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Big Dipper

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2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
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Ava, Missouri
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A wonderful place to stop for a sweet treat. You will find some out of the ordinary flavors, generous portions and if you're lucky-Ben will be working. This is a bit of old fashioned atmosphere with good quality ice cream and fantastic staff!

Thank daisybugaboo
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63 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We found this place for ice cream. It was great. They had Blue Bell ice cream. Which is the best ice cream there is. We got two scoops in a bowl which were Hugh scoops. The sales clerk was very friendly.

Thank Phyllis Mrs P
Kansas City, Missouri
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46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We found this place while looking for another ice cream place in the area that was apparently nonexistent. Anyway, when we got in there, we were greeter with a yummy aroma of fresh made waffle cones. My girlfriend and I both ordered waffle cones -- me with the Salted Carmel ice cream and her with the strawberry. Both were incredibly... More 

Thank PayM90
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hubby and I stopped we both had a chocolate sundae. They were really good. I just wish they served a hot fudge . It was a nice place and would definitely recommend to friends and family

Thank palazoo6
Springfield, Missouri
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Believe it or not, this ice cream parlor was one of the highlights of our visit to Eureka Springs. The ice cream was delicious, and a great value for the huge serving. The staff was wonderful - attentive and fun with our son, and he had a great time there! We left with big smiles on our faces, and would... More 

Thank Mandy S
Nevada, Texas
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for a end of day treat! Staff was very friendly and fun! Especially after a hot day and long motorcycle ride. Blue bell hits the spot.

Thank 957janaf
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have good ice cream, make sure to bring cash as they don't accept cards. They do have an ATM to use though.

Thank Christy L
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the Big Dipper today, what a treat!! This is real ice cream, they even make their Own cones. Very friendly place, generous servings!! Can sample before you buy!!

Thank Carolyn M
Pacific City, Oregon
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful ice cream parlor! Clean, aesthetic, and a little old fashioned. Really excellent ice cream, I can tell they use good ingredients. And I am sensitive to that kind of thing. Original flavors too. Highly recommended, one of the best ice cream shops I have been to in a long time.

Thank annavera4444
Shreveport, Louisiana
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The IceCream was great! The cobblers even better, but mix the two and it's amazing! They stay open till 10am which pleased the grandkids.

Thank mshafer1957

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479 253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?