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Front Street, Beaufort, NC
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Hailey, Idaho
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2016

After our yummy jambalaya at Spouter's Inn, we continued our Main Street stroll and stopped in at the general store----best find? Delicious, home made fudge! We all went back for more---especially the chocolate and salted caramel. We nibbled on that the rest of our trip!

Thank Olivekat
Arvada, Colorado
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2016

The General Store has lots of things. Tee shirts, candy, Salt Water Taffy, and several flavors of fudge can be had here as well as scooped ice cream (cones and cups). The ice cream is made by Maiola which is a local favorite and for good reason. It tastes great. Just wish they had had regular chocolate chip ice cream.... More 

Thank Wanderer1960
Raleigh, United States
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2016

Well within walking distance of anything downtown, the General Store has what you need. It's fun to browse, fun to buy and fun to eat the goodies. Very convenient with friendly staff.

1 Thank Lawrence A H
Cleveland, Ohio
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 28, 2016

This Family owned store is a great place to get presents for the folks back home. Great quality and value. They also have the best hand-dipped ice cream around.

1 Thank 1grannie6
Beaufort, North Carolina
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 25, 2016

Get great gifts from candy, clothing, and lots of fun for grandchildren. Ice cream and fudge. Fun place.

Thank Joseph J
Pittsboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed April 16, 2016

We stopped in for ice cream. But as the name suggests there is more. Lots of the kinds of things you expect in a gift shop for a tourist area - T shirts, caps, etc. We even found the broad brim mesh hats we like for shading the face and still allowing some breeze across the scalp. Worth a stop... More 

Thank Cooke2012
Pataskala, Ohio, United States
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here while staying in Beaufort. The souvenirs are reasonably priced with lots of choices. We also picked up some Salt Water Taffy and some local Oil Roasted Peanuts that are amazing. I recommend stopping here.

Thank Stephanie H
Beaufort, North Carolina
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed March 17, 2016

My children have loved going her since they were young . It is a family tradition. They now have to buy trinkets and candy for their children.

Thank patricia S
Clayton, North Carolina
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 5, 2016

If you are looking for a quick stop, then this is the store to drop by. These are your souvenirs that are not unique as far as artists design goes. They offer fudge. There are shirts with cute sayings, mugs, kids souvenirs, stuffed animals, and such.

Thank Joe H
Oneida, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2015 via mobile

I stopped in to buy a few souvenirs which was an easy feat. I decided to buy a couple of their Pecan Turtles to bring home. The woman at the counter offered me fudge samples which of course I tried. She was very friendly and offered me a few different samples. The fudge was delicious - I ended up buying... More 

Thank AuntBugga

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Restaurant Details

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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Families with children
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  • Address: Front Street, Beaufort, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Beaufort
Homemade ice cream and fudge.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?