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2049 E van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
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65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We accidentally stumbled upon this little gem on our trip. This is one of the best ice cream places we have been to. The people behind the counter were THE BEST! Wonderful suggestions (I couldn't make up my mind), samples for the kiddos, and REALLY big portions. The prices are pretty steep, but they do NOT mess around with their... More 

Thank MaryAnn H
Eureka Springs, Arkansas
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Good quality ice cream and nice selection, but nothing too special. Nothing to write home about especially considering the cost for 3 single dip cones. It's high!

Thank WildPlum3
St. Clair, MO
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very nice and great ice cream. The atmosphere was nice and calm. Would recommend to a friend. Will return!

Thank hubbard731
Shawnee, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This is a relaxed old fashion ice cream shop. Simple or fancy the choice is yours. First time I've ever had a dipped waffle cone. Yes, the cone was dipped, not the ice cream. Gene is a really nice guy.

Thank Elsie C
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place is super good. The ice cream is Blue Bell, I'm from Texas so you know, Blue Bell is our thing. But what really makes this place is the cobbler and dumplings. OH MY GOSH.... SO GOOD. They warm up the cobbler/apple dumpling and you can get ice cream on it, but really why would you not get the... More 

Thank Meagan H
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We both got sundaes and they were to die for! The people working it were so sweet and helpful in deciding what to get!

Thank Khrystin D
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I got a waffle cone with lemon ice box pie ice cream. It was the best ice cream I have ever had. The waffle cone was made in house and it was crisp and sweet, a perfect pair for any ice cream. I will go back before I leave town just for that waffle cone.

Thank Jeffrey G
Goodland, Kansas
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We found this on our trip the Eureka Springs Fell in love with one of the ice cream flavors and had to go back many times. They have a very large selection to choose from

Thank tedy814
Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States
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32 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 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!

Thank Emily F
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312 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

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 

Thank DonkArizona

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Restaurant Details

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