We agree with other reviewers that the salted caramel is out of this world. To balance it, we had it with a scoop of boiled coffee. Terrific combination! We really appreciate that their dairy comes from organic, Maine farms.

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Fulton, IL
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Maine Sea Salt Caramel - that's all I'd really have to say since that was the best flavor I've ever eaten. We tried both locations and they were equally good, although the downtown location was charming, as you can see in their photo. It was very enjoyable, sitting on the pretty blue bench surrounded by flowers, looking at the autumn... More

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New Jersey
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

Delicious ice cream! Flavors change often. A must go! I'm a fan of the salted caramel with some plain cream to cut the sweetness.

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Highland Lakes, New Jersey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

I don't eat a lot of ice cream, rarely at best. A few people had suggested we stop here, and our parking spot by coincidence happened to be directly across the street. We walked around, and stopped In on our way out. Steph had the carmelized pear, and it was possibly the best ice cream I had ever had, anywhere.... More

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