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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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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
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Reviewed July 6, 2017

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 July 8, 2017

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 July 5, 2017

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 July 8, 2017

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 June 30, 2017

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 July 3, 2017

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 June 28, 2017 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 June 29, 2017

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 June 25, 2017

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 June 27, 2017

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

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Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2017

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

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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

Reviewed May 30, 2017

The ice cream is good but the price is high. The blueberry cheese cake was the big willer with our familyMore

Thank CEPW
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2017

Thank you for joining us in "Heaven". We appreciate your visit. One of the things about ice cream is the impact wide variations in butterfat, air and ingredient quality have on price. I struggle with pricing every spring, This season, it was an especially difficult...More

Reviewed May 29, 2017 via mobile

Creamy, wonderful ice cream. The Maine blueberry ice cream is very good. Huge generous scoops, 2 scoops is a dinner sized portion. Many interesting sundae combinations. All 4 of us loved our ice cream treats. Highly recommended.

Thank Kipp O
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2017

Thank you for visiting with us and sharing your experience. You have set the bar pretty high for us as we start our 10th season. We look forward to a future visit. Bob

Reviewed March 27, 2017

I am a server at Mainely Meat next door, and I often found myself wondering over to Bob's side of the building to grab myself a nice sweet treat. The ice cream is so good, you cannot beat it.

Thank Marina J
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded April 1, 2017

Thank you. I'll overlook your bias and bow to your honesty! Almost time for us to crank up the machines!

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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, Accepts Credit Cards
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Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
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
We are now Closed for the 2017 Season and look forward to serving you in 2018. Reopening May 2018. Home of religiously good ice cream, non dairy, frozen yogurt, ices, sherbets and sorbets all made right here in "Heaven".
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