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Hoffman's Ice Cream

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569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2204
732-974-2253
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Drinks

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  • 77
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  • 22
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 4
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Shore tradition

Even the locals wait in line for the excellent homemade ice cream. Enjoy the company. Lots of nice people.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
seaandy334
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New Jersey
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New Jersey
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Even the locals wait in line for the excellent homemade ice cream. Enjoy the company. Lots of nice people.

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Mendham, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

One of the best ice cream spots in New Jersey. Always crowded, but the kids working here keep it moving. Ice cream is original, full of flavor and devoid of air.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Ice cream is great. Flavors are plentiful. I had brownie ala mode. Daughter had cookie monster. No complains except its crowded but that's what you get when its good.

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New York City, New York
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Very busy place but the lines move quickly. Many flavors to choose from. They could use a little cleaning, windows were dirty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This place is busy in the summer. A very popular spot so finding parking is always a challenge. The ice cream is great. Would highly recommend.

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The times we have gone there, there is always a long line but worth the wait. The kids that work there are really efficient and I think as pleasant as they can be considering all the people they have to serve. There are a few places to sit outside the shop but think they could use some more seating.

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New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Hoffman's Ice Cream is definitely part of the "day at the beach" experience. Had "Coconut Joy" last night - coconut ice-cream with chocolate: yum. One of our group though had mint chip and did not think he got enough chips. It is a long and rather disorganized wait, but it's a shore ice cream parlor so I don't really expect... More 

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Bayonne, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

If you are in the area, you must try Hoffman's. The ice cream is the best I have ever had. There is usually a line, so leave some time for that. There are benches outside where people sit and eat.

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Brick, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I have been going to Hoffman's Ice Cream shop in Point Pleasant Beach since the day it opened when Bob Hoffman operated it. The ice cream is absolutely great. Last evening we had dinner in Bradley Beach and when driving home we passed Hoffman's Ice Cream in Spring Lake Heights and decided to stop in. This is the first time... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

An ice cream lover's delight. There is a flavor for everyone, and all are made fresh and hand scooped. If you are craving an ice cream cone or a dish, and you do not have the flavor you want in your freezer, this is THE place to go along the Jersey Shore.

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Additional Information about Hoffman's Ice Cream

Address: 569 Church St, Spring Lake, NJ 07762-2204
Phone Number: 732-974-2253
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Spring Lake
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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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
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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