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Brennan's Big Chill

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232 Iron St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
+1 570-387-1988
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12:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon 12:00 - 20:00
Tue - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't love ice cream, but one of my favorite things to do in the summer is to walk to "the cow" after dinner and get ice cream. It is homemade good quality stuff and the staff is very friendly. Is it pricier than say dairy queen? Yes! That's because it is better and worth it. They have a ton... More 

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Thank Meredith T
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

The always changing special flavors along with the regulars are always fantastic. The best you will eat!

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Thank DKG1949
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

It was ok ice cream-guess they'd just opened for the season-so the selection was a bit weak-had the chocolate-very sweet-but not too firm. The counter person was very nice.

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Thank Adrienne R
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Brennan's is one of the best ice cream places around! My family and I love that the switch up their flavors every week! The flavors are the best! When my daughter was little her Girl Scout troop took a field trip to the Big Chill they showed them how they made the ice cream! My daughter loves how they make... More 

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Thank Meg7197
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

What are the chances that we'd happen upon this place for an ice cream stop between New Hampshire and Kansas City?!! Well, I'm glad we did! The ice cream was rich and creamy. We tried lots of the flavors among the 4 of us, and they were all great! The pretzel cone was new to me, and I liked it... More 

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Sharon, Connecticut
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243 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We had several flavors, and the chunks of peanut butter, and chocolate chips, etc. were wonderful & flavorful. Wish this ice cream store was closer to where we live. Highly recommend making the effort if you are in Bloomsburg, PA.

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Thank Bruce C
Bloomsburg
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Good ice cream. Good amount of flavors. Our grandchildren like it. Might be a little pricey for some. Nice servers.

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Thank 350janicel
Hamilton, New Jersey
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Good ice cream, friendly service. They offer a wide variety of flavor options, including several toppings and different types of cones.

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Thank Annette P
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Great selection of ice cream, frozen yogurt and ices. New, interesting flavors added on a regular basis. Good service, good prices. Yum!

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Thank bwilc0x
Benton, PA
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

We love The Big Chill, the people are always friendly and they remember us. We only get in a few times a year but they are always happy to see us and their selection of ice cream and the quality is unsurpassed. It's a great place to visit anytime, but especially on a hot summer day. Watch for the big... More 

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Thank cathybeckBenton_PA

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$15
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 232 Iron St, Bloomsburg, PA 17815-1803
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Bloomsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 570-387-1988
Description
Have you seen the cow?
If the answer is yes, you've probably enjoyed what we call "Handmade Excitement". Established in 2004, the concept was to provide our customers with a new handmade ice cream experience with every visit. Our atmosphere brings back or establishes new memories for everyone that walks through the door. You will find an enthusiastic staff of well-trained employees. All of our ice cream is made on the premises using only the finest ingredients with most of the flavors being all natural. We offer over 200 flavors of ice cream from our own recipes, some of which you will find nowhere else. There are 42 flavors displayed which are rotated on a daily basis. We specialize in making Banana Splits, Sundaes, milkshakes, frozen coffee and fruit drinks.Anyone can sell ice cream and desserts but at Brennan's Big Chill we sell "Handmade Excitement"
Open from Groundhogs Day (Feb.2) To just before Thanksgiving

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?