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Big Dipper Ice Cream Shop

1009 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
+1 218-226-3517
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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1009 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
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Reviewed October 10, 2018

small, cozy, friendly staff. limited indoor and outdoor seating. All the ice cream flavors you really only need in Bridgeman's ice cream. You're not in the big city so don't expect any exotic flavor that you can only get at the Mall of America. A...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank CamperjoeMnDOT
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I love licorice icecream and it is hard to find. Loved it!! My husband had a malt that was nice and thick and very good!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carol H
Reviewed September 27, 2018

This is a very friendly Ice Cream shop that also sells other candy treats. We stopped in for an afternoon snack of ice cream cones. Everyone's favorite was there. We were tempted with some of the candy, everything looked good. We were driving the North...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cjyap
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Locally owned by the Bartel family, great selection of ice cream, coffee drinks and chocolates as well. Very friendly staff, great portion size of ice cream. Don't miss this place when travelling up the north shore of Lake Superior!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nancyb890
Reviewed August 3, 2018

This ice cream is delicious and the staff is lovely! It is such a nice stop along Highway 61. It is quick and yummy! I highly suggest stopping in and enjoying a great treat!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Molly B
Reviewed July 28, 2018

Went to the shop with friends, ice cream for me, coffee for friend. We were both happy, friend said specialty coffee exactly what she wanted. Bridgeman ice cream good, plenty of flavors, small-medium size servings, fairly reasonable prices. They also have a large selection of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank goneagain2
Reviewed March 9, 2018

The ice cream is awesome and the service is great when they see you at the counter they are always helpful and ask what can I get you. The location is right on highway 61 the shop is in the beaver bay mini mall.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank jamisonnee
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

We had some nice creamy ice cream that hit the spot after a long morning and afternoon of hiking around the Tellegouche area! So glad we stopped here for dessert!

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank 96Dreamer
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

Bridgeman's icecream with lots of great flavor options. Friendly service and convenient location. Case with truffles and other goodies.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Rpod-lady
Reviewed August 19, 2017

We have VERY high standards for ice cream, and found this very good but not outstanding. The ice cream is good and they have fun options (a bit expensive but it is a bit remote). I had a coconut ice cream with bits of chocolate...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Jeanette E
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1009 Main St, Beaver Bay, MN 55601
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Beaver Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 218-226-3517
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