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Big Dipper

2049 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
479 253
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“waffle cone” (21 reviews)
“ice cream” (86 reviews)
“cobbler” (21 reviews)
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2049 E Van Buren, Eureka Springs, AR 72632-8807
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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

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
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Questions & Answers
September 27, 2016|
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.
August 23, 2015|
Response from Anna H | Reviewed this property |
Don't know exactly, but they are still open after the passion play is over.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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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