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Mount Desert Island Ice Cream

7 Firefly Ln, Off Main Street, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1802
+1 207-288-5664
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sorbet” (30 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

We have been coming here since it first opened and had only 1 store. The ice cream is fantastic and the flavors are unique. The site near the town square has expanded so there is more room now. There are lots of great flavors depending...More

Thank wintercat
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a great ice cream shop with sooo many choices! We have had the blueberry soft serve during other visits and looked forward to returning this year for more. Yum

Thank Oldmarsh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here twice in our 4 nights...just needed to try more flavors! They have your traditional flavors & lots of unique ones for those wanting to expand their palate. Our top favorites- Maine fresh mint & Butterscotch Miso. The price is good (cheaper than...More

Thank StLeRu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at Mt. Desert Island Ice Cream both days we were in town. Definitely more flavors available at the location of Firefly lane. There are lots of very unique flavors and they and kind enough to clearly label allergens on the flavors. The first...More

Thank Kathleen L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MDI has delicious ice cream. It became our lunch of choice in between hikes in Acadia. Loved it all but thought the Callebaut Chocolate, peanut butter and maple walnut were fabulous

Thank Seattlites7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best ice cream ever. Absolutely outstanding and worth seeking out among all the ice cream options in Bar Harbor. The best chocolate!

1  Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a unique ice cream shop. Not only is the ice cream locally made and very tasty, the combinations are very interesting. You won't find your typical ice cream flavors, but any you try are excellent. I went with Pralines and creams, a normal flavor,...More

Thank Ken G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A couple of friends and I stopped in for a couple of scoops by recommendation of a local food tour guide. We were pleasantly surprised by the variety of flavors and the uniqueness of the flavors. I had a scoop of Vietnamese Coffee and Maine...More

1  Thank jraabe87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried 2 other places but this was the best. Chocolate and oreo cookie combo was creamy and delicious.

Thank MedfordMA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'm not sure why this place gets rave reviews - it does have unusual flavors - but it does not have the best ice cream ever - and there are several other ice cream places in Bar Harbor. It does have a nice little spot...More

Thank saramatthews
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Are you guys open the week of Thanksgiving?
24 October 2016|
Response from slsgo | Reviewed this property |
I do not know. Contact store.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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: +1 207-288-5664
  • E-mail
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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