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“Hometown Favorite”

Big Dipper Ice Cream Parlor
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Dunkirk
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Buffalo, New York
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Hometown Favorite”
Reviewed December 31, 2011

This is a hometown favorite! Everyone loves it. The ice cream is homemade, the sizes are pretty good depending on who serves it and the prices are cheap enough that you can make it a nice weekly treat. Lots of different flavors of ice cream, low-fat yogurt, milkshakes, and other sweets. Lots of different specialy ice creams like sundaes and banana splits!

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English first
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
“Variety is the keyword!”
Reviewed March 30, 2010

okay ice cream, but good variety....best thing about them? the local flavor and atmosphere.
kids, oldies of the neighborhood wait for this seasonal store to open in the spring. its nice to be there every now and then. they have healthy options too in frozen yogurt : )

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Vienna, Virginia
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250 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 453 helpful votes
“In business for 40 years +”
Reviewed August 13, 2009

I was visiting a friend in her childhood town of Dunkirk. She insisted we go and get ice cream in the very same parlor she loved as a child. Just delicious! I had the best scoop of Rocky Road I have had in ages. The scoop was huge! They advertise always having 32 flavors of hard ice cream, 5 flavors of soft custard and 3 flavors of frozen yogurt. They are open everyday, 1130AM to 1000PM. Plenty of seating. As my friend said…’sometimes it is as good as you remember’…

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