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Big Dipper Ice Cream

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58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
+1 406-513-1051
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Helena, Montana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best ice cream in Helena. The manager was awesome very knowledgeable. Great location and lots of fun.

Thank jogrossman
Helena, Montana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Usually a line but well worth the wait and new unique flavors all the time. Our family favorite is the coffee but with all the new flavors it's hard to stay with one.

Thank TryTroy69
Helena, Montana
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80 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to stop a after a really nice dinner at Lucca's Italian restaurant. Kids will love you if make a stop at The Big Supper, and Mom will like it if you bring home some ice cream to go.

Thank Marla J
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want a unique ice cream eating experience go here! If it's warm out be ready for a line out the door, but it is so worth the patience! Good things come to those who wait remember!

Thank Shane D
Helena, Montana
Level Contributor
23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know the Ice Cream is good when there is a line out the door, even in the middle of Montana winter. The Ice Cream is hand made and tastes delicious. They have a wide assortment of flavors, sundaes, shakes,

Thank Nathan B
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has the best Ice cream in town. The list of flavors is interesting and changes. The sundaes are my favorite.

Thank Charlotte C
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534 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There's was a line up to get ice cream, and it's January, so you know it's good. We tried a couple unique flavours

Thank robnkim
Helena, Montana
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have Huckleberry ice cream without risk of picking them and bear attack. Waffle cones, pints and larger to take with you. Shirts available, hats to brag to your friends back home. Mexican chocolate, and other specialties. Have brought high end executives who have very particular tastes and they enjoy it.

Thank helenatowncar
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great variety of flavors. Standard and rotating options. Love to go there with the family and sit out on the walking mall.

Thank 19traveler79
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

Nothing better than a delicious ice cream cone, with your family on a warm summer night. I love the ice cream . Some times I feel like the staff forgets that customers are creating happy memories, and fall short on patience. Still love the ice cream !

Thank robin b

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-513-1051

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?