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Brennan's Big Chill

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232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
+1 570-387-1988
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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59 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This place reopens on Groundhog Day, and I'm happy they did. We were in Bloomsburg for a short visit and decided to stop here for our ice cream fix. Had the peanut butter ripple and the peanut butter with brownies in a waffle cone - yummy! My brother had the cookies and cream made with real Oreos. He said it... More 

Thank Sharon V
Danville, United States
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great selection of flavors, wonderfully creamy and tasty, with a home-made feel. Very courteous service, and extremely clean facility. A must for ice cream lovers

Thank Bertrand B
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

There are so many delicious ice cream flavors to choose from, why only settle for one?! I love Brennan's cotton candy and I'm definitely coming back for more!

Thank emmseaamaee
Berwick, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The Big Chill has the best ice cream around by far. They make it all themselves and I have never had a flavor I didn't like. My favorites are creme brûlée and Joe Black.

Thank Erika K
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

I have visited this recently in search of an ice cream, they have some good options. The one I ordered was OK, there is nothing so special about this but then it is the only one of its kind available in the town.

2 Thank savorjo
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I don't love ice cream, but one of my favorite things to do in the summer is to walk to "the cow" after dinner and get ice cream. It is homemade good quality stuff and the staff is very friendly. Is it pricier than say dairy queen? Yes! That's because it is better and worth it. They have a ton... More 

Thank Meredith T
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The always changing special flavors along with the regulars are always fantastic. The best you will eat!

Thank DKG1949
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was ok ice cream-guess they'd just opened for the season-so the selection was a bit weak-had the chocolate-very sweet-but not too firm. The counter person was very nice.

Thank Adrienne R
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Brennan's is one of the best ice cream places around! My family and I love that the switch up their flavors every week! The flavors are the best! When my daughter was little her Girl Scout troop took a field trip to the Big Chill they showed them how they made the ice cream! My daughter loves how they make... More 

Thank Meg7197
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016

What are the chances that we'd happen upon this place for an ice cream stop between New Hampshire and Kansas City?!! Well, I'm glad we did! The ice cream was rich and creamy. We tried lots of the flavors among the 4 of us, and they were all great! The pretzel cone was new to me, and I liked it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 3 - USD 15
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Iron St., Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bloomsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 570-387-1988
Have you seen the cow?
If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what we call "Handmade Excitement". Established in 2004, the concept was to provide our customers with a new handmade ice cream experience with every visit. Our atmosphere brings back or establishes new memories for everyone that walks through the door. You will find an enthusiastic staff of well-trained employees. All of our ice cream is made on the premises using only the finest ingredients with most of the flavors being all natural. We offer over 200 flavors of ice cream from our own recipes, some of which you will find nowhere else. There are 42 flavors displayed which are rotated on a daily basis. We specialize in making Banana Splits, Sundaes, milkshakes, frozen coffee and fruit drinks.Anyone can sell ice cream and desserts but at Brennan's Big Chill we sell "Handmade Excitement"
Open from Groundhogs Day (Feb.2) To just before Thanksgiving

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?