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Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat

369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
+1 207-288-2233
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this restaurant for ice cream several times during our Bar Harbor visit. They have many different flavors of ice cream to pick from & are generous with the scoops. If you get your Ranger Badge from Acadia the children get a free custard....More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 4 days ago

It was the best, most satisfying ice cream I'd had for quite some time. I ordered three scoops of various delectable flavors that are not available in NJ. The first two scoops were fine. The third scoop was the "problem". By the time I got...More

Thank Saracanon
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Our apologies, yes despite our attempts at prevention, in all honesty it happens. though thankfully very infrequently. All the staff wear hats and long hair is pulled back and tied. Not sure I would have needed the container, just a friendly visit soon after would...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Stayed next door at Acadia Pines motel and walked over to Udder Heaven. Excellent ice cream with a very large variety of flavors. Very large portion for a single scoop.

Thank Whitney S
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for allowing us to serve you. We especially appreciate when a customer recognizes our portion sizes are a bit above the norm. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Bar Harbor and hope the new road brings you back again soon. Bob

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed across the street so it was an easy quick walk to get an ice cream treat. My husband got a cone and I a cup and the pistachio as well as the blackberry was the creamiest I have ever eaten. It is a silly...More

Thank Judy W
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for being with us this season. Well I guess we can stop thinking about using milk from the cow out front! Although don't tell "Udderella", as she is a bit sensitive depending on her "mood". Safe travels and we hope we have the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My family met with Bob on our second rainy day in a week. Bob, the owner, teaches children and their families about how ice cream is made "from the udder to the scoop". He's as knowledgeable as he is patient. Three boys from 10-13 on...More

Thank hilldailey
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your persistence in setting up a time! It was a very enjoyable afternoon and it was great to meet and work with your family. I will be sure Cathy sees your feedback. She deserves much credit for what goes on around here...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I admit it: we stopped here FOUR TIMES this year and I can't add much to last year's review other than to say this: there are plenty of places on the island that perform well under pressure but let things slide when it's not too...More

Thank JoeQ1971
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

As promised, your review last year was given to all existing employees. This year we included it in our new employee materials and a copy was posted near the daily assignment board. I will follow suit with this year's comments. We hired 5 new angels...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't waste your time waiting in log lines in downtown Bar Harbor. Head out just a few miles to Udder Heaven Ice Cream. They have lots and lots of different choices of flavored. My husband tried the Maine Blueberry and the Maple Walnut. He ordered...More

Thank 1953mimi2015
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being with us in "Heaven". One of our angels hinted that you did indeed return last night! We really appreciate the fact that you recognize the quality, serving size and price correlation. Enjoy the rest of your stay and we hope to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying at Bar Harbor Campground and this was very easy walk from our camp site. Excellent ice cream and a fabulous small doggie bowl filled with lain vanilla with dog bones. They had us hooked.More

Thank ladyme1
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting "Heaven" this summer and we appreciate your feedback very much. As you know the road to "Heaven" is often filled with detours.... but this year that takes on a whole new meaning. Safe travels and a happy return home and then...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been to Bar Harbor 3 times and each time we have managed to stop at Udder Heaven for ice cream at least once (usually after playing mini-golf across the street). The ice cream is delicious and they give you a large amount for...More

Thank rockwood13
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for being with us this year. As you know it has been a rather "interesting" summer with the road out front so we are very grateful for having the opportunity to serve you. Hope we can make it 4 visits some time. Bob

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just got the blueberry pie! Absolutely the best blueberry pie we have ever had! The ice cream looked wonderful, but we didn't get any. :( Everyone that was eating ice cream was smiling and happy! This is a happy place!

Thank Markoshannon
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for joining us and making Udder Heaven a part of your vacation. We hope we have the chance to put a smile on your face again. Bob

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2233
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Description
Home of religiously good ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, sherbet and italian ice. Our dairy ingredients are from Maine cows and our ice cream products are made right here in "Heaven"
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