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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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“ice cream” (263 reviews)
“waffle cone” (23 reviews)
“yellow cake” (14 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Love Love Love the Mexican Chocolate and their homemade waffle cones! If you love good ice cream without all the fluff, this is the place!

Thank mifcnm
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a funky, little, local ice cream place that is a must! They have a line stretching to the sidewalk even when it's well below freezing outside, and they have great flavors and good prices. Something for everyone...from adults to kiddos. Don't look for...More

Thank rvelin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is worth the wait and you will be waiting! There is usually a line 1/4 mi long to get some home made ice cream Stick with it it’s worth every minute Salted Carmel is my fav and I will return!

Thank AZ911TT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great people and wonderful ice cream! Employees are eager to help and the lines are fast moving. Can't wait to go back!

Thank dbhouck
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just stopped here saturday evening and was surprised at how many others were out on a chilly evening. But there always good!! Had a Huckleberry shake this time, was very thick but also very good! Like hand dipped ice cream its a must stop!!!!

Thank Weaver-1252
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Oh my this ice cream was yummy. Had Mexican Chocolate it was the right combination of chocolate and cinnamon.

Thank Michelle O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The week we visited Missoula, MT just happened to be one of their hottest weeks. Unseasonably hot were told. We were out and about exploring the city drove past Big Dipper Ice Cream. Turned around and went back for some ice cream. It's fun ice...More

Thank SoCalDisneyPrincess
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

So many ice creams; only one mouth! You'll need to go back, and back, and back. Homemade ice creams, yogurts, sorbets make the line long at peak summertime hours, but I promise it's worth the wait.

Thank psttour
Reviewed 13 September 2017

There was maybe a 10 minute wait. I sat at a picnic table while my wife ordered. We split a sundae. It was very good. I'd go back to the Big Dipper the next time come through Missoula.

Thank JIM B
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The ice cream was pure and delicious! The staff was friendly and worked quickly. It was easy to get to from the farmers market and they had so many great flavors!!!

Thank Sara M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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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