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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

7 Firefly Ln, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
+1 207-801-4007
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (342 reviews)
“sorbet” (33 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options
7 Firefly Ln, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

The flavors are very creative. While a bit expensive, the flavors and quality are worth it. Try the ginger ice cream. Spicy and creamy.

Thank tbev576
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Not only great ice cream, this is the home of crazy flavors. Probably modeled after the "Ben & Jerry's" naming craze, this company has the strangest ice cream flavors we have ever seen. Things like "Bay of Figs" fig flavored ice cream with large pieces...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Don't stop at the corner! Instead, walk up to the park and sample truly great ice cream and sorbets. The flavors are inventive and original, the slightly-wicked names of the delightful treats are an amusing prelude to the experience waiting inside. Mixtures are advisable, since...More

Thank r0bert07
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They let you taste all of the flavors so be sure to do your "research". Took a pint home for later of the Blueberry basil. Maybe the best ice cream ever.

Thank efcmitchell
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Don't miss this place! Unique and not so unique flavors, but all so good! Root beer ice cream was fab as was the Vienna coffee milkshake!! Do try!

Thank NYC2VT
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Sooooooo good worth the trip. All the flavors were amazing it won't disappoint. Especially the coffee

Thank Awsomeinc
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Wanted desert and found this ice cream shop. Very difficult to find parking as town was jammed with tourists but once parked, service was relatively quickly with several employees serving. Prices reasonable and quality ice cream.

1  Thank Kim S
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We plan our meals to be sure to get here before they close each night. They have great and highly unique flavors. I loved their peanut butter on my last trip and combined it with a different companion each night -- chili chocolate (when at...More

Thank blipman
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Thank goodness the staff at Mount Desert Island Ice Cream are generous with the samples - it's hard to choose between so many choices! Traditional favorites like vanilla are well done. Off beat new selections like basil are equally (and surprisingly) good as well. This...More

Thank lupaglupa
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Love all of the flavors! They had really, good ice cream. My purest daughter and her dog had Vanilla and I had Sea Salt Camel. It was amazing tasting! Everyone was happy!

Thank AnneWestChester_PA
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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
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Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Firefly Ln, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-801-4007
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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream makes handmade artisanal ice cream and sorbets in Bar Harbor and Portland, Maine. We have been named one of the top ice cream shops by Food and Wine. Mount Desert Island Ice Cream is closed for the season until spring 2018.
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