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The General Store

Front Street, Beaufort, NC
+1 252-728-7707
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fudge” (20 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
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Front Street, Beaufort, NC
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This general store was everything you would expect from it. I went there twice and the prices were good and the store was very clean

Thank Amy S
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We came here for a cone after lunch. They are rather limited in their offerings but my ice cream cone was large and my wife loved the piece of fudge we bought. The staff was friendly and let us sample before we purchased.

Thank Jjmat49022
Reviewed 28 July 2017

This was a general store which had a deli in the back. Unfortunately, its corporate ownership closed it down. a year or two ago. The sandwiches were great, and it had a great ambience. It was a very convenient stop for locals in the area...More

Thank Thumper747
Reviewed 26 July 2017

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 13 July 2017

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 14 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
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Child-friendly, Kids
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  • Address: Front Street, Beaufort, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
  • Phone Number: +1 252-728-7707
Homemade ice cream and fudge.
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