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Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium

66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
+1 207-288-3281
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“fudge” (78 reviews)
“waffle cone” (17 reviews)
“truffle” (19 reviews)
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10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a busy place, especially when the cruise ships come in. The wait staff is very nice and extremely helpful. They advertised that they had Lobster ice cream back. Tried a sample of it but wasn't impressed. Had the pistachio ice cream and it...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

The long line is probably just because of their location on Main St. Couldn't tell what flavors they had available until we got to the cashier, and then we were yelled at - "keep moving !!". We took a few minutes to look over the...More

Thank Steve R
Roy G, Manager at Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

We're sorry for your negative experience. Unfortunately, due to the volume of customers and the physical layout of the building, we have to ensure the queue continues to progress as quickly as possible. Our employees are expected to have people continue moving, but in a...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

The shop had very good dark chocolate almond bark but not so good chocolate peanut butter fudge. An other time I've had chocolate peanut butter fudge, it's chocolate fudge with a layer of peanut butter fudge. This was just chocolate fudge with peanut butter spread...More

Thank David P
Roy G, Manager at Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

We're sorry the Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge didn't live up to your expectations. There actually is peanut butter mixed into the chocolate fudge as well. The peanut butter on top, while certainly there to add more peanut butter flavor, is also there for decoration. Invevitably,...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

Big ice cream people! This is for serious ice cream eaters (like me!). It was super good, tasty, delicious. Well it was ice cream, but creamy goodness. Not sure how to tell you how much I liked it, can you tell? go there, get your...More

Thank pspoker
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We tried other ice creams in Bar Harbor but this one was the best. Chocolate ice cream was to die for, so was the blueberry flavor. The line moves fast and it gives you time to choose from all the available flavors. Definitely will return.

Thank TRyana
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Came for the chocolate--picked out a lot of eclectic flavors of truffles and candy. All of them delicious. Ana, the server was fast and patient with all of my choices.

Thank Anna V
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Best homemade ice cream in the village. Huge selection of tasty flavors and good value for the money

Thank rebskipper
Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is a great place to enjoy something cold on a warm afternoon stroll and take a picture with a Maine Lobster lol

Thank Julia K
Reviewed 22 September 2017

I asked the receptionist at our hotel the best place for Blueberry ice cream on Main Street. Without hesitation he said Ben and Bill's. The blueberry ice cream was rich, creamy, and full of blueberries.

Thank CTTraveler62
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Walk over here after dinner for dessert. They have everything. Chocolates, candies and tons of ice cream. Be prepared when you order ice cream that a "scoop" is really 3 scoops. It's a massive amount and very good. Enjoy!

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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3281
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