Coffee shops, ice cream shops, bakeries, and other sweet treats from restaurants in Ocean Isle Beach, NC

Across the water from Ocean Isle, visitors will encounter a variety of local eateries and businesses worth visiting on the mainland. Below, we’ve put together a list of just a few of our favorite places to stop in for a treat when your sweet tooth is dominating your cravings. Read on to learn more about the best treat restaurants in Ocean Isle Beach NC!

2 Ladies and a Scoop Plus More

7290 Beach Drive SW Unit 7, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469


Beachlife Sweets

107 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Pete's Sweets

113 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Spilt Milk

120-6 Causeway Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

OIB Surf & Java

6278-2 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Sunset Slush® Classic Italian Ice

6848 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

The Ice Cream Shoppe

6777 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Sweetcakes TBC Bakery

7026 Beach Drive Unit 3, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469


The Brew House

7207 Beach Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Maverick's Java

303 Sunset Blvd N, Sunset Beach, NC 28468

How Sweet It Is Ice Cream Shop

101 Shoreline Drive, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469

Calabash Creamery

9910 Beach Drive, Calabash, NC 28467

Pelican's SnoBalls

5460 S. Main Street, Shallotte, NC 28470

Dairy Queen

20 Naber Drive, Shallotte, NC 28470

Jumpin' Java

4635 Main Street, Shallotte, NC 28470

Sugar Confections Bakery

4830-3 Main Street, Shallotte, NC 28470

Pete’s Sweets

Housed within a sweet storefront, Pete’s Sweets has a charming ambiance that will take you and your guests back to the nostalgic days of candy shops and ice cream parlors. Sample homemade fudge, ice cream, and candy in this adorable shop. Try ice cream flavors like pumpkin pie nut, peanut butter chocolate, chocolate chip cookie dough, and more. Grab some cotton candy or fudge for the road. You won’t regret it!

OIB Surf & Java

This unique shop not only carries a wide variety of surfing essentials (from apparel and gear to custom handmade surfboards by a local surfboard maker), but it’s also home to some of the best coffee in all of Ocean Isle. Their list of coffee and coffee-like concoctions is extensive, including espressos, lattes, cappuccinos, mochas, breve, café au lait, drip coffee, chai lattes, tea, hot chocolate, frappes, cold brew, and more. They're available in a wide array of flavors, with extras such as soy or almond milk, flavor shots, and espresso shots. They also offer baked goods like muffins and monkey bread. Restaurants in Ocean Isle Beach NC have it all!

Sunset Slush

Specializing in classic Italian Ice, you’ll find Sunset Slush has locations both on the mainland and on the island, though it’s original location is firmly on the mainland on Beach Drive. Come here for their inventive Italian ice flavors. There are over fifty flavors to choose from. You can even get alcoholic infusions.

Restaurants In Ocean Isle Beach NC

To find out more about these spots for delicious treats and other wonderful locales to check out around Ocean Isle, contact our team of reservation specialists and reserve your stay in one of our incredible vacation rentals today!