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CJ's Big Dipper

150 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1869
+1 207-288-2128
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Great ice cream!

Great location, easy ordering process, very fast service, great variety and great pricing for... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2016
Pittsburgh PA
Cute town appeal.

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

Reviewed 10 September 2016
via mobile
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150 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1869
+1 207-288-2128
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Great location, easy ordering process, very fast service, great variety and great pricing for downtown Bar Harbor. My boyfriend and I both got small waffle cones which were just over $5 each for a large amount with huge chunks...I had whoopie pie and my BF...More

Thank camoang
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank Clickchicky
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 9 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...More

Thank MsMNyc
Reviewed 9 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.

Thank charlabelle
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...More

Thank Linda R
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...More

Thank TravelerofNJ
Reviewed 28 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...More

Thank C D M
Reviewed 26 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...More

Thank PDXPAT80
Reviewed 25 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.

Thank Momof2NewJersey
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Who is the owner?? I went in the other day with my dad for his birthday, and he was yelled at by someone who worked there because he asked how much he should pay. The guy responded "BACK OFF", and my dad was extremely startled. He said he didn't mean to be offensive he just didn't know how much to pay, and the guys behind the counter responded (or yelled), "BACK OFF, he's just trying to do his job." My dad paid the money and said, "keep your ice cream. I've never been treated this rude." The guy yelled at us as we walked outside, and earlier I heard him yelling at a little kid "Patience is a virtue!" It was actually unbelievable. I don't know if that was the owner, but if the owner knows about this and keeps that guy around, I have little faith in humanity. I look at CJ's completely different now, and I hope they realize how many family vacations and birthdays they probably ruin daily with their rude behavior.
22 July 2015|
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