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“Not worth the long wait in line”

Big Dipper Ice Cream
Ranked #1 of 12 Dessert in Missoula
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours
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Dining options: After-hours
Reviewed 22 July 2014

I was a bit disappointed about the ice cream after seeing (and waiting in) a long line. The portions are generous, and the waffle cone was good. But, I found the ice cream to be average and pricey. I am partial to Cincinnati's Graeter's Ice Cream and haven't found anything to beat it, yet.

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Reviewed 18 July 2014

LOVE the huckleberry ice cream! A pleasant young woman waited on us. We weren't here in the evening when the joint might be hopping like in the pictures.

Thank Sarah O
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Reviewed 16 July 2014 via mobile

We saw " Big Dipper's on Trip Advisor and thought it was rated so good that we would try it. We were amazed at the long wait line but we waited! We both ordered the Huckleberry flavor one scoop plain cone which was a large serving and fresh cone! We thought it was very good but compared to Ohio "Handles" homemade ice cream it was less creamy and more icy and needed more flavor and would be better with fresh huckleberries added like others we have had in Montana! We would try again and recommend !

Thank Wanda F
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Reviewed 3 July 2014

The homemade waffle cone is amazing! I had the plain strawberry ice cream (just to test the water) & it was delicious! Rich in flavor & it doesn't taste like ice cream you could buy in the freezer aisle at a grocery store!

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Thank TheEarthBender
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Reviewed 30 June 2014

We stayed overnight in Missoula and were so lucky to happen upon the Big Dipper. Great old-time ice cream stand with young, hard-working and very nice employees, and super ice cream. There was a long line, but they had three windows open, and the line moved fast. Had a small hot fudge sundae--plenty big, lots of fudge, great ice cream--who could ask for more? Plenty of outside seating, too. Obviously an institution in Missoula, based on the crowds.

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Thank ArlettaC
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