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Vanilla Bean Creamery

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958 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204
609-898-0157
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Description: http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-vanilla-bean-creamery-cape-may

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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If you want the absolutely best ice cream in NJ, this is it. The ice cream is made right there, the owner is a very pleasant woman who does a great job. The staff is always friendly and the menu of ice cream always changes! Try something different! Be adventurous! The are is great, go view the Cape... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 7, 2015
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Union, New Jersey
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Have had much better "home made ice cream, was not impressed. Expensive and without much flavor. When I asked for a sample, it was given quite begrudgingly.

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Union, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you want the absolutely best ice cream in NJ, this is it. The ice cream is made right there, the owner is a very pleasant woman who does a great job. The staff is always friendly and the menu of ice cream always changes! Try something different! Be adventurous! The are is great, go view the Cape May Canal!... More 

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Hackettstown, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

love this little hidden gem...from the pretty lavender paint on the outside, to the delicious ice cream on the inside! We don't mind paying 4$ for 2 big scoops of ice cream! You definitely get your money's worth...I especially love that anyone can get a kid cone, which is one, really nice-sized scoop...they aren't cheap...and we appreciated that...the ice cream... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Delicious homemade ice cream with a variety of flavors to choose from. Prices were a little high, but the quality of the product makes up for it. Will definitely be back!

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love pulling up to this little house with the mini-lights. The flower boxes and plants surrounding the old-fashioned take out window help to make this an experience that children will remember when they are all grown up. The service is lovely. Then, you get the homemade ice cream. You can taste the love and work that has been put... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Definitely is not HOMEMADE! Tasted like store bought ice cream! Owner very RUDE! Will not be back to this ice creamery!!

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Princeton, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

Good, fresh, homemade ice cream. The chips were a little crunchy but the ice cream tasted very fresh. It's not up to par with the best natural ice creams that I have tried (in Cape May, Bliss ice cream is better but more expensive). It's served on the side of a house on the way into town, but they have... More 

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Rochester, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Read reviews so planned to stop by on way out of Cape May. Ice cream was very good. All of us had several different flavors and liked what we had. Odd location, not really near anything, but if you are in area you will be happy you stopped by.

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

This ice cream shop is a house at the end of the Garden State Parkway right before the bridge into Cape May. It's easier to get into and out of by car than expected. All home made, wonderful flavors. We had peach and butter pecan which were wonderful, but many more adventurous flavors as well. Very friendly counter staff.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Bland ice cream that wasn't fresh, though the season has only just begun. Two of the four varieties we tried contained ice crystals. Not as expensive as I imagined it to be, thankfully. Fun music playing to help you forget you're eating on the highway.

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  • Address: 958 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-898-0157

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