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2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
479 253
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Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States
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29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A lot of great flavors to choose from, but a tad on the pricey side. I really enjoyed the little shop, very cute!

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Thank Emily F
Arizona
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297 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ice Cream shops near downtown were all closed, so glad they were after discovering this place. The owner was so nice and friendly and offered many suggestions, she treated us like we were long time friends. We were offered several samples to help our decision. Settled on Apple Dumplins with caramel ice cream. What a great treat. Wish we... More 

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Thank DonkArizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Must try this! Shaved ice with strawberry syrup, top it with strawberry ice cream. They made it for me as a special order. On a very hot day, you can enjoy rich creamy ice cream but could be not so cooling and refreshing so have some shaved ice that will really cool you down but may not be creamy melting... More 

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Thank E K
Kansas City, Kansas
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great ice cream; second time we went there. Lots of choices and options for treats. Try the specialty ones

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Thank adeason
Schuyler,
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42 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

My wife and I, with our other couple stopped in and I had the carmel choc. with sea salt, everyone had to taste it, and the others had other flavors, the next day we went in and all had the carmel ice cream. What a ice cream shop, we had a great time with the owner, visiting and what not.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I had read that this was a great ice cream parlour; that they carried sugar free ice cream, and they were across the street from my motel. So, of course, we went there first! The ice cream was good, but the only flavor of sugar free they had was vanilla. (My roommate is diabetic and can only have the sugar... More 

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Thank Mree2014
Wichita, Kansas
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Pleasant staff, cute location on the main drag and nice ice cream selection. The homestyle strawberry is my favorite.

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Thank Dennis M
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16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is a great little shop. I do wish they had more low-fat options and more variety of sherbets. I did get the lemon box on this trip which is such a treat. I would have bought some candy to go had they had some gummie bears. Anyways i'm hard to please in the ice cream department since I'm used... More 

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Thank Ma R
Bartlesville, Oklahoma
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Delicious ice cream given in large scoops. I also enjoyed an apple dumpling that was warm and topped with caramel sauce. The staff was friendly and we had a fun conversation. He even took our picture to place on his Facebook page. A truly "Yummy" experience.

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Thank dmmoore303
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Delicious fresh waffle cones! Handmade with perfection! You'll be missing out if you get it in a cup...or order the "plain factory CAKE CONE"! Great hospitality!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2049 East Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Eureka Springs
  • Phone Number: 479 253

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