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Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor

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800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-399-1214
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2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television

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  • 60
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  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
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  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
My family's favourite ice cream cone in Ocean City!

Due to my diet, I couldn't eat the ice cream, I can only comment on the other aspects of the ice cream parlour and the experience my family had. According to my family, this was the best ice cream of the trip. The place had so many options for cones (they even had a chocolate-chip cone) as well as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

Due to my diet, I couldn't eat the ice cream, I can only comment on the other aspects of the ice cream parlour and the experience my family had. According to my family, this was the best ice cream of the trip. The place had so many options for cones (they even had a chocolate-chip cone) as well as ice... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very clean ice cream/candy/coffee shop. The portions were generous and the flavor so were original and plenty to choose from. Nice sitting area inside, benches outside, and parking available. Delicious home-aide ice cream.

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Venice, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I have tried other ice cream parlors over the years I have been going to Ocean City but keep coming back to this place because they have the best tasting ice cream around. You can always ask for a taste of any flavor you are interested in to help you make up your mind and the people who work there... More 

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Bridgeton, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

the hobby horse offers many flavors of ice cream and toppings.Very friendly offer inside tables which is great on a hot humid nite.

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west chester, pa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

good selection of home made ice cream and frozen yogurt. an outdoor patio is a welcome spot to sit since there is no seating indoors.

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Watsontown, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was by far our favorite of the ice cream places we went too. The sundaes were delicious and they had a ton of flavors to choose from. I wish we would have found this place earlier on our trip!

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Ocean City, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Just the best ice cream and variety in North America. Great service and upbeat aura. Great flavors and a outstanding choice of toppings. Did I mention the free parking, in Ocean City of all places. Don't miss this landmark, your kids will not forget it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We love the Hobby Horse because their ice cream is delicious and they are open late night. We like to take a walk to get a treat later when it's cool outside. They have indoor and outdoor seating available. The Hobby Horse has so many ice cream flavors and treats to choose from and everything I've tried has been delicious.... More 

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Mount Airy, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

OMG this ice cream is divine! The death by chocolate was so good! Both hand dipped and soft serve ice cream available as well and other dessert items. It was quite crowded on a Friday evening but totally worth the wait!

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Pasadena, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Hobby Horse is a great little ice cream parlor. It's always crowded at night, so we usually go there @ dinner time...............ice cream for dinner happens at least once while we're in Ocean City.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-1214

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am

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