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Blue Bell ice cream - grocery stores that carry it

Has anyone in the MD/DC/VA area seen Blue Bell ice cream sold in their grocery store. I am trying to find some and avoid having to get it shipped from TX. I've seen it sold at some chain restaurants but wanted more than just a bowl.

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  1. The closest is in Kentucky.

    They do ship .. but the cost is high. Over a hundred dollars for 4 half gallons. Here's a map of " Blue Bell Country"


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    1. re: louuuuu

      As the map indicates, I have seen it in grocery stores in the Greensboro, NC area. That's a couple of hours closer than Kentucky.

      1. re: louuuuu

        Ironically, you can buy Blue Bell in Dubai, where I currently live, and I've also seen it in Singapore and Jakarta. Where the oil men go, so does Blue Bell.

      2. let me know if you figure it out....blue bell's birthday cake ice cream is my favorite in the entire world. best of luck.

        1. I've seen it at Super Fresh in Aspen Hill, MD

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          1. re: psugumby

            I live in Aspen Hill...I'm going to go check ASAP. Someone had seen it carried in a grocery store in VA, but I couldn't remember which. I'll post what flavor they carry in case anyone is interested. You might've saved me...I didn't want to spend 100 dollars to get shipped 2 gallons of ice cream just yet.

            1. re: psugumby

              NO WAY. please let us know ASAP!!!

              1. re: littlew1ng

                BOO! ...nope... I think you were mistaken by the Blue Bunny brand psugumby... I'll keep looking!

            2. I know this is way past due... but I got a 3 gallon container of Blue Bell ice cream from the Outback in Perry Hall on ebenzer rd for 30 bucks yesterday.... I Had a "funnel cake ice cream party" last night with my friends and wanted only the best... They cant sell any other quantities... but i fit in in my freezer by moving the shelves and emptying it out... It was so worth it :)

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              1. re: katieeebeanss

                I know it's late as well but I found that most Outback's carry this brand of ice cream. I am picking up a 3 gallon container on Saturday for about $40 bucks. A lot cheaper then the $120 for 4 gallons. Hope this helps:)

              2. Hill Country in DC sells it now!

                1. i know that it is offered as a dessert option at bonefish grill, as well. i don't know if they sell it in a large container for take-home.

                  1. walmart at 1900 Cunningham Dr, Hampton, VA 23666

                    1. In my quest for goodness....I contacted Blue Bell in TX, I was informed they are slowly expanding, in January 2013 news will be out regarding BB being in VA....only hoping they are building a plant in VA = possible BB coming into our area!!!

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                      1. re: OkraNtomatoes

                        Oh my gosh. If it really happens, us Texas exes will be thrilled beyond measure.

                        1. re: Transplanted Texan

                          Hey.....they can start out small....*so long I'm aware, so I can begin politicn'* can't you tell I'm from the DC area.....chuckles

                          I'm an advocate for beautiful things.....*shrugs*

                        2. re: OkraNtomatoes

                          It can be done. Graeters ice cream (from Cincinnati) is available in Fresh Market stores here in the DVM,,,,,and can be found as well at Krogers (down towards Richmond). Hope BB can follow this path as well.

                          1. re: maypo

                            I agree Maypo! It can be done!! I'm not giving up! : )

                        3. I had been looking for Blue Bell for 2 years since I have been in the DMV area. I went to the Dutch Farmers market and that ice cream is Blue Bell although it is not labeled.

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                          1. re: grimm_reaper

                            Grimm my love, which Dutch Market? I've been to them all, just say the area ....and I'm there! LOL

                            1. re: OkraNtomatoes

                              I found it at the Dutch market in Upper Marlboro. The butter pecan was delicious.

                              1. re: grimm_reaper

                                Will check it out! Thanks Grimm!! If it ain't BB, I hope it's darn close.....in the meantime, I'm still hounding BB Headquarters.....hope come Jan 2013, they will give e further answers, cuz' I'm feenin for Blue Bell BAYBEEEE!