We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Big Dipper

2049 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
Website
Share
Save
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“waffle cone” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (86 reviews)
“cobbler” (21 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
American
PRICE
$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2049 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (173)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 173 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Waffle cones were huge. Lots of things to look at and buy. You can sit inside or out. The staff is friendly and the ice cream is great

Thank SonnyHarley2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in here three days in a row on our visit to Eureka Springs. The owner told us about many interesting things to do and see in the area. Stopped on our last night in town and he was closed. Knocked on the door...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed March 23, 2018

Quaint little shop if you have a craving. Seemed to be a father/daughter served us. Great ice cream and other treats.

Thank Colene M
Reviewed January 4, 2018

We all love Ice Cream, this is the Best of the Best !! Never disappointed at the Big Dipper! Try the Lemon Icebox Pie Ice Cream, if your a lemon lover.

Thank Bev W
Reviewed November 13, 2017

We were able to stop in for dessert when most places were closed, bout 8pm- on a FRIDAY. We enjoyed HOMEMADE blackberry cobbler and hot fudge cake with Blue bell brand ice cream and all the toppings! The staff was very accommodating, friendly and appreciative...More

Thank Mis06
Reviewed October 11, 2017

The staff was super friendly and had lots of patience when I couldn't decide on which flavors to try! They have a big variety of some great flavors like strawberry shortcake, apple dumpling, salted caramel and many of the classics. They also had some delicious...More

Thank Bobbie G
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Stopped after lunch for a cone with friends. Many choices of quality ice cream. Ice cream was good but back door was open and either you can smell smoke from the tobacco shop next door or the employees were standing in the door smoking because...More

Thank REEJJE
Reviewed October 2, 2017

The owner had closed and was leaving when we approached the front door. He gladly opened and served my group of seven guys. Not only was he a pleasure to talk to, but the veterans in my group got their ice cream for free. Don't...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed September 11, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by after Passion Play before crowd hit. I had the blackberry cobbler with dip of vanilla ice cream 😍 it was awesome. They offered a variety of ice cream choices as well as a few cobblers and apple dumplings which looked yummy as well....More

Thank Karen_0474745
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Kids loved the ice cream shop and enjoyed getting to stop in for a sweet treat. The flavors to chose from was awesome

Thank Pahos T
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 35 hotels in Eureka Springs
Alpine Lodge
30 reviews
.06 km away
The Trails Inn
617 reviews
.13 km away
Edelweiss Inn
303 reviews
.22 km away
Econo Lodge
180 reviews
.23 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Cafe Amore
1,854 reviews
.21 km away
The Sweet n Savory Cafe
307 reviews
.26 km away
Thai House Restaurant
348 reviews
.12 km away
Nearby Attractions
Eureka Springs Transit
31 reviews
1.20 km away
Eureka Springs Historical Museum
118 reviews
1.30 km away
The Barn Shoppes
16 reviews
.32 km away
Carry Nation Home (Hatchet Hall)
8 reviews
1.13 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Mree2014
September 27, 2016|
Answer
Response from dmmoore303 | Reviewed this property |
The Big Dipper's Facebook page showed that they have closed for the 2016 season. I believe they have a couple of sugar-free flavors, but I have no way to verify it with them at this time.
0
Votes
marlenelillie
August 23, 2015|
Answer
Response from Anna H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know exactly, but they are still open after the passion play is over.
2
Votes
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing
;