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Big Dipper Ice Cream

631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-5722
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big dipper” (132 reviews)
“ice cream” (274 reviews)
“waffle cone” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 10:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Reasonable prices for delicious ice cream! There are about 15 different flavors available at any time. Note that there is no indoor seating, in case you go in the cold autumn like we did. But we sat in our car on this 35-degree day and...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by Big Dipper for a treat after dinner. Large menu, settled on chocolate/vanilla hot fudge sundae. Outstanding! Came in a nice plastic boat/trough to help keep the ice cream and fudge contained. Had to share to keep from going into sugar shock coma!

Thank S F
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is where the locals go to get great ice cream. my have to wait in lie for a few minutes, but you won't be disappointed!!

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So I must say Big Dipper is worth screaming about! I adore the walk up and order atmosphere. The line can get quite long but everyone respectfully and patiently waits their turn. You are greeted at the window with a friendly face where they work...More

Thank jasmine050817
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have never had a bad scoop of Ice Cream and all my friend that where there also agree with me. At this Best Ice Cream place in Missoula, Montana

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Dipper has the most delicious home made ice cream. They have a wonderful, unique choice of flavors . Absolutely fresh, exciting and yummy. A must visit.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love their ice cream, especially the Maple Nut. It is usually very crowded with a long line on a hot day. We visited on a cooler day and received our order right away. We like the outside tables and watching the traffic go by.

Thank tj113
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You won’t be able find the best flavor of ice cream you want. They have a long list of good ice cream. You will be surprise if you said MMMMM Good!

Thank johngB1988SU
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a spiced apple sorbet that had a hint of lime flavor and very subtle cinnamon flavor. I thought my days of going to the Big Dipper were over until my UM student told me about their vegan option they usually have. I really...More

Thank RJA_SD_1964
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This ice cream is so creamy and full of flavor. We couldn't decide on just one flavor for a single scoop after lunch, so we both had half scoops of two different flavors. Mexican Chocolate with Pumpkin Biscoff and Cardamom with Espresso Heath were all...More

Thank SkinnyDippen
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-5722
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