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1127 Military Cutoff, Wilmington, NC
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Located in The Forum shopping center

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  • 46
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  • 18
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great ice cream

Great homemade ice cream. I loved that they make their own waffle cones and cups. The ice cream is really creamy and not super sweet......its perfect. As everyone else commented...the owner it's the friendliest, but he's not rude. He just doesn't seem enthused about scooping ice cream all day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 6, 2015
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Pretty Good Ice Cream! Some flavors need more flavor but other flavors are off the chain....try the Chocolate Cream Pie. It is delicious and it is locally made. Try the sampler, mini scoops of lots of flavors...it is fun!

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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I just heard about this ice cream parlor! We stopped there this evening on our way home from dinner. Didn't know what to expect! WOW!!! The ice cream was delicious.....so very creamy! I had a caramel vanilla & a coconut. My son picked a strawberry & watermelon combo. I will definitely be going back!!!!

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Thanks for the review, Barbara! My wife and I purchased Boombalatti's on June 8th so it's nice to see the positive feedback. I hope you come back soon! - Wes More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Great homemade ice cream. I loved that they make their own waffle cones and cups. The ice cream is really creamy and not super sweet......its perfect. As everyone else commented...the owner it's the friendliest, but he's not rude. He just doesn't seem enthused about scooping ice cream all day. No big deal...the ice cream was good enough for me to... More 

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Hi! You may be surprised to learn that two days after you posted your review my wife and I purchased the business. I hope you stop back in the next time you are in town! More 

San Diego, California, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

This was SO GOOD! By far the best ice cream in Wilmington. Their flavors are incredible and change from day to day. The best part was they have a

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San Diego, California
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104 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I am torn whether to feel bad for this guy or be mad at him. He obviously hates him job, he is miserable, mean and just not a friendly guy...even to little kids who come here on vacation all excited about ice cream only to be greeted by Mr Grinch.

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Shortly after your visit my wife and I purchased Boombalatti's from the previous owners (June 8, 2015). We're very excited to meet our customers and will be scooping with smiles! More 

Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I go there every time I go to WB. Ice Cream is my favorite thing and they have the best ice cream I have ever eaten and I've had it many many places.

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Boombalatti's! My wife and I purchased the business from the previous owners on June 8th and are looking forward to your next visit. We are continuing to make all the Boombalatti's favorites with the same high-end ingredients but you may see a new flavor or two make it into the rotation. See you... More 

Columbia, South Carolina
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

The ice cream was delicious, it took me back to the good ole days! The server however acted like he did not enjoy his job at all.

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for reviewing Boombalatti's in the past. My wife and I purchased the shop June 8th from the previous owners (one of which I'm assuming waited on you based on your review). We hope you come back as we will be very happy to scoop for you! More 

Hickory
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100 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Nine of us got icecream and it was ok. Some above average some just average. Unfortunately flavor doesn't come close to Calabash Creamery which we are used to! If you want the best of the beach got to go down to calabash!!

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Wilmington, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The ice cream at this store is beyond AMAZING! My father in law loves to make ice cream at home, so I'm familiar with the process and I've had my share of it. I'm sure even he would be impressed. I had 5 mini scoops and each of them was unique and delicious. There was no way I could choose... More 

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Hi! Thanks for reviewing Boombalatti's in the past. My wife and I purchased the business on June 8th and we are keeping the same recipes and production methods (if it's not broken, don't fix it!). The next time you come in you'll be greeted with smiling faces! More 

Lumberton, North Carolina
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Yes, it is true that the ice cream is incredible. It is also true that the man behind the counter (the only person working there apparently) is dour, expressionless, and curt. I'm not sure if he finds any joy in what he's doing or he's just burnt out because it's just him working. Maybe he hates ice cream. Or the... More 

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WesBechtel, Owner at Boombalatti's, responded to this review

Your review cracked me up! I'm not sure what went wrong but I do know that the man you're describing (and his wife) sold the business to my wife and me. Cmon back and you'll find me standing behind the counter, indie music wafting in the background, dripping ice cream scooper in hand, wondering what it is you'll order. More 

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Additional Information about Boombalatti's

Address: 1127 Military Cutoff, Wilmington, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Dessert

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1127 Military Cutoff, Wilmington, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert

Description

Located in The Forum shopping center
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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