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Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat

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369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
+1 207-288-2233
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Best ice cream in area easy to see of road great service. Go to window order what you want give you a number next window you pick up .Have a cow simulator for kids to milk

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Thank Linda R
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with us and in particular recognizing our hard working staff. However, we haven't shared this review with Udderella. We are afraid to tell her that she is made of wood, she might go mad! Hope she and our team get to serve you again. Bob More 

Chicopee, Massachusetts, USA
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

There are three good reasons to try Udder Heaven: 1. It's outside the main strip in Bar Harbor which makes parking a little less of a challenge (although the lot does fill up) 2. The ice cream is as good as any other place on the island and costs a little less than any of the 3 most popular places... More 

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1 Thank JoeQ1971
Bob W, General Manager at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

You know every once in awhile there comes a review that hits all the bases important to a customer and a business owner. Quality - Price - Service. (Location of course) There are direct lines between the quality of the core ice cream product and our pricing to me. Customer Service and Product Presentation are clearly in the wings and... More 

chicago, il
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

So two ladies hike off thousands of calories at Acadia National Park. What do they do next. We wanted to eat one of each lovely item on the menu. We narrowed it down to two. I had a whoopie pie stuffed with raspberry chocolate chip frozen yogurt. She had a heath bar caramel sundae. Everyone eating their ice cream had... More 

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Thank McSmith4
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

I see you have the Spartan approach to your ice cream. Hard work then the reward. Others I know take a more Athenian approach by having the ice cream first and then "allegedly" attacking the trails. Either way, thank you for joining us here in Heaven. We hope your days are filled with many hikes and much joy! Bob More 

Ohio
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

they are not skimpy on their toppings. My husband had a hot fudge sundae and couldn't finish the fudge. Wonderfully delicious.

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Thank JewelsPath
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with us. We do our best to provide a gracious serving and it is nice of you to notice. Safe Travels. More 

Narberth, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Excellent ice cream. Wonderful sundaes. You can't go wrong here with lots of choices and friendly service.

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Thank Sc00ter71
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting with us. I really appreciate your recognizing the service. The "Angels" earn their wings every day and it is great when our customers notice. Safe travels. Bob More 

Bedford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

These guys make amazing sundaes with interesting names. We tried the Nutty Convert & the Hawaiian Monk. Both delightful.

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Thank 99newengland
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for finding your way to "Heaven". I have to admit your description of gorgeous is a first! Safe travels and we hope you find your way back to see us again. Bob More 

Binghamton, New York
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stopped at the newer location on Rt 102 (I believe?). The banners out front caught our eye on the way back to Seawall campground one day so we decided to stop the next day on our way home from a hike. Lots of great flavors to choose from and the regular size was PLENTY for each of us. Imagine... More 

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Thank Sarah C
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Mainely Heaven. We just opened that location in July so it has been a work in progress. We make our ice cream in Bar Harbor at Udder Heaven and ship it over. Your feedback is most appreciated. We hope you find your way to Acadia again and look forward to serving you once more. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This was a cute roadside ice cream shop. They had plenty of ice cream flavors and concoctions to choose from. I got the blueberry cheesecake ice cream in a sprinkle waffle cone and my boyfriend got the dirt cup sundae. Both were fanatic!There is plenty of inviting seating and the staff was pleasant enough. If I was going to be... More 

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Thank Lizz08
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This place looked great, lots of interesting flavors. Unfortunately, my $5 cone was full of freezer burn and my apple pie ice cream was pretty bland. Waffle cone was good though!

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Thank L E
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience. Here is how we mess up ice cream. The burn you speak of is really not freezer burn since the ice cream you are eating is generally consumed within 14 days of its production. We defrost our cabinets weekly, but frost build up is natural and always present. It requires daily purging of any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

So many choices and great price. This location was on our way back to our cottage from the park. While it was always busy the lines moved quick. We had ice cream on several nights here during our visit.

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Thank Amy H
Bob W, Owner at Udder Heaven Ice Cream Retreat, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting and trying our ice cream. I really appreciate your recognizing the service. Safe Travels. Bob More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 369 State Highway 3, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-7550
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-2233
Description
Reopening mid May 2017 Home of religiously good ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet, sherbet and italian ice. All made right here in "Heaven"

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