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Hoffman's Ice Cream

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569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2204
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks

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Great ice cream

Mocha salted caramel ....need I say more. Our post beach snack the 2 days we stayed in Spring Lake! Really great flavors!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
parsippany, nj
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parsippany, nj
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91 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Mocha salted caramel ....need I say more. Our post beach snack the 2 days we stayed in Spring Lake! Really great flavors!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Love the ice cream! Can't go wrong.This one and the one in Point Pleasant are excellent! Great size cones, delicious homemade ice cream.

New Hope, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

After a relaxing picnic dinner on the beach, we came for ice cream. Not being from the area, we depended on the other couples' knowledge of the area. When they said that Hoffman's had good ice cream they weren't kidding. Not only was it good, but but the selection of flavors was tremendous. And the small is three large scoops.... More 

New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

This place is a must when in Spring Lake. We made the mistake of trying to stop around 5 on a Sunday afternoon....lines out the door. We went back on Monday evening - no lines. I couldn't believe the size of my small chocolate chunk cone which was delicious. My husband enjoyed his raspberry ice cream too. Yummy is right!

Spring Lake
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

We celebrated my BF birthday with a birthday cake from Hoffman's. What a treat. They will make a cake with whatever combination of ice creams you select, and whatever center you select. We had a layer of mocha and a layer of mint ice cream with crushed oreos between the layers. Everyone was ohing and ahing over the cake.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Mocha expresso chunk is delicious if you like a coffee base with espresso beans. Hoffman's is known for its ice cream, yogurt, sundaes, shakes and floats. Be prepared for a long line in the summer.

Spring Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Hoffman's Ice Cream has been a long time favorite of tourist and locals alike! They have two locations Spring Lake and Pt. Pleasant. Hands down it is the best homemade ice cream in the area with lots and lots of great flavors! So if you find yourself in the area, definitely stop for a visit!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Hoffman's has been around for decades in the shore area. Always a treat to pick the flavor and size that will satisfy my taste. Of course, it takes so long to wait to be served. Wish the lines were shorter and wish they more outside seating. Pricing seems in line with other ice cream parlors but that doesn't mean it's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

There's nothing wrong with this place, but it's no better than a half-dozen ice cream places within a couple of miles, but this one is always jammed. Suggest you google another place!

Ramsey, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Ahh, Hoffman's ... The highlight of a Jersey girl's summer! I've yet to find a better mint chocolate chip ice cream. The hubby loves the peanut butter and chocolate. Just wish it was slightly less chaotic, but perhaps that's part of its charm...


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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2204
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
  • Phone Number: 732-974-2253


Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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