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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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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I, with our other couple stopped in and I had the carmel choc. with sea salt, everyone had to taste it, and the others had other flavors, the next day we went in and all had the carmel ice cream. What a ice cream shop, we had a great time with the owner, visiting and what not.... More 

Thank NormanSchuyler_NE
Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read that this was a great ice cream parlour; that they carried sugar free ice cream, and they were across the street from my motel. So, of course, we went there first! The ice cream was good, but the only flavor of sugar free they had was vanilla. (My roommate is diabetic and can only have the sugar... More 

Thank Mree2014
Wichita, Kansas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant staff, cute location on the main drag and nice ice cream selection. The homestyle strawberry is my favorite.

Thank Dennis M
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

Thank Ma R
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks 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.

Thank dmmoore303
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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!

Thank RKS901
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

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.

Thank Marie T
Memphis, Tennessee, United States
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169 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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

Thank Don Wolfe H
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016 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 

Thank Ashelyn A
Lamar, Arkansas
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49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 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.

Thank 7with5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Kids
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?