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Big Dipper Ice Cream

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631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-5722
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Dakar, Senegal
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Best ice cream in Missoula, the line you will see will back me up. Glad I don't live next door, I would be there everyday.

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Thank jdsticker
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Big dipper is a must see/visit if your travelling to Missoula. Located at the hip strip part of town, this ice cream shop offers authentic flavors that you wouldn't imagine, And they change them up quite frequently. Great prices, great service, and like I mentioned, im never disappointed. Awesome ice cream!

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Thank DaniMTPA
Loomis, WA
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a classic in Missoula. If you like ice cream, do try it! It's locrd right on the main downtown road and near some great shop on what is called "the hip strip". Enjoy!

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Thank MedicineEagle
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the licorice and the salt caramel icecream! world famous! I was at a conference in Florida and met the President of a University in Central America, and when he found out I was from Missoula he told me he LOVES Big Dipper Ice Cream. He was on a visit to UM and stopped there. small world, great icecream

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Thank Mary O
Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Big Dipper! The seating is all outdoor so plan to get it to go if the weather is bad... big Dipper is a local treasure and has a line all summer long! They have classic flavors as well as fun new flavors to try... I can't say it enough, Its AMAZING yumm!!!

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Thank we2russells
Missoula, Montana
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an ice cream place, and the Big Dipper makes some of the best ice cream in the country! There is almost always a line but, in Missoula, Montana, that is as good a time as any to make new friends or catch-up with old ones. The people are friendly and the portions are large and the ice cream... More 

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Thank LeahVanDinther
Missoula, Montana
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The one and only place for delicious ice cream in Missoula. Extensive selection, friendly service, outdoor seating.

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Thank David H
Missoula, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Missoula's go to spot for homeade ice cream. I am a huge fan of the mexican chocolate flavor but it is hard to go wrong with any of their flavors.

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Thank mayphly
Missoula, Montana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No visit to Missoula is complete without a trip to the Big Dipper. All our out of town guests are taken here as they have the BEST ice cream and many flavors to choose from. I love the Mexican Chocolate or Cardamon but of course there I always Montana Huckleberry. In the summer the lines can be really long but... More 

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Thank juje5853
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service is always great and the ice cream is always awesome. They offer a wide variety and have some really cool off the wall flavors.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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: 631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-5722

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?