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1033 Virginia Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21740-7227
+1 301-797-5422
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Hagerstown, Maryland
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Big Dipper is a small ice cream parlor with a HUGE menu. You can get any combination of ice cream flavors, shakes, or sundaes you can imagine. They even have no sugar added ice for those who have to watch their sugar intake.

Thank Jim M
Hagerstown, Maryland
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Best ice cream in town, large selection, great shakes and cones. Go every week. A few tables inside and more outside, could use a few umbrellas on the outside tables.

Thank Frances P
Hagerstown, Maryland
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My family of 4 stopped by with another friend and his family of 3. We were the only people there. My family ordered 1st and the girl helping us struggled to complete the order. We ordered one thing at a time and she had to ask me 3 times which flavor I wanted. She rang us up and I asked... More 

Thank Alongfourtheride
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Found this on a whim... Google sent us. So many great flavors, you could go here every day. Won't break the bank. If I had one critique - I would love a visible board with the ice cream flavors!

Thank HandyMandy14
Frederick, Maryland
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30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

We found this place by accident. The staff was very nice and efficient. The ice cream was served in nice portions and everything was prepared as expected.

Thank stevef622015
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100 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

They serve Hershey ice cream, lots of flavors. I got red raspberry with chocolate, very good. It not going to be the most amazing ever but it's also half the price of the big creamery stores.

Thank jmbb80
Hedgesville, West Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

I haven't been here in awhile, but back when I lived in Hagerstown, my wife and I went every few weeks in the summer. I remember there being a huge selection of hand-dipped flavors and that I always got a waffle cone. There is plenty of outdoor seating at picnic tables and it makes for a nice "go-to" ice-cream spot.

Thank Eric J
sterling, va
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2015

If you like ice cream this is the place to get it in Hagerstown. My wife and I were just out in the area driving around and sort of looking for an ice cream place when we stumbled upon The Big Dipper. It has plenty of variety in ice cream. They also have the soft serve ice cream in which... More 

Thank hallrk
Baltimore, Maryland
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2012

The big dipper serves hershey ice, in addition to soft served. Serves many sundaes, milk shakes, italian ice flavors in addition to different types of cones I never seen before. Taste great, large variety of ice cream products for a good price. Must try ice cream place!

Thank A K
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012 via mobile

Its always busy in the summer and for good reason! But it's well worth the wait. The ice cream is delicious and the servings are huge. The kid-size was big enough for me--I don't think I could have finished the small. I loved that they had a variety of frozen Greek yogurt as well. I had real chunks of strawberries... More 

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  • Address: 1033 Virginia Ave, Hagerstown, MD 21740-7227
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-797-5422
(301) 797-5422

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