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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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8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a great little shop. I do wish they had more low-fat options and more variety of sherbets. I did get the lemon box on this trip which is such a treat. I would have bought some candy to go had they had some gummie bears. Anyways i'm hard to please in the ice cream department since I'm used... More 

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Thank Ma R
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious ice cream given in large scoops. I also enjoyed an apple dumpling that was warm and topped with caramel sauce. The staff was friendly and we had a fun conversation. He even took our picture to place on his Facebook page. A truly "Yummy" experience.

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Thank dmmoore303
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious fresh waffle cones! Handmade with perfection! You'll be missing out if you get it in a cup...or order the "plain factory CAKE CONE"! Great hospitality!

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Thank RKS901
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only was the Ice Cream fabulous but the people were so much fun! Had to go back every night for my daily dose of the Big Dipper! Love it there.

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Thank Marie T
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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163 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent the day shopping in Eureka Springs and wanted to cool down with some ice cream. We found the big dipper and enjoyed the service and ice cream

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Thank Don Wolfe H
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a MUST do! My husband and I actually went twice during our trip because it was that good. And I'm not talking about the ice cream! Ha! Make sure to try the homemade desserts that sit right on top of the ice cream counter. They had the best cherry cobbler and apple dumpling we have had in years.... More 

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Thank Ashelyn A
Lamar, Arkansas
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice folks, good ice cream. Didn't think they had a huge selection but plenty to choose from. Enjoyed the apple dumpling with a scope of vanilla. Extra little items to buy off the shelf too. Look for the raccoon that shakes it's tale for the kids.

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Thank 7with5
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

went to this place every night for a scoop or two of their ice cream, alot of different flavors to try, and nice people waiting on you.

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Thank Tom P
Savannah
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61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped here for ice cream after others in area were closed. On the inside we were greeted both by the aroma of fresh made waffle cones and the friendly young man that served us.The salted caramel ice cream was great and the razorback track ice cream that my wife had was also great if you have more than one scoop... More 

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Thank William S
Ava, Missouri
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?