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Big Dipper Ice Cream

631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
+1 406-543-5722
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“big dipper” (119 reviews)
“ice cream” (238 reviews)
“waffle cone” (20 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I try and stop for ice cream wherever I travel. Big Dipper was pretty good. Decent crowd on a very hot summer day. Prices was comparable to other places across the midwest, where I come from.

Thank Keith V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ice Cream done right! With 20+ flavors and many other underrated deserts you need to go. Try the Starship sundae!

Thank Chad l
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Such a great little ice cream shop. Visited her twice on our trip. Everything we trip was spectacular!!

Thank dkmarco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In Korea, we were told that we had to visit this place and that they had the best ice cream in the world. Sadly, I disagree. The ice cream wasn't bad and the waffle cone was good. Our family each tried a different flavor and...More

Thank Keri N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious ice cream ,do I need to say more nope! Would love for the line to be shorter 😌Located on the Hipstrip in the heat of Missoula, close to University of Montana and Rockin Rudy's and several great music venues.

Thank theresacW2266FH
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

wonderful ice cream. once you get here and see the lines of people waiting, you'll know why this place is so popular

Thank Stephan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Long wait, however the ice cream is worth it. Best Place in Missoula or possible the US for ice cream.

Thank Cindy D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say about this place? "Line up, and get the best ice cream in western Montana!" It's a Zootown institution. Lots of good ice cream choices/flavors. Some parking, several picnic tables available on site. Friendly young girl staff. If you're in Missoula in...More

Thank SCOsprey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best ice cream in Missoula. Maybe even in the world! The Big Dipper has a long line of people most summer nights for good reason... their ice cream is awesome. I highly recommend it!

Thank 8Tony
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After my daughter researched the best ice cream in Montana and Big Dipper came up, we decided to stop by on our way through town. It was about 100 degrees outside, so ice cream sounded like a good call. I am glad we stopped -...More

Thank DoudlasKS415
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-5722
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