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The General Store

Front Street, Beaufort, NC
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (18 reviews)
“black cherry” (3 reviews)
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Front Street, Beaufort, NC
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Reviewed yesterday

The sandwiches we got were very good, but it took forever to get them. The place was packed & busy which I guess speaks to the quality of the food. Would have rated it higher had we been able to get our take out sandwiches...More

Thank Marguerite C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice selection, friendly and fast service. So much to see and some wonderful bargains! A must stop for any tourist or local.

Thank Rick E
Reviewed 4 June 2017

This store looks like a cartoon from the outside, and makes beautiful pictures. Everything inside is priced based on the fact that tourists are pulled in by the exteriour and the location close to ferry. We ended up buying nothing except two small bottles of...More

Thank Mirva A
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We gave up ice cream for Lent so this was a perfect time to stop for ice cream as it was after Easter. The ice cream is hand dipped....the only reason for the loss of one dot on the rating was due to an unhappy...More

Thank Karen A
Reviewed 15 April 2017

This place is so much fun to visit. They have the best ice cream and fudge in Beaufort. They have great souvenirs and other fun beach things.

Thank Stephanie M
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We stopped here for Ice Cream....... The young lady that was working on Friday March 31st around 3pm was not happy to have a job. We wanted to buy more things from the store but left after receiving terrible service. Sad to say she was...More

1  Thank ninabecker
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We have stopped at this shop before, but this is the first time I reviewed it. I purchased some pecan fudge, and it was delicious! Also enjoyed looking around the store for souvenirs and other items. The ladies working there were friendly and helpful.

Thank RoanokerFan
Reviewed 21 September 2016

We stopped in for an evening cone & cup of ice cream. Good selection of flavors & ice cream was good & creamy. Great location on Front Street in mist of shops. Prices very reasonable. Shop also sells fudge, sundry items & gifts. Would return...More

Thank TheBeales
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Good ice cream and fudge, albeit at tourist prices. Lots of nice nic-nacs but one of my favorite stops on the Front Street and waterfront.

Thank David K
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The General Store in Beaufort, NC has some of the tastiest fudge in the world with several very unique flavors! This is also a great place to get some great keepsakes for those visiting or for gifts to take home to family and friends. But...More

Thank Donna S
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  • Address: Front Street, Beaufort, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
Homemade ice cream and fudge.
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