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AB Ice Cream and Candy Shoppe

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1010 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Station, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5318
11:00 - 22:00
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Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My son is crazy about Superman ice cream which is very hard to find. They have it and he had 3 very generous scoops! They also have fudge and saltwater taffy! ❤️❤️❤️

Thank 1roz1
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36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the sundae of the day which was awesome and they had lots of flavors to choose from. Fudge looked good and fresh as well.

Thank Bethisner
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65 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in to get ice cream after our pizza. It says get a sample so I did before deciding a flavor. The old guy behind the flu tee dibdt seem pleased. It was 2 samples. Also we tried the fudge before purchasing and I'm so glad we did. It was terrible. Not near as good as sweet shop in emerald... More 

Thank Beachfeets
King, North Carolina
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74 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

We always go to AB Ice Cream when we are at Atlantic Beach. Staff is always friendly and willing to let you try new flavors before buying them. They wanted to make sure our 5 year old granddaughter would like what she was getting. The man said, "There is nothing worse than having a kid order something new and not... More 

Thank RSV58
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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107 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

AB Ice Cream & Candy is a small ice cream shop with a friendly and helpful staff. Prices are reasonable and quantities good. Multiple flavored and sizes and styles to chose from. Their fudge is awesome too.

Thank Bear E
Asheboro, North Carolina
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

After we had dinner out, my husband and I decided to have something sweet. We are glad we chose this ice cream shop. There was such a variety of flavors, it was difficult to make a decision. But we did finally decide on Moose tracks for me and orange sherbet for him in waffle cones. The server was alone doing... More 

Thank fansofrainforest
2 reviews
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Best ice cream! We visit every year the staff are friendly and even took some razzing from us Broncos fans!

Thank Jami S
Morehead City
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

My granddaughter and her friend wanted to sample two kinds of ice cream but one is the limit. We had to throw theirs away because they didn't like the flavor they selected. Have not been back since.

Thank Arthur3
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My wife, son and I visit AB Ice Cream every time we come down to Atlantic Beach from the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. It is a family tradition. The owner greets us behind the counter with a smile--every time!!! My son rides from Virginia to get MINTY MINT CHIP, my wife gets cappuccino crunch and I always get boring Chocolate.... More 

Thank Shenandoa
Amory, Mississippi
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80 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped by to satisfy a sweet tooth. It's a bit pricey but oh my goodness the birthday cake ice cream and cotton can't ice realm is some of the best we've ever eaten! Hope you enjoy too!

Thank roadtripjunkie1305

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1010 W Fort Macon Rd, Atlantic Station, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512-5318
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Atlantic Beach
  • Phone Number: 252-648-8624
Sweets and Treats at the Beach.Freshly Made Cream and Butter FudgeHershey's Ice Cream

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?