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The Big Dipper

1336-A Oak Ave. (Adams St.) Send to Phone
An ice cream parlor that refreshingly evokes yesteryear.
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The Big Dipper Restaurant Review

: This soda fountain-ice cream parlor is truly an anachronism from an earlier age. Offering kids of all ages ice cream, sundaes, ice cream sodas, hot pretzels and the occasional hot dog, The Big Dipper keeps customers (including toddlers blowing their piggy bank coinage) satisfied year-round. Don’t be surprised by lines out the door; it gives you time to hem and haw over flavors. Try the super-strawberry shake for a real treat.

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