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The Sweet Spot is an Emerald Isle institution. Offering yummy Hersheys ice cream and salt water... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keen M
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Tega Cay, South Carolina, United States
Delicious ice cream

Be prepared for a long line, but it's totally worth the wait. Lots of flavor choices and fun... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
rachel1121
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Denver, Colorado
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8201 Emerald Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594-2746
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Reviewed yesterday

The Sweet Spot is an Emerald Isle institution. Offering yummy Hersheys ice cream and salt water taffy, this is a "must stop." We have enjoyed the Sweet Spot for years. We'll be back soon!

Thank Keen M
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Be prepared for a long line, but it's totally worth the wait. Lots of flavor choices and fun rocking chairs outside.

Thank rachel1121
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This place offers over 30 flavors of Hershey's ice cream. They have a huge variety of toppings, milkshakes, sundaes, and cones. It's also in a building with a gift shop and candy store. Definitely a good place to shop and pick up gifts and a...More

Thank Jagrego
Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Loved visiting the sweet spot for some fantastic ice cream. Also enjoyed eating outside in the rocking chairs and listening to the sweet beachy sounds! Bought salt water taffy here that was great! The staff were also very friendly and the gift shop area was...More

Thank firegirl0512
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Sweet Spot is a “Vanilla experience” for me! I love their cold handscooped ice-cream (vanilla) and the white taffy wrapped in waxed paper (vanilla!!). Love!! A cute tourist draw, but for now .... Look forward to seeing you!!

Thank Grandmam2014
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Great variety of packaged candy, popcorn, specialty candies and ice cream. The staff was attentive and friendly. The homemade fudge looked delicious

Thank Candice G
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We love to get ice cream here! They have a very good lemon that I love! They even gave my dog a pup cone! We come here at least once a month!

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Ice cream in cute little shop. Long line out the door that moved fast. Little items for sale, taffy and shirts.. rockers in front of store. Casual ice cream spot!

Thank Jessica K
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Yes it was busy. Yes there was a long line. Yes the line moved fast. Yes! Great ice cream! Nothing more to say. Don't miss this place.

Thank lexy57
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this fun little place while on vacation, and it was pretty awesome. - They serve Hershey's Ice Cream, which being from very near Hershey and Harrisburg, PA, always makes us chuckle when we find it on vacation in another state. Fun bonus fact:...More

Thank LancasterCtyNative
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