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Buffy's Ice Cream Shop

456 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2456
508-945-5990
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Ranked #9 of 59 restaurants in Chatham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Aug 19, 2014
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English first
Longwood, Florida
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

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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62 reviews 62 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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Connecticut
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86 reviews 86 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If I had a desire to own an ice cream shop, I'd open one in Chatham to compete with Buffy's. This main street shop is adorable and offers tasty ice cream in a variety of flavors. If you go at night, the line is ridiculous. It smells like yummy waffle cones and other delicious stuff in there. I would rate... More

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Natick, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Perfect family ice cream place. Fun flavors, from traditional to unusual. I was a bit jealous of my husband's red raspberry fudge until I tried the Almond Joy... which has dark chocolate instead of milk -- to my delight -- unlike the candy bar. Delish

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London, UK
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Absolutely yummee. Great flavours but long queues says it all. Huge scoops at great prices for Cape cod. Need I say more.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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143 reviews 143 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

We passed two other ice cream stores to go to this one because of TA reviews. I ordered mochas chip ice cream and my wife coffee ice cream. I do believe hers tasted better because the coffee flavor was strong. The mocha part of mine was not that strong and tasted like a week coffee with yummy dark chocolate bits.... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Delicious ice cream with an excellent choice of flavors. Don't miss out on this cool, yummy ice cream.

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Oceanside, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Loved this little place. Everyone was pleasant and the ice-cream incredible!!!! This place was right in the middle of town. We actually passed two ice cream places before this. The locals said this was the best and they were right

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Bedford, New York
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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Why anyone thinks it is normal to spend $30 dollars for four people to have ice cream is beyond me. I like the staff. The ice cream was good. The cost was just a little beyond ridiculous.

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