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Dairy Queen

25199 Lela Ct, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC
+1 252-987-1228
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good13%
  • Average34%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (11 reviews)
“drive thru” (3 reviews)
“long line” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Fast food
25199 Lela Ct, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC
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Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

We drove thru here and got ice cream. As far as DQs go, this was fine. Service was fast and friendly. If you want soft serve ice cream, this is fine.

Thank AuntTra
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Friday on Memorial Day weekend is when they open. First few days can be rough as they get their sealegs however we're there for ice cream and they don't screw that up. It's become 0art of our tradition to walk over from KOA campground. Definitely...More

Thank merrydb
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We wanted burgers so we drove over to Diary Queen. We were disappointed to see that they only serve their frozen desserts and hot dogs. Why are their SO many hot dog places out here?! We left, didn't eat here. So it may be just...More

Thank Dana J
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Banana split was awesome, hot fudge sundae, cone, shake.. A group of 6 went. Cashier was attentive, our ice cream was made in record time, no wait..he even substituted cherries for strawberries on 2 of our banana splits..and added more whipped cream on a shake....More

Thank Ray Bonnie Q
Reviewed 12 September 2016

THE WORST DQ EVER. Visited the OBX the week before Labor Day (August 27, 2016). Stopped in at about 8:30pm with another adult and 3 kids. They were not busy. Walked up to the window and the individual working the window was visibly bothered by...More

Thank dwcfastrice
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

No lines early in the afternoon. Plenty of workers working at the time and they messed up the order. They missed items. They asked if we wanted condiments for our hot dogs but never gave them to us. Hope they do better at night when...More

Thank mlb914
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

This small DQ was built a few years ago by the guy who owns the DQ in Avon. Who doesn't want some ice cream when it's hot at the beach. It can be very crowded at night. No inside dining, just walk up window and...More

Thank BCMjr
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was a nice treat after being out in the sun all day. We visited this on a camping trip to Camp Hatteras and decided to stop here after a jog. It was the same as most Dairy Queens. The staff was very friendly and...More

Thank Jim C
Reviewed 5 July 2016

One of the campers at Saint Clair's landing treated our kids to ice cream. The kids were so excited.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We drove by and saw the line on the first evening and opted for a local ice cream stop. On the second evening, I drove around back to park and found a long line of 20 patrons waiting to be served, but the drive-thru was...More

Thank BigAlWestVirginia
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25199 Lela Ct, Waves, Hatteras Island, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Hatteras Island  >  Waves
  • Phone Number: +1 252-987-1228
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