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Buffy's Ice Cream Shop

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456 Main St, Chatham, MA 02633-2456
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Niskayuna, New York
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice place with good service. I only had the butter pecan which had a nice amount of crisp pecans but the butter part was completely missing. Really just a bland vanilla ice cream with nuts in it. Try a different flavor if you go.

Thank Gino B
Sharon, Massachusetts
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223 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The line out the door at Buffy's tells you a ton. The wait was well worth it and the ice cream was top notch. Friendly scoopers. Place has been in business for a long time.

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
Farnham, England, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An ideal place to go for a relaxed dessert after a meal in one of the many good restaurants in Chatham. The salted caramel was excellent and the home made waffles were delicious.

Thank CM_Farnham
Springfield, Illinois
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ice cream shop right on Main St. Lots of flavors. Small seating area outside with a drinking fountain (that's a big plus!). Also makes pretty good lime rickeys.

Thank Jan R
Vienna VA
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246 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stroll Chatham and stop in (ok wait in line for 10 mins) for Buffys great ice cream. We did cones and ice cream sandwiches -- both terrific. Don't skip this Chatham pleasure...

Birmingham, Alabama
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I visited this ice cream shop in Chatham. The butter pecan ice cream was delicious! This was the best homemade ice cream I've ever tasted! Also, the staff was extremely friendly. The long lines may deter you from going inside the ice cream shop but please go inside anyway. The lines tend to move quickly. Besides, great... More 

Thank traveldee2013
akron, ohio
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ice cream and flavors. Like that they have low fat options and yogurt. Staff is friendly and the line moves quickly. Save room for this treat.

Thank ohiomurph
Bristol, Rhode Island
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117 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a place that we stop for ice cream whenever we are in Chatham. It is excellent. They serve both hard and soft serve ice cream, so have all bases covered. The waffle cones are very good, but they charge way too much compared to other places that we frequent...we spring for them nonetheless, but get irritated at the... More 

Thank Pa55w
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35 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing ice cream. Funny, awesome staff. Always hip hoppin! Soft serve available! Great for kids, a multitude of flavors, couldn't get enough!

Thank geekyredneck17
New Jersey, United States
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Buffy's ice cream shop is everything you want in an ice cream "parlor." It has homemade ice cream, a cute atmosphere, and the staff is friendly. I am gluten free, and most of the ice cream choices are gluten free as well. I had a scoop of butter pecan in a cup and have to say that this scoop of... More 

Thank Alexandra Q

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?