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Big Buck's Homemade Ice Cream

794F Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
+1 252-453-3188
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffle cone” (9 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
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794F Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
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1 - 10 of 182 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Buck's has the name. And they paid to be big on advertising. But we were not impressed. I got two dips of cake batter. It was two tiny dips, the second dip being half the size of the first. Taste was pretty good. My wife...More

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This is homemade ice cream. It is soft and melts because of that-but yum! I got a waffle cone, so 2 scoops-the Carmel was better than the peanut butter one. Husband got chocolate chip and cookies and cream. We enjoyed our visit.

Thank MJ K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The ice cream was good, expensive for the portions. I probably wouldn't go back to this one. We had chocolate, chocolate and Carmel cup and a peanut butter sundae and it was 20 bucks. Tasted good but not for 20 bucks. It was crowded so...More

Thank stacs24
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We make it a point to come here at least twice during our annual trip to OBX. Hand made ice cream-flavors change daily. You know it's natural because of how fast it melts. Absolutely HUGE servings. Try the rum raisin if they have it. Lots...More

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Worst ice cream I've ever tasted. Had the mint chocolate chip. What little taste it had tasted like it came from a mix. Chocolate chips didn't taste like chocolate but tasted like cardboard. Definitely not creamy like a homemade ice cream should be. Watched the...More

Thank Penny F
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Not sure what has happened to Big Buck's, which used to be very reliable. My family went there earlier this week and to the person we threw out what we purchased. The ice cream was tasteless. Are there new owners, perhaps?

Thank stevesottl
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is our second year going to Bucks and it's been wonderful. The ice cream is delicious and the servers are always friendly and accommodating. My son has a nut allergy and the staff has always done everything they can to make his food safe....More

Thank Laura T
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream and super helpful staff. It's a little bit hidden in the middle of the TimBuck2 shopping center, but worth the effort!

Thank JmanHum
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We stopped here for desert one night, and this is an interesting type place in that the shelves are stocked with an amazing assortment of candy, in addition to a chocolate candy counter. I went with the chocolate-chocolate chip ice cream; the ice cream was...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

To say that this place is rather unremarkable is a fair opinion. While the ice cream is rather tasty, if you hadn't told me it was homemade I wouldn't have known. I've had store bought that tastes just as good. The real knock on this...More

Thank JY5150
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Swarner87
23 May 2017|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
Def NOT enough room for group of 23 people inside... it's a fairly small place. Yes, there are open areas outside in the Timbuck II shopping area that would work for a group that size.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 794F Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Corolla
  • Phone Number: +1 252-453-3188
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