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Big Dipper Ice Cream

631 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2733
+1 406-543-5722
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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631 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2733
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the ice cream here. Everything is good. Bubble gum is my favorite. I like the huckleberry as well too. They give you generous portions for you money. The lines can be long when it is warm but it is worth the wait.

Thank Monica M
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've never had huckleberry anything before. They look like mini-blueberries. When we stopped into the Big Dipper one hot summer day recently, I decided to give huckleberry ice cream a try. Boy, am I glad I did. It's my new favorite.

Thank Carol W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The purported hype with this place is overwhelming, but the ice cream we felt was average, definitely ok, but not great.

Thank kelly606
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Never had a bad experience at Big Dipper. We love it and frequent it. Dipped cones, regular ice cream, shakes, you name it. All is awesome!!!

Thank kruser350
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dig Dipper ice cream in this rural college town is worth a detour if you are close by and you love ice cream as I do. The flavors are ample and unique. I tried the Huckleberry and it was smooth , creamy and had a...More

Thank Firstcallrs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoy hard ice cream so are always on the lookout for somewhere selling hard ice cream. While we were in Missoula, we came across Big Dipper Ice Cream. They have lots of flavours and serve a good-sized scoop of ice cream. We tried four...More

Thank scottie552
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Adorable walk-up corner shop offering homemade ice cream. The flavor choices are many- We had Mexican Chocolate (tastes like Mexican chocolate mousse), Espresso Heath, Cotton Candy, and Chocolate. There were at least a dozen more to pick from. Plus they have toppings, malts, shakes and...More

Thank PNDmom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Big Dipper Ice Cream has become an institution in Missoula! It doesn't matter if it's summer or winter, there will be a line of people waiting for a chance at the creamy goodness until well into the evening. With new flavors and seasonal favorites, the...More

Thank ShelleyYoung1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best ice cream on the planet! One of the only places I don’t mind waiting in line for. My whole family love this place.

Thank JMann14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is almost always a huge line at this place. Well worth the wait. Ive never had ice cream like it anywhere else.

Thank Katie L
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 631 S Higgins Ave, Missoula, MT 59801-2733
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Missoula
  • Phone Number: +1 406-543-5722
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