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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards, Gift Cards Available
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Reviewed June 24, 2022

This place is crazy good! When a friend saw that I was in Beach Haven, he suggested I go and get the elephant ear, so I did and was not disappointed, It was huge and very yummy. My friends and I also had a cinnamon-covered...croissant (excellent), crumb cake (ridiculously moist and yummy), black & white cookie (super good), and an M&M cookie (okay, but not as awesome as the other stuff)! It's a good thing we were only here for 3 days, otherwise, I would have gained so much weight from this place alone!More

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed September 9, 2021

Organized, good supply , tasty !, and experts in specialty deserts! Jelly donuts are a big hit for our household :-)

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed July 23, 2021

Did not disappoint at all based on my memory from 20 years ago. Everything is great. Breakfast had a line out the door

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed November 21, 2020

We have a vacation home on LBI, and every morning my Dad goes to Crust & Crumb to bring yummy baked goods back to the house for our friends and family to enjoy! They have a wide assortment of cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and elephant ears,...which are a large flaky crust, with swirls of cinnamon and sugar, and even chocolate!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed October 4, 2020

The Crust & Crumb Bakery is one of those old fashioned bakeries that every town should have in it. It has the Sunday doughnut/baked goods that people love, all sorts of twists, pastries, crullers and Italian pastries that are favorites but the only problem is...that they are expensive. Their cinnamon elephant ears that are $3.50 in our local bakery in Bergen County which is a far more expensive place to live are $7.00 here. I think that is over doing it a little, the same with their cookies and other items. Their doughnuts are $1.50 which I thought was fair and I settled on a Boston Cream Doughnut which was delicious. It had a thick chocolate icing top and creamy custard filling. I was impressed. The service is also very nice here and very friendly. Prices aside the bakery is really nice and I would definitely make this part of my visit ti Beach Haven.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed June 26, 2020

I grew up spending my summer vacations at LBI and it's a place that has so many great memories. The Crust and Crumb bakery was always a delicious part of those summer memories. It's been almost 20 years since I've been on the island and...I just had to have a taste of those delicious elephant ears so I called hoping they could be mailed to Va. I have to say everyone there was helpful and they arrived, tasty as ever. I loved introducing my son to them as well and he too is now hooked. This bakery has been making these for as long as I can remember and they are as good today as they were 30 years ago. Worth the trip to try them!!More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

In the nearly 35 years I’ve been going to the Crust &Crumb the only things I’ve ever gotten are the elephant ears (about 10 inch around flat, flakey and crisp pastries swirled a glaze and cinnamon sugar). Importantly, my vegetarian daughter can eat them. It...is impossible to convey in print just how good they are, but even in years when we vacation elsewhere we will find one day each summer to drive 2 hours to LBI, and we are aleays sure to stop in and but half a dozen eats we can freze (they freeze well). I’ve not had anything else though it all looks impressive on displayMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

Best bakery on LBI. Awesome cronuts and some of the best crumb cake anywhere. Get there early because the line backs up quickly and you don’t want to miss the best products!!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

We selected a variety of pastries from Crust & Crumb and found them all to be very good, fresh and tasty. We had heard from several people about the elephant ears and they were as good as they were described to us. The bakery had...a line to the door, but the salespeople kept it moving. Easy parking here.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 8, 2019

This is a must when ever we go to Bay Village. They have many delicious treats but their elephant ears are the best!

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed July 6, 2019

Everything I have had from this bakery has been great but the absolutely huge elephant ears are the best I have had anywhere.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Last day at the beach we figured we grab some quick donuts to have at the house while packing up. Donuts tasted good but one complaint is the the frosting was still wet at 8:30 in the morning. Made the donuts very hard to eat...especially for young kids Nice staff but pricey $16 for a dozen messy donuts is a little highMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

Stopped in when by the shopping area of Beach Haven and discovered Elephant Ears and Cronuts - yum! This is clearly a local spot and the variety of items all look phenomenal and what we tasted was top notch. I’d highly recommend the baked goods...from here.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

To say that we have been going to crust to crumb bakery as a tradition is an understatement. It is more like a destination. Best elephant ears on the planet!

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

I used to come to LBI every year growing up and have come sporadically over the past 10 years, but when it comes to food I have got to have when here, an elephant ear from Crust & Crumb is absolutely on top of my...list. This year was no disappointment. Delicious, flakey, and just a little goey...just like I remember 30 years ago. My husband doesn’t have the same appreciation that I do, but he was very happy with his Boston cream donut. It was loaded with filling.More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Crust & Crumb Bakery is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4