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Hoffman's Ice Cream

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800 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner

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  • 89
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  • 30
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
The best ice cream at the Jersey Shore

Hoffman's Ice Cream has a huge selection of home-made ice cream. It's really the best ice cream we have tasted anywhere and the selection is amazing. Nothing on the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk can touch it. .Expect to have big crowds and long waits on week-ends. It is better to go early or... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
Judie H
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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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Wyckoff, New Jersey
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Hoffman's Ice Cream has a huge selection of home-made ice cream. It's really the best ice cream we have tasted anywhere and the selection is amazing. Nothing on the Point Pleasant Beach boardwalk can touch it. .Expect to have big crowds and long waits on week-ends. It is better to go early or wait until 10 PM.

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Monmouth county
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

A must have when visiting the shore! They make their own ice cream and by far I think is the best I ever had!!! So creamy and priced nicely especially when you bring the family. Old fashioned business that shows how much they take pride in their ice cream. Be prepared in the summer to wait on line but the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I love hoffmans... They make their ice creams in the same facility and they have a great variety. The only thing I don't like is the long wait during summer season... It gets crazy busy but it's worth the wait.

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Edison, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Wow. This place does ice cream well. So yummy are all the flavors. And sizes, always go with the smaller one because they really pile it on. This might be the best ice cream on the jersey shore. However because it is so popular the lines are crazy long. The inside is not going to win any cute ice cream... More 

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Clayton, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I wanted to try something new so I tried the peanut butter and jelly ice cream,, OMG mite not sound good but it was super good.. will be back

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Brick, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Hoffmans is truly one of the best establishments in the area ...and the only really good ice cream place in the area! Their ice cream and milkshakes are great, the place is clean, prices are fair, and the staff are friendly. I'm a local so I come here most often in the winter - I can't deal with the summer... More 

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Keyport, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This place is an institution if you live by the shore. With that said we go once after Memorial Day,wait in line, and then don't go back until the fall. The ice cream is good & they have many flavors. But...from May to September the lines are very long(hour or more) and the servers rarely smile because they are pressured... More 

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Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

No better ice cream around. Only problem is the long lines. However, fully worth the wait!!! Been a customer since the days it was a Carvel and we are talking over 50 years. Definitely a repeat customer! A must go to if vacationing in PPBch and surrounding communities.....

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Warren, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Many flavors, home made, flexible hours of operation, great and friendly service.On a summer's night try to get there early or else the line is endless! But worth the wait.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Hoffman's started out as a Carvel when I was a kid growing up in Point Pleasant Beach in the 1950's and early 60s. The ice cream is as good if not better than I remember from those days. Nothing fancy - simple excellent ice cream with many many choices. Also one of the best milk shakes I've ever had.

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Additional Information about Hoffman's Ice Cream

Address: 800 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Point Pleasant Beach

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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