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Big Dipper Ice Cream

58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
+1 406-513-1051
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good21%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (91 reviews)
“yellow cake” (8 reviews)
“sorbet” (3 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in after hiking up to Mt. Helena. We got a salted Carmel cone and a Little Dipper sundae. It is very clean and servers are very quick.

Thank Melissa G
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Fun place at the start of the walking mall. Home made ice cream. Friendly service. I love the vanilla (exist me)

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 March 2018

After riding the carousel my daughter, husband and their daughter were treated by me to ice cream. It was a cold snowy day but the ice cream was delicious and we enjoyed the sunshine and outdoor scenery plus the music of the carousel.

Thank wmillerjr
Reviewed 4 March 2018

Creative and tasty flavors plus "traditionals." Friendly service, quality product, reasonable prices, and the ambience of modern shops in an historical area of town.

Thank Vickie R
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Great place to stop for a treat. On the walking mall and has good ice cream. A small space and you may have to wait in line on hot days but worth the wait.

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Always a sweet ending with the Little’s! Never disappoints. I always love to see what new flavor they will have.

Thank Tegan T
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Love, love, love their ice cream!!! About 20 options to choose from, including my husband's favorite: black licorice. There are a few tables for seating inside, and some cute shops to browse near by. Prices are reasonable for the size of the cones and the...More

Thank Stephanie B
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Servers are friendly and helpful. Taste testing helps make the decision easier. I have never had a flavor I didn't like. The scoops are very generous.

Thank S S
Reviewed 8 November 2017

I even stand in line in snow and freezing temps, it's that good ! The line can be really long, but it's worth the wait. They always have new unique flavors to try, and they give you samples !

Thank mtlynnette
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

I stopped here for a business meeting with a partner and had a great scoop of ice cream. The amount of ice cream you get is great much more than you would expect for your money. It's in a great part of town in the...More

Thank Andrew B
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 N Last Chance Gulch, Helena, MT 59601-4122
  • Location: United States  >  Montana (MT)  >  Helena
  • Phone Number: +1 406-513-1051
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