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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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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“waffle cone” (8 reviews)
“big bucks” (16 reviews)
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10:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
794F Sunset Blvd, Corolla, NC 27927-9501
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We took our 2 teenage boys in for a treat after dinner. I ordered a small soft serve ice cream cone which I ended up throwing the top half away because they didn't know how to serve it and it was falling off the cone....More

Thank valerie c
Reviewed 27 July 2017

After biking 9 miles with our 7 and 6 year old, we decided to get ice cream before going home. About an hour before the end of our trip, we realized we were low on water, so my husband and I saved our water for...More

Thank katiesd2017
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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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Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
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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