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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

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7 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
207 288 5664
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 240
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  • 81
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 9
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best ice cream in Bar Harbor

Nutella ice cream. Need I say more? If you're looking for new flavors, this is the place. Seating is limited, but the park across the street is a great place to enjoy your treat.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Nutella ice cream. Need I say more? If you're looking for new flavors, this is the place. Seating is limited, but the park across the street is a great place to enjoy your treat.

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Gap
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

excellent if you like different ice cream choices like blueberry basil, etc. My husband enjoyed his apple pie ice-cream while I passed and went for something more traditional.

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Agawam
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Homemade ice cream ... It's made right on the premises ... A bit pricey, but excellent ice cream. Perfect way to end the day.

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Maine
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

President Obama ate there and thus so will we - every time. It is expensive, though, and the lemon-mint was just TOO SOUR and the staff not trained to offer a child a redo (we ended up just buying another flavor - it was really inedible which is very unusual for MDI Ice Cream). Overall, most of the experiences were... More 

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Michigan
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264 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

first, it was hard to find -- rather dark and not sure we were at the right place. People come in from two doors, so line is rather convoluted. Many flavors but some are very weird. We chose "safe" flavors -- decent but not over the top.

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Charlotte, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I had researched this ice cream shop and thought it would be fun to try. It turned out to be nothing special. I had a medium (double) of peach ice cream and my wife had a single of their version of rocky road. We do not mind paying for quality but both flavors were disappointing. My peach tasted strongly of... More 

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Ottawa
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Great ice cream flavours. Homemade and really something for everyone in our family. Also available we're kid scoops which we found to be just decadent enough.

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Perrysburg, Ohio
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Great ice cream and very different combos. Also can mix 2 flavors in one scoop. Don't miss this place! Very nice service.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Great flavors, creamy texture. We especially love flavors like basil, cinnamon, ginger, lemon poppyseed. If we had enough time, we would love to have tried every flavor

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Asheville, North Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

My husband and I are big ice cream fans so we made sure to stop in and try this place after reading other reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed. We ended up coming two nights in a row because it was so good! All of the flavors we tried were creamy and flavorful- probably some of the... More 

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Additional Information about Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

Address: 7 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
Phone Number: 207 288 5664
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  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

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Firefly Lane, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: 207 288 5664

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?