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Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat

369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
+1 207-288-2233
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (22 reviews)
“ice cream” (144 reviews)
“mocha chip” (4 reviews)
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369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ice cream was delicious. The workstaff was very friendly. Bob, is the nicest. I come here every summer, and I go every night, practically, though cannot call myself a patron.

Thank Marly W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun little place with lots of yummy flavors and it is right off the highway towards the top of the island so you don't have to fight the massive crowds in Bar Harbor. They have whoopie pies and blueberry pie (with blueberry ice cream!)...More

Thank CarbonRiver
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for visiting us this summer. I am particularly pleased when our customers recognize our staff. They make it all happen. Yes, Mainely Meat BBQ Dreamwood Hill and Udder Heaven are two separate businesses sharing the space, but we try to do whatever we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had single scoop cups: Maine blueberry for one and chocolate chip for the other. Portions were generous and the price is good, considering the size and quality. I recommend getting chocolate chip topping for the blueberry ice cream; I kept stealing chocolate chips from...More

Thank oldhippiegal
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting with us. My goodness, we have a case of chocolate chips sitting in the refrigerator. If your soles are still in Bar Harbor, perhaps we can soothe your soul. If not thank you again and safe travels. Bob

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ice cream was SO Delicious! I had the butter pecan which was absolutely the best I have ever had. My son and I had the opportunity to talk to the owner who has such an interesting life story about how he retired from his...More

Thank Luv2Trek2017
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for making us a part of your vacation and we are very pleased that you like what we do here. We hope we have the chance to serve you again. Safe travels and be well. bob

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow. Just wow. Had the mocha chip and double chocolate ice cream and it was nothing short of divine. They also offer ice cream making classes for kids, too. Plus, it is across the street from a mini golf place and the loser in your...More

Thank LucyGio
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for joining us in "Heaven". We hope the new road next year brings you back! Safe travels.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the Maine Blueberry ice cream in a waffle cone. The ice cream was very good, butter waffle cone was easily the worst thing I've ever had at an ice cream shop. Thick, hard, and chewy, I can only imagine it being made in...More

Thank I_MOD_I
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry to hear about that. Since all our plain waffles are in fact home made, I can tell from what you describe, that your cone was just not baked long enough. As far as your "overseas", comments, well interestingly in a way you are correct....More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream no doubt. Size of portion varies depending on which server you get which is not good but overall worth it. A double scoop in a waffle cone is $6-7 dollars. Filling and fresh. Leaves you full. Sometimes tough to park as it...More

Thank b w
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us. No doubt there is some variation in appearance depending on who scoops, the cone and the flavor of ice cream. As you might expect as a business owner I would prefer to to see precision. We have shied away...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this restaurant for ice cream several times during our Bar Harbor visit. They have many different flavors of ice cream to pick from & are generous with the scoops. If you get your Ranger Badge from Acadia the children get a free custard....More

Thank Linda S
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for visiting with us and we hope we have the chance to serve you again. I will let our friends at Mainely Meat know of your experience as well. Safe travels. bob

Reviewed 19 August 2017

It was the best, most satisfying ice cream I'd had for quite some time. I ordered three scoops of various delectable flavors that are not available in NJ. The first two scoops were fine. The third scoop was the "problem". By the time I got...More

Thank Saracanon
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Our apologies, yes despite our attempts at prevention, in all honesty it happens. though thankfully very infrequently. All the staff wear hats and long hair is pulled back and tied. Not sure I would have needed the container, just a friendly visit soon after would...More

Reviewed 17 August 2017

Stayed next door at Acadia Pines motel and walked over to Udder Heaven. Excellent ice cream with a very large variety of flavors. Very large portion for a single scoop.

Thank Whitney S
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this reviewResponded 18 August 2017

Thank you very much for allowing us to serve you. We especially appreciate when a customer recognizes our portion sizes are a bit above the norm. Hope you enjoyed your stay in Bar Harbor and hope the new road brings you back again soon. Bob

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
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Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2233
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Description
We are now Closed for the 2017 Season and look forward to serving you in 2018. Reopening May 2018. Home of religiously good ice cream, non dairy, frozen yogurt, ices, sherbets and sorbets all made right here in "Heaven".
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