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All 183 Ocean City Restaurants

Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor

800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3621
609-399-1214
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Ranked #4 of 183 Restaurants in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $8
Cuisines: Dessert, Café
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Harleysville, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Super cute ice cream parlor! Very clean and very friendly staff. Good sized portions for a reasonable price. Lots of great ice cream flavors and toppings. We stop by every time we're in Ocean City. The Dark Side of the Moon is one of our favorite sundaes ~ a must try!!

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Grand Cayman
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

It doesn't try to be trendy, or do sidelines in bad fried food, or charge huge sums because they make the stuff in-house. Nor do they have so many flavours available that half of it has been there too long and dried out. They just make great ice cream and have a back-room for you to sit in and eat... More

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Chesapeake Beach, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

It was clean and had a lot of options for about everything ice cream! I haven't had a banana split in forever and the lady there that Sunday made me a jr. banana split to die for! Loved the hobby horse theme! Kids of all ages would love it!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Ummm every day that I am in or near Ocean City I have to have. This place is outstanding and the service is great and quick ! The cookie monster is awesome...if Ben & Jerry get a hold of this they would want to sell it. I always get a regular scoop on a cone but I keep seeing everyone... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When your in OC you can't miss Hobby Horse, literally. It is the cutest little shop with big flavors. It is decorated with colorful merry go round horses so you can't miss it. Unlike most shore ice-cream shops when you order two scoops you get two full scoops. The ice-cream is creamy delicious and the flavors are endless, just like... More

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Millville, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Not sure what "nothing special" was talking about, but I just had the birthday cake ice cream and every spoonful had at least three big chunks of cake. It was full of cake and very yummy!! Very sad that this is Labor Day weekend and we have to wait for next summer to get this wonderful ice cream again!!

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MWDukeman, Owner at Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor, responded to this review

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Eagleville, Pennsylvania
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Definitely the best ice cream in OC! Large selection of hard and soft-serve, sundaes and other treats. Kids love to sit on the carousel horse outside!

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Wildwood, New Jersey
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

This was an ok ice cream parlor. I wasn't too amazed with their options. Their times are convenient though. It made an after dinner treat. It was no better than any other ice cream parlor we have been to this week. Plus the line was crazy with no organization. With that line frankly I was disappointed with their flavors.

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Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

They have a great selection of ice cream and a good selection of sundaes loaded with your choice of toppings. My wife ate the whole thing! The service was personal. You feel they are creating something special for you. The chocolate covered pretzels are awsome for dipping into your ice cream. The painted horse out front makes for some good... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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286 reviews 286 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Lots of different flavors and toppings to choose from. Some soft serve available also. Mint chocolate chip was very good, and others in our party enjoyed their flavors. Dining area decorated with a few painted carousel horses, fun for kids to look at. Overall great ice cream.

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Additional Information about Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor

Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3621
Phone Number: 609-399-1214
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City
Average Prices: USD 3 - 8
Cuisine: Dessert, Café

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