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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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“big dipper” (126 reviews)
“ice cream” (255 reviews)
“waffle cone” (22 reviews)
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
631 South Higgins Avenue, Missoula, MT
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1 - 10 of 459 reviews

Reviewed 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The salted caramel ice cream was soooo good. Too bad I was only there a day so only had two scoops. Fabulous. I wish there was one closer to home. Ugh.

Thank nic1743
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They have a large variety of flavors. Delicious, fresh and flavorful. A very busy place on a summer day. The cones are good sized. The malts are yummy as well.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have friends visiting Missoula? You gotta bring them to this unique little shop. Grab up some bumper stickers while you're at it. Best Huckleberry ice cream I've ever had.

Thank Jonathan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Winter Spring Summer Fall Lines for Ice Cream are year round for a good scoop! Yummy homemade flavors and waffle cones will make you smile.

Thank Michelle L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wow! My wife and I visited on a hot August day and even though there was a line it moved quickly. I had the Huckleberry Shake and she had a scoop of Green Tea ice cream. Both were certainly worth the short wait. The Green...More

Thank James O
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
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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