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Big Dipper

2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“waffle cone” (20 reviews)
“ice cream” (86 reviews)
“cobbler” (21 reviews)
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2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were able to stop in for dessert when most places were closed, bout 8pm- on a FRIDAY. We enjoyed HOMEMADE blackberry cobbler and hot fudge cake with Blue bell brand ice cream and all the toppings! The staff was very accommodating, friendly and appreciative...More

Thank Mis06
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The staff was super friendly and had lots of patience when I couldn't decide on which flavors to try! They have a big variety of some great flavors like strawberry shortcake, apple dumpling, salted caramel and many of the classics. They also had some delicious...More

Thank Bobbie G
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped after lunch for a cone with friends. Many choices of quality ice cream. Ice cream was good but back door was open and either you can smell smoke from the tobacco shop next door or the employees were standing in the door smoking because...More

Thank REEJJE
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The owner had closed and was leaving when we approached the front door. He gladly opened and served my group of seven guys. Not only was he a pleasure to talk to, but the veterans in my group got their ice cream for free. Don't...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after Passion Play before crowd hit. I had the blackberry cobbler with dip of vanilla ice cream 😍 it was awesome. They offered a variety of ice cream choices as well as a few cobblers and apple dumplings which looked yummy as well....More

Thank Karen_0474745
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Kids loved the ice cream shop and enjoyed getting to stop in for a sweet treat. The flavors to chose from was awesome

Thank Pahos T
Reviewed 7 August 2017

When they say Big Dipper they are not kidding. Their ice cream was amazing and the servings were huge. The people and atmosphere were nice and even though we came as a large group the people always took the time to answer all our questions...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Clean, friendly, and delicious ice cream choices. Home made waffle cone was worth the money. We had ice cream in bowl and waffle cone, malt, and root beer float and no one was disappointed.

Thank Cameron H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

They aren't called the "Big Dipper" for nothing. One scoop is huge and definitely more than enough. My daughter and I grabbed ice cream for all 4 of us, got us each 2 scoops and we could only eat half and froze the rest for...More

Thank Charity W
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Banana split was awesome! Girl working behind counter was super nice. The only down side is they ONLY take cash.

Thank Caila M
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Mree2014
27 September 2016|
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Response from dmmoore303 | Reviewed this property |
The Big Dipper's Facebook page showed that they have closed for the 2016 season. I believe they have a couple of sugar-free flavors, but I have no way to verify it with them at this time.
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marlenelillie
24 August 2015|
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Response from Anna H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know exactly, but they are still open after the passion play is over.
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479 253
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