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Big Dipper

2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“waffle cone” (20 reviews)
“ice cream” (83 reviews)
“cobbler” (20 reviews)
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2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by after Passion Play before crowd hit. I had the blackberry cobbler with dip of vanilla ice cream 😍 it was awesome. They offered a variety of ice cream choices as well as a few cobblers and apple dumplings which looked yummy as well....More

Thank Karen_0474745
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Kids loved the ice cream shop and enjoyed getting to stop in for a sweet treat. The flavors to chose from was awesome

Thank Pahos T
Reviewed 7 August 2017

When they say Big Dipper they are not kidding. Their ice cream was amazing and the servings were huge. The people and atmosphere were nice and even though we came as a large group the people always took the time to answer all our questions...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

Clean, friendly, and delicious ice cream choices. Home made waffle cone was worth the money. We had ice cream in bowl and waffle cone, malt, and root beer float and no one was disappointed.

Thank Cameron H
Reviewed 30 July 2017

They aren't called the "Big Dipper" for nothing. One scoop is huge and definitely more than enough. My daughter and I grabbed ice cream for all 4 of us, got us each 2 scoops and we could only eat half and froze the rest for...More

Thank Charity W
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Banana split was awesome! Girl working behind counter was super nice. The only down side is they ONLY take cash.

Thank Caila M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

It's blue bell so it's perfect. :) the cobbler looked amazing but I didn't try it. It's a ginormous scoop for around $3.50. As far as service - this will cost this business. As a small business owner myself, I can tell you the young...More

Thank holly h
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Typical ice cream shop. Not a huge variety but adequate if you have an evening sweet tooth. You get quite a bit more ice cream with two scoops in a cup rather than two scoops in a waffle cone. Be sure to have cash as...More

Thank KDHS1971
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Back at the Big Dipper this time in Eureka. Was delicious as always & very friendly service. Cash Only Sales. :-)))

Thank Eloc1976
Reviewed 12 July 2017

I love the whole old time feel of the ice cream shop. We were greeted with warm smiles and the servings were HUGE.

Thank Junia M
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Questions & Answers
27 September 2016|
Response from dmmoore303 | Reviewed this property |
The Big Dipper's Facebook page showed that they have closed for the 2016 season. I believe they have a couple of sugar-free flavors, but I have no way to verify it with them at this time.
24 August 2015|
Response from Anna H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know exactly, but they are still open after the passion play is over.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479 253
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