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Boombalatti's

1127 Military Cutoff, Wilmington, NC
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Ranked #91 of 539 restaurants in Wilmington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Dessert
Description: Located in The Forum shopping center
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Description: Located in The Forum shopping center
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English first
Oakton
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

This ice cream is homemade and extremely tasty. We were told that the owner travels to farm outside of town for fresh hormone free milk.

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Calabash, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I stopped here because of the very unusual name on the front door. I tasted the homemade ice cream and that did it for me!! This is among the best ice cream I have ever tasted. It is expensive and worth every penny. If ice cream is your thing, this is Mecca. It is sweet and delicious and luscious and... More

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Wrightsville beach, nc
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

How sad that the owner doesn't understand that if people are going to fork out big money for ice cream they want to be sure they might like to try a few of the unique flavors. He doesn't do that. He stands behind the counter not smiling and acts like the soup nazi from Seinfeld. "NO TASTE FOR YOU!" Do... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We have been eating here since it opened. Every visit to Wilmy includes a trip here for yummy ice cream. Great flavors and a very friendly owner too!

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Waxhaw, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

My review is much the same as the others...great ice cream, not so great service. What I like about this place is that the flavors they serve are unique and unlike any I've found at any other ice cream parlor. The Mocha Oreo is a "must try". I will definitely stop here each time I visit Wilmington from now on!

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

My family and I stopped by this establishment for dessert. The ice cream was very good, but the attitude of the guy who helped us was not. In the beginning, the service was fine. My 9 year old asked a couple of questions and ordered her ice cream cone with no issues. I decided that my 6 and 3 year... More

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This is the best ice cream by far. I've been there several times and it's always good. The service is always an issue with the older man that serves but I overlook that for the ice cream.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

First time visitor. I assume, based on the other reviews, it was the owner that served me. He wasn't rude, but didn't appear to be happy. Loved the 4 scoop sampler for only $3.50. I didn't have any cash so I tried to use my debit card to pay. The minimum purchase on a debit card is $7.00. This is... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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45 reviews 45 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

I really liked the option they offer to have 4 mini-scoops of different flavors of ice cream in a cup for $3.75. The "mini-scoops" were not really that small, so you got a nice and adequate sampling. My wife was very impressed. All 8 flavors we tried were excellent.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

How unfortunate that this place has great ice cream but the service is not good. The owner always has a scowl on his face and don't even think of asking for a sample, he'll tell you,..."We don't do that" so you better like what you pick. I've been there many times over the years and in a small town like... More

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