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Where Is the Best Ice Cream in North Carolina?

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During the warm Summer months, everyone has frozen treats on their minds, but where can you get the very best ice cream? We asked PBS fans to nominate their favorite spots, and here are the votes for the best ice cream in North Carolina.

Submit your suggestions using the form at the bottom of the page and we’ll add it to the list.

    Wilmington

    Boombalatti’s Ice Cream

    1127 Military Cutoff Rd #B, Wilmington, NC 28405
    Website

    North Wilkesboro

    Brushy Mountain Smokehouse and Creamery

    201 Wilkesboro Blvd, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
    Website

    Mooresville

    Bruster’s

    Mathews, Cornelius, Monroe, Raleigh, High Point
    Website

    Concord

    Cabarrus Creamery

    21 Union St S, Concord, NC 28025
    Website

    Calabash

    Calabash Creamery

    9910 Beach Dr, Calabash, NC 28467
    Website

    Cornelius

    Carolina Cones

    20801 N Main St, Cornelius, NC 28031
    Website

    Mooresville

    Deluxe Ice Cream

    172 N Broad St, Mooresville, NC 28115
    Website

    Richland

    Dempsey’s

    1693 Catherine Lake Rd, Jacksonville, NC 28540
    Website

    Brevard

    Dolly’s at the Gate

    128 Pisgah Hwy, Pisgah Forest, NC 28768
    Website

    Fayetteville

    Gillis Hill Road Produce

    2701 Gillis Hill Rd, Fayetteville, NC 28306
    Website

    Greensboro

    Gnam Gnam Gelato

    3712-K Lawndale Drive, Greensboro, NC 27455
    Website

    Cary

    Goodberry’s Frozen Custard

    Raleigh (4), Cary (2), Garner, Wake Forest, Durham
    Website

    Sylva

    Jack the Dipper

    170 E Sylva Shopping Center, Sylva, NC 28779
    Website

    Wilmington

    Kilwin’s

    Asheville, Black Mountain, Blowing Rock (2), Cary, Hendersonville, Highlands, Huntersville, Wilmington, Winston-Salem
    Website

    Wake Forest

    Lumpy’s

    306 Wait Ave, Wake Forest, NC 27587
    Website

    Brier Creek

    Maggie Moo’s

    8531 Brier Creek Pkwy, Raleigh, NC 27617
    Website

    Hillsborough

    Maple View Farm

    6900 Rocky Ridge Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278
    Website

    Ocean Isle

    Ocean Isle Creamery

    8 Causeway Dr, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469
    Website

    Moore County

    Peaches n’ Cream

    2735 Hwy 74 W Wadesboro NC
    Website

    Charlotte

    Pikes Soda Shop

    1930 Camden Rd, Charlotte, NC 28203
    Website

    Willow Spring

    Porter Farms

    3525 NC Highway 42, Willow Springs, North Carolina 27592
    Website

    Brevard

    Rocky’s Grill and Soda Shop

    50 S Broad St, North Brevard, North Carolina 28712
    Website

    Pittsboro

    S & T Soda Shoppe

    85 Hillsboro St, Pittsboro, NC 27312
    Website

    Mt. Airy

    Scoops

    3941 S Croatan Hwy, Nags Head, NC 27959
    Website

    Otto

    Spring Ridge Creamery

    11856 Georgia Rd, Otto, North Carolina
    Website

    Angier

    Sunni Sky’s Homemade Ice Cream

    8617 N Carolina 55, Angier, NC 27501
    Website

    Highlands

    SweeTreats

    Mountain Brook Center, Hwy 64; Main Street and South Fourth
    Website

    Asheville

    Tastee Freez

    1091 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806
    Website

    Ellerbe

    The Berry Patch

    251 Cargo Rd, Ellerbe North Carolina
    Website

    Asheville

    Top Ice Cream Shop

    1950 Hwy 172 Suite J, Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
    Website

    Durham

    The Parlour

    117 Market St, Durham, NC 27701
    Website

    Gastonia

    Tony’s

    604 E Franklin Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054
    Website

    Asheville

    Ultimate Ice Cream

    1070 Tunnel Rd
    Website

    Hatteras

    Uncle Eddy’s

    46860 N Carolina 12, Hatteras, NC 27920
    Website

    Waxhaw

    Waxhaw Creamery

    201 W South Main St, Waxhaw, NC 28173
    Website

    Greensboro

    Yum Yum Better Ice Cream and Hot Dogs

    1219 Spring Garden St, Greensboro, NC 27403
    Website