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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (86 reviews)
“cobbler” (21 reviews)
“waffle cone” (22 reviews)
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2049 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff and owner are SO nice and honest people!! The ice cream is delicious. The samples they give you are huge because they say they want you to really be able to taste the ice cream. My husband and I make sure to stop...More

Thank korishea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in for a quick lunch and was not disappointed. Not a huge menu but the quality is there. And, they offer hand-dipped ice cream. Try it.

Thank webberprojsvcs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on a holiday weekend. The lines were long so we figured it was worth the wait. The two scoop bowl was enough for two people, but of course I aren’t all myself. We would return.

Thank jhebert529
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Cookie dough ice cream was PHENOMENAL, sooo many cookie dough chunks. My wife got peach and loved it with chunks of peach in it. Our only complaint was that they don’t take cards, so if you don’t have cash or check your only option was...More

Thank Rylee N
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Waffle cones were huge. Lots of things to look at and buy. You can sit inside or out. The staff is friendly and the ice cream is great

Thank SonnyHarley2
Reviewed May 7, 2018

We went in here three days in a row on our visit to Eureka Springs. The owner told us about many interesting things to do and see in the area. Stopped on our last night in town and he was closed. Knocked on the door...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Quaint little shop if you have a craving. Seemed to be a father/daughter served us. Great ice cream and other treats.

Thank Colene M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We all love Ice Cream, this is the Best of the Best !! Never disappointed at the Big Dipper! Try the Lemon Icebox Pie Ice Cream, if your a lemon lover.

Thank Bev W
Reviewed November 13, 2017

We were able to stop in for dessert when most places were closed, bout 8pm- on a FRIDAY. We enjoyed HOMEMADE blackberry cobbler and hot fudge cake with Blue bell brand ice cream and all the toppings! The staff was very accommodating, friendly and appreciative...More

Thank Mis06
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The staff was super friendly and had lots of patience when I couldn't decide on which flavors to try! They have a big variety of some great flavors like strawberry shortcake, apple dumpling, salted caramel and many of the classics. They also had some delicious...More

Thank Bobbie G
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Questions & Answers
September 27, 2016|
Response from dmmoore303 | Reviewed this property |
The Big Dipper's Facebook page showed that they have closed for the 2016 season. I believe they have a couple of sugar-free flavors, but I have no way to verify it with them at this time.
August 23, 2015|
Response from Anna H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know exactly, but they are still open after the passion play is over.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, 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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