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Hoffman's Ice Cream

569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2204
732-974-2253
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Ranked #1 of 23 Restaurants in Spring Lake
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Most recent review
- Aug 21, 2014
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Chatham
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71 reviews 71 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I've been going to Hoffman's dfor decades! Delicious Ice Cream but last year, we saw a decline in the cleanliness at the Spring Lakke location and this year, no improvement. Long lines to get the ice cream great you but while waiting, you'll notice a dirty floor with trash like napkins all around. No urgency to clean up as we... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The ice cream is wonderful! They do such a great business they really need to expand their seating. Will definitely go back.

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Nutley, New Jersey
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250 reviews 250 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is the place to go for ice cream. We stopped yesterday after having lunch and it was great. The Coconut Joy is my favorite but you can't go wrong with strawberry bon bon or any other flavor in the store. It is absolutely the best thing to do at the shore. It was late afternoon, no lines, just great... More

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New York City, New York
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Great ice cream, but the place itself has zero charm. The seating area felt kind of dirty and wish they had fun outside seating.

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New York City, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I've been going to Hoffman's for years, and it just gets better and better. Depending on when you go, there may be a significant wait, but it is well worth it.

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albany ny
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31 reviews 31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I stopped by Hoffmans with family. There was a very long line, however the service is very quick and it moved along nicely. The ice cream, mocha fudge chunk was absolutely the best ice cream I have ever tasted and the small was more than enough for me. It was so good we went back the next day. YUM!

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Jersey Shore, New Jersey
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133 reviews 133 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I've been to just about every ice cream joint down the shore from Point Pleasant to Cape May and I have to say that Hoffman's is in my top three! It is really hard to go into Hoffman's and just try one flavor. You can tell right away that they make their ice cream fresh. Their Peanut Butter Nugget and... More

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Edison, New Jersey
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We've been driving to Hoffman's in Spring Lake for over 15 years (we live about 30 to 40 minutes away depending on seasonal traffic). While we have several Icecream locations closer to home, nothing is as good as Hoffman's. The only exception is Beaches and Cream located in the WDW Resort at the Beach and Yacht Club Resorts (way too... More

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Chester, New Jersey
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

we visit everytime we visit the jersey shore. not just one night but every night. worth the wait in line and crazy parking lot.

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West Freehold, New Jersey, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Love their yogurt because of its high water content; you don't feel so "heavy" after you eat their soft serve yogurt. Kids are always polite who wait on you. Had to say that we missed many nights there due to its popularity, and headed to Menchies instead.

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