Sweet Summer Treats

Sweet summer treats on Hatteras Island

If you’re looking to cool off after a long day at the beach or want something sweet we've got you covered with these deliciously sweet Hatteras Island ice cream shops.

coffee crunch drink

Cups and Cones:40146 Highway 12, Avon

You can’t miss the big pink building in the heart of Avon. On top of serving all your favorites, Cups and Cones shows movies to their guests on a huge outdoor projection screen!

OBR Pro Tip: Step outside the box and try the Cappuccino Crunch! You will not be disappointed.


Uncle Eddy’s: 46878 Highway 12, Buxton

With 24 flavors of fresh frozen custard offered daily and 18 holes of mini golf, it is easy to see why Uncle Eddy’s is a family favorite on Hatteras Island.

OBR Pro Tip : Sweet and simple. Pick your choice of custard and load it with your favorite toppings before heading to the course.
ice cream with toppings

ice cream in waffle cone

Cool Wave Ice Cream: 47095 Buxton Back Road, Buxton

Catch your favorite flavor and some shade at Cool Wave. With a cozy deck and a couple of chair swings, this is a great place to get off your feet and enjoy a sweet treat.

OBR Pro Tip: It doesn’t matter the flavor of ice cream, just put it in one of their homemade waffle cones and you are good to go!


Hatteras Sno-Balls: 41156 Highway 12, Frisco

The best sno-balls on the beach! For the southern villages, this is the go-to spot to cool off with 50 sno-ball and 12 ice cream flavors.

OBR Pro Tip: Get creative with your favorite flavors to make one awesome Hatteras Sno-ball: a scoop of ice cream on the bottom with shaved ice on top!
Shaved Ice

smoothies and sorbet

Happy Belly Ice Cream: 57204 NC-12, Hatteras

Located at Stowe on Twelve, Happy Belly is a Hatteras hot spot. With 21 flavors of ice cream, fruit smoothies and candies, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
OBR Pro Tip: Power up with a real fruit smoothie before the afternoon surf session, or try one of their dairy free sorbets!