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The Sweet Duck

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1171 Duck Rd, Ste C4, Duck, NC 27949-9415
+1 252-715-1878
10:00 - 22:00
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Owings Mills, Maryland
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52 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

walk in and try not to think you've gone to a special place. Incredible creations and fresh made delectables. Forget your diet, don't worry about how the bathing suit fits, you only live once and this is the place to splurge and indulge.

Thank daderdoc
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

The woman who works there was so sweet to my little boy - I would go back out of sheer loyalty. And my smoothie was really good. It's not the cheapest option in the plaza, but the only one that used real ingredients - not syrup and ice.

Thank Debi H
Charlottesville, Virginia
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Even for a tourist trap, this place was over priced and not that great. I had the salted caramel and I've had much better. The vanilla was flavorless. The serving cups were very small. The two people working there did not seem very happy to be there.

Thank Christopher R
Waynesville, NC
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Although the gelato was "homemade", it lacked flavor. Have had gelato many times before from Italy to other international and domestic places and this was the least enjoyable I've ever had. We will not waste our time and money visiting here again.

Thank LoveInOBX
Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015

We sat outside enjoying each other and our treats. Fun and relaxing. One family member brought their dog which is why we sat outside. Sweet Duck had a lot of variety items.

Thank Sharon M
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

This is the only ice cream shop open after 7 in Duck (open until 9). My family and I arrived here at 9:00 on the dot and received excellent service. Salted caramel and moose tracks are my two recommendations!

Thank Justin G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2015

My family enjoyed some delicious homemade gelato. It was hard narrowing down what to get because all of the pastries, truffles, and other desserts looked delicious. We will make sure to stop here often on future vacations.

Thank Photohydrant
Scarborough, Maine
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

I always make the trek to the Scarborough Faire shopping emporium - it's my favorite. Open air & cute little shops to find some fun stuff. This year we wandered into the Sweet Duck and discovered their amazing taffy selection! Bacon Wrapped maple? Chili Mango? Smores? Heck yeah... we'll add this to the "must do" list every year too! The... More 

Thank MaineGal
Ephrata, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled upon this hidden treasure just when we needed some peace and quiet from the grandchildren! It was like a beautiful,cool oasis. The owner was very friendly. Our margarita flatbread sandwiches were delicious and his drinks hit the spot!! We took some salted caramel cheesecake home that was to die for!! We also had the delicious... More 

Thank LA210
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2015 via mobile

This was a great little spot to grab a cup of gelato and the service was excellent, the service in some other shoppes has not been very good. They also have wine and lunch/ light dinner fare. We will be going back.

Thank 3234nix

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Restaurant Details

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10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1171 Duck Rd, Ste C4, Duck, NC 27949-9415
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Duck
  • Phone Number: +1 252-715-1878

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