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Cranford Vanilla Bean Creamery

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22 North Ave W, Cranford, NJ 07016-2115
+1 908-272-3000
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

stopped in with a few friends after a dinner and had more choices than you can imagine. Great variety of flavors ALL made on the premises; variety of size cones and cups. Also open a little later than most places until 10 pm on our Friday visit A definite return which we did the next day and purchased a gift... More 

Thank terrymR3609FK
Cranford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really the best Ice Cream Shop in North Jersey. I am constantly passing the Dairy Queen with a long line and wondering what all those people are thinking.

Thank Mark P
Cranford, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

I thought it seemed to be priced higher. The ice cream was ok and not worth the price though. There are so many options around the neighborhood. You are bound to find better quality at a lower rate.

Thank mel11375
Cranford, New Jersey
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Employees here are always smiling and willing to help you with selections. Can have soft serve or hARD ICE CREAM ,SOOOOO MANY FLAVORS TO CHOOSE FROM!!!

Thank byrnesy
Cranford, New Jersey
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4 reviews
Reviewed January 17, 2017

This is one of our favorite ice cream places. Everything is homemade, love all the different flavors. There are some that are seasonal, so there is always something new to try. They will give you a taste if you are unsure what flavor to go for. The owner is so accommodating, not only do they make delicious ice cream cakes,... More 

Thank M M
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

Great ice cream. Clean home made taste. Great flavors. Great people. Reasonable prices. The place to go for birthday cakes.

Thank Allen J. B
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

There are so many interesting and creative flavors to choose from here, but the only one you really need is the mint chip. Vanilla bean makes the best home made mint chip ever. It is creamy and simply perfect. The ice cream sandwiches are nice to take home to have in the freezer. It's a treat to come out and... More 

Thank FastAli
Cranford, New Jersey
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Best ice cream around! Many interesting flavors and all homemade. Quality ingredients really shine through!

Thank Deb D
Scotch Plains, New Jersey
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90 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Simply put the best ice cream around. Period!! Newest flavor the apple cider donut was amazing. Always fresh and the employees are very friendly

Thank Michael W
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

We were in the area for a soccer game and felt like we scored big with this post gsme find. There were lots of varieties to choose from. 4 of us ordered 4 different flavors and everyone was wowed by the taste and consistency of the ice cream. I was pleased to order mint chocolate chip that was off white,... More 

Thank Miriam Z

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 North Ave W, Cranford, NJ 07016-2115
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Cranford
  • Phone Number: +1 908-272-3000

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