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Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat

369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
+1 207-288-2233
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The ice cream is great, the service is okay, but the prices are a little much. We went in a group of 3 and it cost $18 for 3 cones!!!! I get this is Bar Harbor, ME but really? For ice cream?! Aside from that,...More

Thank cgthurston
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

My friend, there is no way in Heaven you paid $18 for 3 hard small or even larger ice cream cones! PERIOD. It is one thing to complain about the cost (I do the same every time I buy vanilla at $550 a gallon (yes,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very high quality ice cream- very creamy, a tremendous variety of flavors and the scoops are huge! Well worth the drive out of town.

Thank doris o
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us and even more thanks during the time they are repaving the road to "Heaven". Hope we have the chance to serve you again. Safe Travels. Bob

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Ice Cream a little too pricey but was very good tey there great Ice cream cones and also there Banana SplitMore

Thank Debra R
Bob W, Manager at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting with us. I just want to comment a bit on the price. We continue to be the modestly priced ice cream shop on the island serving home made ice cream. Our quantities are exceptionally large as other reviews will attest and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Warning, the scoops are big! In peak season has numerous flavors: the peanut butter chocolate, and the coconut are particularly delicious and fun. The owner is quite personable and shared his story of pursuing his dream of being an ice cream man after years in...More

Thank TnRambler2015
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us this summer and we hope we have the opportunity to serve you again should you find your way back to "Heaven" Bob

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is difficult to find good tasting and thickness in a dairy free ice cream but this was spot on! It's nice that someone has put as much work into their dairy free as regular ice cream. Thanks!

Thank mitravelingteacher
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for trying our dairy free product. We started offering a dairy free alternative last summer and now carry 4 flavors. We use a coconut base since we think it holds the "creaminess" characteristics pretty well. Glad you enjoyed it. bob

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I want to tell everyone how wonderful Udder Heaven is but worry that it will get so busy I'll be standing in long lines every time I want my "fix". The ice cream at this marvelous shop removed from the madding crowds of Bar Harbor...More

Thank Lisa302
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, thank you for your kind words. Our "Angels" work very hard servicing our customers so it is particularly gratifying when they are recognized. Thank you for being up here on the hill and we hope we have the chance to serve you again. Ps....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We skipped dinner one night and treated ourselves to the large servings of dessert here. The ice cream was very flavorful. It is made on site. They have a litany of flavors that makes it difficult to choose. We learned that you can make your...More

Thank MHer101
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us and we are happy that you enjoyed your experience. We hope you can find your way back to "Heaven" soon. Bob

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the service and ice cream here! I visited here twice during my trip to Mount Desert Island. The prices and quality are superior than the Ice Cream shops in Bar Harbor. Highly recommended.More

Thank Tricia60795
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your vacation with us and in particular finding us with the road to Heaven under construction. I really appreciate that you recognized our service. Not perfect, but I feel our Angels do a great job. Hope we have the opportunity to...More

Reviewed June 17, 2017 via mobile

I have to confess, we ate at Udder Heaven 3 times in our 1 week on the island; also had ice cream at 3 other places in town. So we made quite a study of ice cream in or near Bar Harbor. We loved Udder...More

Thank SusiePeg
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for visiting with us. The crepes are a new item and we are still getting the hang of it. We appreciate your kind words and hope we have the opportunity to serve you again in the future. Hope your stay in...More

Reviewed June 8, 2017 via mobile

Took family of 4 here and received a lot of ice cream for $25, probably too much after a day of lobster. Good flavors and selection. Order smaller unless you are really hungry. Milk the cow out front.More

Thank wildryd
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded June 10, 2017

Thank you visiting with us. I am particularly pleased to hear you speak of our sizing especially coming on the comments about price in the review immediately preceding yours. We try to be sensitive to both budgets and waistlines by balancing cost with quantity and...More

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2233
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Description
Home of religiously good ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, sherbet and italian ice. Our dairy ingredients are from Maine cows and our ice cream products are made right here in "Heaven"
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