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Vanilla Bean Creamery

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958 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5200
609-898-0157
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Mid Atlantic
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78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Best ice cream in the area! Open only in the evening, Vanilla Bean consistently serves up phenomenal homemade ice cream in a wide variety of great flavors. For example, flavors at our recent visit included banana with peanut butter ripple (yum), coconut with chocolate chips, chocolate with maltball crunch, mocha with chocolate covered coffee beans and much more. Of course,... More 

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Thank Momma23boyz
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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43 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent ice cream - so many great flavors to choose from. We had the coconut chip, but I was sorely tempted by many other options. "Nantucket" was a pistachio and cranberry flavor - wow. A wonderful stop for ice cream lovers.

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Saskatoon, Canada
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32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had seafood at a nearby restaurant and drove by the Creamery. You have to love it that the sign said "Homemade ice cream ready by 5PM." Great flavors and small tables offer outside seating

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Thank Julie F
Rio Grande, New Jersey
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is a must go to place- off the beaten path but so worth it. All home made ice cream with so many different choices everyone will leave with a smile on their faces and bellies!

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Thank sanibell75
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Have had much better "home made ice cream, was not impressed. Expensive and without much flavor. When I asked for a sample, it was given quite begrudgingly.

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Thank LRH98
Union, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

If you want the absolutely best ice cream in NJ, this is it. The ice cream is made right there, the owner is a very pleasant woman who does a great job. The staff is always friendly and the menu of ice cream always changes! Try something different! Be adventurous! The are is great, go view the Cape May Canal!... More 

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Thank Dan T
Hackettstown, New Jersey
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

love this little hidden gem...from the pretty lavender paint on the outside, to the delicious ice cream on the inside! We don't mind paying 4$ for 2 big scoops of ice cream! You definitely get your money's worth...I especially love that anyone can get a kid cone, which is one, really nice-sized scoop...they aren't cheap...and we appreciated that...the ice cream... More 

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Thank Cannoli17
Cape May, New Jersey
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Delicious homemade ice cream with a variety of flavors to choose from. Prices were a little high, but the quality of the product makes up for it. Will definitely be back!

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Thank Mary W
Cape May, New Jersey
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73 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I love pulling up to this little house with the mini-lights. The flower boxes and plants surrounding the old-fashioned take out window help to make this an experience that children will remember when they are all grown up. The service is lovely. Then, you get the homemade ice cream. You can taste the love and work that has been put... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015 via mobile

Definitely is not HOMEMADE! Tasted like store bought ice cream! Owner very RUDE! Will not be back to this ice creamery!!

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Thank Cheryl W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 958 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5200
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Cape May
  • Phone Number: 609-898-0157
Description
http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-vanilla-bean-creamery-cape-may

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?