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Ben and Bill's Chocolate Emporium

66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
+1 207-288-3281
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“fudge” (72 reviews)
“waffle cone” (23 reviews)
“truffles” (14 reviews)
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09:00 - 18:00All hours
66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
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Reviewed yesterday

Most people are happy when they are getting ice cream, and this place has so many flavors you HAVE to find something. Don't let the line intimidate you-- it moves pretty quickly and was fun just to see the other things they have!

Thank diznyprincessdi
Reviewed 2 days ago

Join the queue for a delicious and generous portion of ice cream,the salted caramel is really good particularly with the milk chocolate covered macamia nuts.Take it down to the gardens overlooking the Harbour and enjoy the sunset.

Thank markjo2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

We go to Ben & Bill's every trip to Acadia, and often when going to Bar Harbor. It's too tempting to resist. Very good selection of home-made ice creams. Wide selection of treats. Their butter crunch is my favorite.

Thank DavidSmiley
Reviewed 3 days ago

there is always a group of people eating cones out front. This place has an enormous assortment of goodies, and they make their own waffle cones...which you smell as you walk by. The line is a little clunky, but you start on the left side...More

Thank eatbread
Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us stopped for ice cream after dinner. There was a line but it moved fast and it was well worth the wait! Great ice cream!!!!!

Thank GGeet
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We spent two days in Bar Harbor eating at the local spots but by far the most historic feeling is Ben & Billy's. The ice cream is delicious and you can see that they make a lot of candy on the premises that they use...More

Thank Paz S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here on a busy Sunday evening and even though the line was out the door, the staff did a great job of serving as quickly as possible. Prices were reasonable (as far as vacation dessert places go!) and the quality of ice cream...More

Thank MichiganMom71
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ice cream was very good. They were efficient in serving everyone and keeping the line moving. The gelato was excellent, lots of yummy flavors.

Thank gandycat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best ice cream in Bar Harbor. Every time I'm in Bar Harbor Ben & Bill's is a must. Had blueberry ice cream for the first time & it was awesome.

Thank dbeaupre49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A large ice cream is $5.88 and my wife said she thinks it's the best ice cream she's ever had. The place was packed, but they staff it well and the line moved pretty quickly. We even sampled the lobster ice cream. It was good,...More

Thank ckirtley
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 19:30
09:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 66 Main St, Bar Harbor, Mount Desert Island, ME 04609-1841
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Mount Desert Island  >  Bar Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 207-288-3281
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