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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

7 Firefly Ln, Off Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
(207) 801-4007
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (326 reviews)
“sorbet” (33 reviews)
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7 Firefly Ln, Off Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
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Reviewed yesterday

I am not an ice cream person. Now give me pie or cake and I'm really happy. But I tried the Vietnamese coffee ice cream after hearing an older lady say she needed another dish. Now you don't hear that too often from older ladies....More

Thank luvthecarribean!
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were certainly not disappointed with our first visit here this week. I had 1 scoop each of basil & vanilla bean ice cream, after tasting a few others as well. My husband had lemon-mint + strawberry sorbet. We loved it all!

Thank all4lovey65
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many flavors. We tried 4. All amazing and rich and creamy. Cinnamon and Cardamon, Viennese Coffee, Peanut butter, chocolate.

Thank nancymQ7582EO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time I come to Bar Harbor, I have to have this ice cream. It is so creamy and flavorful. I don't even try any of the other ice cream places anymore. Their flavors are different, although this time I had a double - vanilla...More

Thank Susan V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fig ice cream was amazing! I'm not even a huge ice cream fan but this was something special. Then we went back for "lunch" and I had the buttermilk mint OMG and then I tried the peanut butter salty/sweet. It was so good I...More

Thank theW'sNj
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The flavors are very creative. While a bit expensive, the flavors and quality are worth it. Try the ginger ice cream. Spicy and creamy.

Thank tbev576
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only great ice cream, this is the home of crazy flavors. Probably modeled after the "Ben & Jerry's" naming craze, this company has the strangest ice cream flavors we have ever seen. Things like "Bay of Figs" fig flavored ice cream with large pieces...More

Thank Joel W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Don't stop at the corner! Instead, walk up to the park and sample truly great ice cream and sorbets. The flavors are inventive and original, the slightly-wicked names of the delightful treats are an amusing prelude to the experience waiting inside. Mixtures are advisable, since...More

Thank r0bert07
Reviewed 17 August 2017

They let you taste all of the flavors so be sure to do your "research". Took a pint home for later of the Blueberry basil. Maybe the best ice cream ever.

Thank efcmitchell
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! Don't miss this place! Unique and not so unique flavors, but all so good! Root beer ice cream was fab as was the Vienna coffee milkshake!! Do try!

Thank NYC2VT
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 10:00
12:00 - 10:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Firefly Ln, Off Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: (207) 801-4007
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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream makes handmade artisanal ice cream and sorbets in Bar Harbor and Portland, Maine. We have been named one of the top ice cream shops by Food and Wine.
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