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Pelican's SnoBalls

3217 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704-3253
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good8%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
8 Aug 2017
“Simple, but truly delicious, the best snow cones in NC!”
19 Jul 2017
“One and Done For Me”
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
3217 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704-3253
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Not fancy, no frills, but the absolutely best flavored snow cones in North Carolina! Any flavor imaginable...smooth ice, and tasty flavors.

Thank Dottie D
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went to Pelican's SnoBalls in Newton, NC on a Sunday evening. We arrived at 5:50. The line was super long as it had been the other times we had gone by there without stopping. But this time, we decided to bite the bullet and...More

1  Thank dooscoop32
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Soo many choices of flavors ,this place is always busy great favorite. Sit around and enjoy the company of others . Play a game . You will return and return . Enjoy

Thank jeanncnc
Reviewed 11 June 2016

This place has so many flavors you will never get bored. I love the orange creamsicle and the wedding cake with condensed milk. Buy a bag of pelican Bucks and get the value of one free.

Thank Carmen H
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

I have heard rave reviews of this place, and a friend and I decided to give it try. We wish we had not. We wish we had just gone somewhere else instead. Now, I have to admit, we both got sugar-free snow cones. But we...More

2  Thank EdRockster
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Shaved ice is a real treat! If you have never had it, it's really worth a try. The ice is finer than a snow cone, so it really sops up the flavors. Pelican's has AMAZING flavors with an infinite amount of combination. This is the...More

Thank debi1rn
Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

Shaved ice is always a tasty treat! Pelican's offers a ton of flavors to choose from, and is reasonably priced. I like to get mine stuffed with the snow cream. I highly recommend checking this place out.

Thank Casellan
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and I were craving a slushie... being new to the area, I Googled and found this place which is absolutely incredible. They have like over 100 flavors. I got cotton candy which was spot on, and my husband had cherry cola which was...More

2  Thank JediFiveO
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Pelican's is one of my absolute favorite places in Durham for a sweet, cold, summer snack! I've tried at least 30 of their many flavors, but always go back to the delicious Coconut, Passionfruit, Kiwi, and Birthday Cake Batter :) The prices are great and...More

1  Thank Meredith S
Reviewed 31 December 2014 via mobile

This place is amazing! The Snoballs are delicious and you can't beat the great atmosphere! Don't even get me started on how soft the snow is and how amazingly accurate and mouth watering the flavors are!!!

Thank boflex
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3217 N Roxboro St, Durham, NC 27704-3253
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Durham
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