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Brennan's Big Chill

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232 Iron St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
+1 570-387-1988
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was ok ice cream-guess they'd just opened for the season-so the selection was a bit weak-had the chocolate-very sweet-but not too firm. The counter person was very nice.

Thank Adrienne R
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brennan's is one of the best ice cream places around! My family and I love that the switch up their flavors every week! The flavors are the best! When my daughter was little her Girl Scout troop took a field trip to the Big Chill they showed them how they made the ice cream! My daughter loves how they make... More 

Thank Meg7197
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

What are the chances that we'd happen upon this place for an ice cream stop between New Hampshire and Kansas City?!! Well, I'm glad we did! The ice cream was rich and creamy. We tried lots of the flavors among the 4 of us, and they were all great! The pretzel cone was new to me, and I liked it... More 

Thank TravelHereNow
Sharon, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

We had several flavors, and the chunks of peanut butter, and chocolate chips, etc. were wonderful & flavorful. Wish this ice cream store was closer to where we live. Highly recommend making the effort if you are in Bloomsburg, PA.

Thank Bruce C
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

Good ice cream. Good amount of flavors. Our grandchildren like it. Might be a little pricey for some. Nice servers.

Thank 350janicel
Hamilton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2016

Good ice cream, friendly service. They offer a wide variety of flavor options, including several toppings and different types of cones.

Thank Annette P
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Great selection of ice cream, frozen yogurt and ices. New, interesting flavors added on a regular basis. Good service, good prices. Yum!

Thank bwilc0x
Benton, PA
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16 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

We love The Big Chill, the people are always friendly and they remember us. We only get in a few times a year but they are always happy to see us and their selection of ice cream and the quality is unsurpassed. It's a great place to visit anytime, but especially on a hot summer day. Watch for the big... More 

Thank cathybeckBenton_PA
State College
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Overall a very strange experience. Went in around 8:30-9pm and wanted to order "The Big Chill" challenge and was told we couldn't because there wasn't enough staff (there were 4 people behind the counter). We were told that they couldn't sell "The Big Chill" unless it was part of the challenge, so that was that. I don't know understand what... More 

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Garfield, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

I read the comments from Mr. Thomas W. I felt compelled to chime in even though I wouldn't waste my time on silly people who have their little "ticks" about how they perceive their experience. This man seems to have an Agenda...I am objective. I have been to Brennan's Big Chill....many times.....It is by far one of the most pleasant... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Iron St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bloomsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 570-387-1988
Have you seen the cow?
If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what we call "Handmade Excitement". Established in 2004, the concept was to provide our customers with a new handmade ice cream experience with every visit. Our atmosphere brings back or establishes new memories for everyone that walks through the door. You will find an enthusiastic staff of well-trained employees. All of our ice cream is made on the premises using only the finest ingredients with most of the flavors being all natural. We offer over 200 flavors of ice cream from our own recipes, some of which you will find nowhere else. There are 42 flavors displayed which are rotated on a daily basis. We specialize in making Banana Splits, Sundaes, milkshakes, frozen coffee and fruit drinks.Anyone can sell ice cream and desserts but at Brennan's Big Chill we sell "Handmade Excitement"
Open from Groundhogs Day (Feb.2) To just before Thanksgiving

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?