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“Friendly, great service and great ice cream. Check it out!!!!!”

Fatty's Treats & Tours
Ranked #3 of 9 things to do in Buxton
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Owner description: Fatty's treats and tours is an exciting new business on the outer banks! We have 24 flavors of Hershey's ice cream, milkshakes, smoothies, shaved ice, gifts, toys, and our always popular T-shirts with Fatty the seagull! If your looking for a way to burn off those calories or just a fun way to spend the day with the family Fattys is conveniently located on some of the best kayaking grounds on the entire outerbanks! Our tours take you on a trip through time to visit the very spot the English first landed in the new world. There are sting rays, and fish at play in the water, and egrets, pelecians, and heron to watch in the air! Fattys is an experience for everyone of all ages so come out and support locals, and have a great time!
Useful Information: Lockers / storage, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access
1 review
“Friendly, great service and great ice cream. Check it out!!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2012

Jeff is very polite and he treats you like you are more than family. We have gone for ice cream there for the past two years and this year he was only open from 12-6, because it wasn't the busy time. He had offered on our last night there to stay open for us. What business does that? He also gives great portion sizes and the ice cream is great. there are a lot of great flavors too. You have to try it there. Written by the Carroll's from Buffalo, New York.

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buxtonbeach, Owner at Fatty's Treats & Tours, responded to this review, 16 June 2012
Hey im finally getting up to date on here! Thanks for the review and im glad you were able to make it in on your last night! Fatty's loves cool people like yall and thank you for making Fatty's part of your vacation!
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English first
Smethport, Pennsylvania
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A lot of fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2011

We had a 2 year old and 11 year old with us and it was a lot of fun. You meet at 9am out front go out back get your boats and off you go. Was a lot of fun, the water is very shallow and calm so great for little kids. A lot of our group saw sting rays, we missed it. Polarized sunglasses help you see in the water better so you can see him. Mid trip you stop and stand in the water for a history lesson. The guide/owner's brother wrote the most recent history book on it. The store opens at noon, they have Hershey ice cream, hand stirred shakes, and hot dogs right now. They had the last of their kitchen delivered this morning, and will be serving a full menu soon. Would recommend this tour as a must if you are anywhere in HI

Visited August 2011
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Minneapolis, MN
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome sunset adventure”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2011

This was our first experience kayaking, and Jeff did a great job! He was very knowledgeable about the history of the island, while being incredibly entertaining at the same time. We caught an amazing sunset and had a fantastic time. I wish we had time to sample the ice cream - we had to run to catch our dinner reservation. But, all in all, it was a great experience and I would highly recommend that others try it. Next time, we're going to go for the morning kayak outing.

Visited June 2011
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Clayton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“kayak tour”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2011

Just took my family of four on the most awesome kayak tour, jeff makes you feel a part of his family I recommend this for anyone visiting the outer banks great adventure plus a great history lesson all at once.reasonable rates

Visited May 2011
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Chesapeake, Virginia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The Best Ice Cream on the East Coast”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2010

My family and I found Fatty's after a little local exploration, and boy, am I glad we did! The hand-spun milkshakes are the best milkshakes I have ever tasted, and that's no exaggeration! The service was friendly, the price was more than reasonable, and they even offer kayak tours (which is next on my to-do list for a return trip). If I lived in Buxton, I would be visiting Fatty's every day. Trust me, if you find yourself in Buxton, go get some ice cream from Fatty's. You won't regret it!

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buxtonbeach, Owner at Fatty's Treats & Tours, responded to this review, 20 August 2010
Thanks so much for the review! We are glad you liked our milkshakes and we can't wait for that kayak tour! Fatty's hopes that you had a great vacation and we'll see you next year!
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