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6935 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732-3506
+1 607-625-2848
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The barbecue store is next to the ice cream shop. The parking can be a bit challenging due to the busy highway. I normally stop for the pulled pork with two sides. Quality is good price is a bit high.

Thank Jeff R
Endicott, New York
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Super yummy ice cream, tons of flavors, very family (and dog) friendly, great prices, and overall a fun place to go. We drive straight past at least 3 other ice cream places to go to the Big Dipper - unbeatable all the way around!

Thank Sally D
Apalachin, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Great place for ice cream. Big size cones. Service is very good, always busy but they get you in quickly

Thank don f
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

We were in the area halfway between Long Island, NY and Ottawa, ON. My wife's aunt treated us to ice cream. Pass that offer up? Never. The ice cream was scrumptious, and the clerks were generous with the scoops. Lots of flavours to choose from. Be careful how and where you park. It takes patience of an angel to find... More 

Thank E_Ferrell111
Endicott, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

This place has very good flavorful chicken. I get the dark meat special. Sooo happy for this option. The sides are good too. Big portions. The ice cream is great too. I got a peanut butter sundae and it was great. All food is great serving sizes. Have been coming for years and will continue to come.

Thank Mom2JTD3
Elmira, New York
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25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

Very good ice cream. Loved the hot fudge. It was a cold day but still had a line of customers. Good size portions. Next time we're in the area we are going to try their BBQ then have ice cream

Thank anagirl
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114 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is my mom's go-to place for ice cream, and mine when I am visiting. The Best ice cream around. I love soft-serve and they have about 8 different flavors. There's always a line, but it moves quickly because the employees are super-efficient. Huge menu, too--not just ice cream.

Thank KK80439
Apalachin, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

Best place in Binghamton area for ice-cream cones and such. My whole family found this place to be a sweet haven of sweet tastes. Love it.

Thank Hispamela
Apalachin, New York
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Every year, we look forward to the opening of Big Dipper ice cream. It is a family treat not to be missed when traveling Rt 17 in Apalachin, NY. They have an extensive selection of Perry's ice cream flavors, soft ice cream and yogurt. I have yet to try the upside down bannana split. The BBQ next door is a... More 

Thank 13732Tom
Choconut, Pa
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

They have some of the best ice in the area. If you are looking for a great summer treat you should stop by. They have a great blueberry soft ice cream one of my favs.

Thank BrianRach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Fast food
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6935 State Route 434, Apalachin, NY 13732-3506
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  Tioga County  >  Apalachin
  • Phone Number: +1 607-625-2848

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?