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Address: 150 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1869
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+1 207-288-2128
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00

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Great ice cream!

We stopped here after having lunch. There's a good selection of flavors. I had a cup with two scoops and it was delicious. A bit too much ice cream and I couldn't finish! There... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
MsMNyc
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NYC
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103 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Great curbside appeal. Had a good variety of flavors. Ice cream was as good as any ice cream shop. About 6.00.

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Williamsville, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

So many flavors to choose from it takes several minutes to decide. So we have been multiple nights during our trip. Staff is always friendly.

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Thank Lauren D
NYC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We stopped here after having lunch. There's a good selection of flavors. I had a cup with two scoops and it was delicious. A bit too much ice cream and I couldn't finish! There was only one employee working so service was slow but later on, we saw a second employee so hopefully service was faster.

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Derby, Vermont
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Very busy little shop. Try to bring cash. They don't accept credit or debit cards. There is also an ATM in the shop. Good ice cream, many varieties. We paid 8 dollars for 2 small hard serves in cones.

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Thank charlabelle
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

If your down town and need a treat this is good place Cash only does not accept credit cards.Owner was working with staff very pleasant man took time to explain to customer why he doesn't except credit cards.Nice area to sit and watch people go by

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Thank Linda R
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 294 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

In three days and two nights in Bar Harbor to visit Acadia, I believe we had ice cream here three times! I don't remember the flavors we had among the four of us (2 adults and 2 kids), but we tried new flavors with each visit. Line was long our first evening, but the staff move you through the place... More 

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Thank TravelerofNJ
Whippany, New Jersey
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205 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

After being in Bar Harbor for a long weekend this WAS by far the best ice cream we had. Everything being equal equal this is the place to go. There is a line but the owner was thinking when he hired enough people to move the line very quickly. Put this one on the list to go to.

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Thank C D M
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We went to CJ's twice, & both times, altho I sampled something else first, I decided to get a fresh blueberry soft-serve cone. I'm usually a dark chocolate, coffee or salted caramel kinda girl, but this is one of the best ice creams I've ever had! And definitely a fond memory of Maine ~ altho I wish I could get... More 

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New Jersey
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101 reviews
43 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Delicious!!! Lots of flavors to choose from, both hard ice cream and soft serve. Long lines all day long, but they move quickly.

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Thank Momof2NewJersey
Wilmington, MA U
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45 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Every visit my wife and I take to Bar Harbor always includes a stop at CJ's Big Dipper for soft serve or ice cream. They have a great blueberry soft serve and many unique ice cream favors. Stopped at CJ's all three days we visited Bar Harbor. Highly recommend it.

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