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Buffy's Ice Cream Shop

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456 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2456
508-945-5990
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best ice cream in Chatham

Buffys is the nest ice cream in Chatham. Even on busy summer days, you can usually find a picnic table to enjoy your ice cream outside. Also very allergy aware and friendly for our son with peanut allergy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
Smelia76
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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Hingham, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Buffys is the nest ice cream in Chatham. Even on busy summer days, you can usually find a picnic table to enjoy your ice cream outside. Also very allergy aware and friendly for our son with peanut allergy.

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Portage, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Sweet little place with delicious ice cream and even better limeades. Well worth it to duck in and sample.

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Buffy's is a seasonal ice cream shop, well-located in Chatham's Main Street shopping area. In my opinion, Buffy's has the best ice cream in Chatham, and maybe even on the Cape. The only problem is - despite the hours of operation posted prominently in their front window - this past summer, they were closed more than they were open, which... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

What's not to like about ice cream? It was chily weather while we were in Chatham but we still made our visits to the ice cream store!

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NewYork
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The place to go for Ice Cream. Fresh made, with LARGE scoops. Many flavor choices. We had the cherry vanilla chunk cones, and the counter guy was very friendly and pleasant.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Ice cream is good, line always out the door but they were consistently out of at least half the flavors which was annoying. Cash only.

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New England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

My two traveling companions and me were more impressed than me. I didn't find the flavors to be too comprehensive.

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Longwood, Florida
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100 reviews 100 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Loved the ice cream!! My favorite was the coffee flavors, especially coffee oreo. Decadent tasting!! Small place and crowded--line out the door--do not miss this when in Chatham!

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New York City, New York
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73 reviews 73 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Being that Buffy's is the only place serving homemade ice cream in Chatham (or so it claims), I definitely expected more. Don't get me wrong...it's good, but it is definitely nothing special and not deserving of the long line that forms every night in the summer.

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Cheshire, Connecticut
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44 reviews 44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

While there was a long line, the wait was definitely worth it. The chocolate chocolate chip ice cream was creamy and didn't have any artificial taste to it. The only negative was that it was so good that I finished it so quickly. While the prices aren't inexpensive, you know what you're getting in a touristy area. Definitely worth a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 456 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2456
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cape Cod  >  Chatham
  • Phone Number: 508-945-5990

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  • Cuisine: Dessert

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