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“Best Ice Cream” 5 of 5 stars
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Big Dipper Ice Cream
58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
406-513-1051
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Ranked #1 of 4 Ice Cream in Helena
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
Helena, Montana
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Best Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Great Ice Cream, fun place to hang out.......sit outside on a bench in the walking mall and eat your ice cream cone or walk along the walking mall and window shop while having your cone.
Located in Historic downtown Helena on the walking mall.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Helena, Montana
Top Contributor
50 reviews 50 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 17 cities Reviews in 17 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Come early and avoid the rush!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

The Big Dipper has become a fixture in the historic downtown of Helena Montana! In addition to the local favorites, the Big Dipper serves up a wide variety of seasonal and seemingly experimental flavors. I personally haven't had any flavors that I don't like, but Huckleberry and El Salvador Coffee (covered with their salted caramel sauce) are my favorites. The ice cream is rich and smooth, and on warm summer evenings the lines can be long. If you don't beat the rush the ice cream is definitely worth the wait!!

  • Visited March 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Helena, Montana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“The best ice cream in Helena.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014 via mobile

The Big Dipper serves the best ice cream in Helena. It is homemade, and there are specialty ice creams available.

  • Visited January 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“The best”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The huckleberry and yellow cake are awesome. This is the only place to go for good ice cream in Helena

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Helena, Montana
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73 reviews 73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 32 cities Reviews in 32 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“This is the spot if you like _really_ good ice cream.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The best ice cream I've had in a very long time. In the summer, you usually have to wait in line, but it is worth the wait.

Visited July 2013
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