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Hopkins Farm Creamery

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Address: 18186 Dairy Farm Rd, Lewes, DE 19958-4505
Phone Number: (302) 645-7163
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Excellent ice cream

My family refers to this creamery as the "stinky ice cream" farm. The cows are right there which is kind of fun but their one byproduct is especially stinky on a hot summer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
BarbJG
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family refers to this creamery as the "stinky ice cream" farm. The cows are right there which is kind of fun but their one byproduct is especially stinky on a hot summer evening. It is sort of a sweet pain experience. Lots of flavors. The butter pecan actually has real pecans in it! Worth the drive.

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Thank BarbJG
Lewes, Delaware
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great ice cream and lots of choices, just don't get hung up on the smell.....the cows are right there! ......and you can even pet them. There's usually a long line, but the kids working there are terrific and the system for ordering and pick up works well....ENJOY!

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Thank franrussell1
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41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stopped here after a day of exploring and enjoyed some really tasty ice cream- this was my favorite of the ice cream shops we went to in the area. It doesn't get more farm to table than this! I had the apple pie ice cream which was delicious, and a single scoop goes a very, very long way. Don't... More 

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Thank Emily M
Washington DC
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We took two days this week to see if the Lewes/Rehoboth area was a place we could retire to. We had been in the off season but needed to see if we could deal with the craziness during peak season. We stumbled onto this gem by virtue of staying at a wonderful B&B owned by the sister. Nothing fancy here.... More 

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Thank mahaneys
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I really wanted to try this place out after reading the amazing reviews. But, even though the ice cream was great, I must say that the service isn't. They have some amazing flavors - but can you taste before picking what you want? NO. There is no room for that. You place your order at a small... More 

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Thank Ray_arora
Dover, Delaware
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554 reviews
132 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Off of rte 1 & 9 the ice cream is homemade and the best I have ever tasted. The cows reside right there, you can't get any fresher than this place!

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Thank Lisa B
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff is very slow at rush hours, but the ice cream is worth the wait! Be sure to visit the creamery when the wind is blowing the cow stink away though (unless you are part of the people who think that's the point). However, it seems like they have been adding water to the ice cream since last year... More 

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Thank David B
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4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been there at least ten times while vacationing in the area, but never again. It takes just a few minutes to order, but then 30-45 minutes to get your ice cream. After waiting 45 minutes I was told they were out of the flavor I ordered. The pineapple sherbet is the reason I go there, and to wait... More 

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Thank Jodi H
United States
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351 reviews
180 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this farm has been in delaware a long time and has very fresh ice cream and some interesting flavors as well.

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Thank drudol
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good ice cream , got the real feel of farm to table. There ordering system works out real well did not wait long for ice cream.

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