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“Preferred MDI Ice Cream ”

Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium
Ranked #2 of 13 Dessert in Bar Harbor
Certificate of Excellence
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Charleston, Illinois
Level 5 Contributor
66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Preferred MDI Ice Cream ”
Reviewed July 3, 2014 via mobile

We went to both places for ice cream on our stay in and I preferred MDI. These guys had a ton of flavors but service was chaotic and we kept getting yelled at by someone across the counter to move down. It was hard to see what flavors they had because we were lined up along the case but were waited on before we even got to the case so we really didn't get to look and just ordered based on names. I didn't get the two flavors I asked for - just a giant scoop of one. The ice cream was good but we were there mid June before the peak of the season so I can't imagine what it is like now.

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New Sweden, Maine
Level 6 Contributor
113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Amazing choices”
Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

Ben and Bill's is a must stop when visiting Bar Harbor. In reality, a few less choices would be easier. Free samples are great and the ice cream sizes are good. The cost is high but for a treat - it's special.

Visited June 2014
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Epping, New Hampshire
Level 5 Contributor
48 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Pricey”
Reviewed June 27, 2014

Yes, I know that it's in a tourist town but even with that it was pricier than expected. The ice cream flavors were fun, creative and pretty good.They do have quite the selection of candies to choose from.

  • Visited June 2014
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Richmond, Virginia
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Ice Cream Fun”
Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Great Ice Cream a place to visit to get some of the best ice cream and candy on the island. A little high priced but a great place to bring the family and enjoy the atmosphere.

Visited June 2014
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Alexandria, Pennsylvania
Level 5 Contributor
93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent Ice Cream!”
Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

The blueberry ice cream was excellent! The shop was very crowded, and the staff were a bit testy. There also was very limited seating.

Visited June 2014
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