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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 120 Restaurants in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

What can I say ? – what an amazing find. We were in Bar Harbor as part of a cruise, and had just completed a lovely walk in the Acadia National park. Our guide had told us about the Mount Desert ice cream and we decided to track it down. When we got there we found our fellow hikers had... More 

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Norwich, Connecticut
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197 reviews 197 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you want good variety on ice cream that is flavors that are more unique, than this is the place to go. You will not find your plain Jane vanilla or chocolate, they like to mix it up a bit. But it is very good. I enjoyed "The Dude" ice cream which is white Russian flavored as inspired by the... More 

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Hunterdon County
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56 reviews 56 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We've been hearing about this place and the ice cream was so fantastic that in our limited time here, we had to make a second visit. I'm a chocolaholic, and their Belgian Chocolate ice cream is out of this world (i had it both visits); my husband is a coffee fan, and he had boiled coffee the first time, and... More 

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Ridgefield, CT
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505 reviews 505 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
300 helpful votes 300 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

This ice cream shop offered a variety of odd flavors and was touted as being one of the best ice creams ever. I found that it was satisfactory but nothing to go crazy about.

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Mt. Desert Island
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24 reviews 24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

President Obama and his family had ice cream at the Main St. location. No matter what your politics, this was the ice cream they chose to eat on their visit, and it's the only place I eat ice cream in Bar Harbor. The flavors vary during the season, depending on the inventiveness of their ice cream maker and what's in... More 

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New England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Just like the sign says. We visited Bar Harbor for 5 days and had ice cream 4 days in a row from Mt. Dessert Island Ice Cream. There are two locations, one on Main street, about 5-6 blocks from the town pier. The other location is on Firefly Lane, across from the Village Green park, which is the location we... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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76 reviews 76 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I was in Bar Habor three nights and came here for ice cream twice, so it is doing something right. The flavors are fun - sometimes a little too over the top. And the quality of the ice cream just right. Creamy without being cloying. And the portions are ample... "one scoop" is big enough that you can have two... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This place has delicious flavors and everyone should be able to find something they like. Love the ginger ice cream, blueberry, and the white chocolate raspberry, but other flavors were probably great too, we just couldn't try them all. The ice cream is preservative free, and some probably are not as "hard" as you are used to and may work... More 

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Salted caramel and lemon raspberry were two of my favorites, but everything I sampled was wonderful. Bay of Figs oh my!

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Tel Aviv
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38 reviews 38 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Just visited. Real home made tasety ice cream . try the sea salted caramel. Very special. The oher flavors are also good and we all enjoyed them.

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Additional Information about Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

Address: 7 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207 288 5664
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Bar Harbor
Open Hours:
Monday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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