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Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor

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800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
+1 609-399-1214
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2:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Street Parking, Takeout, Television

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  • 64
    Excellent
  • 15
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Summer highlight

The homemade sundaes w/ the tiny cone and chocolate covered pretzel is just one of the touches you can't get just anywhere !!! Try my favorite: the spunky monkey, a hot fudge sundae w/ a banana!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 23, 2015
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

The homemade sundaes w/ the tiny cone and chocolate covered pretzel is just one of the touches you can't get just anywhere !!! Try my favorite: the spunky monkey, a hot fudge sundae w/ a banana!!!!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Delicious, creamy homemade ice cream, generously served at decent prices. The kids who waited us were so pleasant, with long lines that snaked into the seating area. But, they are efficient, and the line moved quickly. An extra bonus is free parking next to it and LOTS of seating inside (air conditioned), which is nice when it's so hot and... More 

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Thank We_love_CNY
Fishkill, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Best Ice Cream in Ocean City. We tried to beat the crowds. One night there had to be 50 +people on line.

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Thank fuzz1994
Philadelphia, PA USA
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

We love going to the Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor in OCNJ. We enjoy the cones and also the very tasty waffles and ice cream! Yummy!!

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Thank Poodalu
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Due to my diet, I couldn't eat the ice cream, I can only comment on the other aspects of the ice cream parlour and the experience my family had. According to my family, this was the best ice cream of the trip. The place had so many options for cones (they even had a chocolate-chip cone) as well as ice... More 

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Thank minivanride
East Brunswick, New Jersey
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Very clean ice cream/candy/coffee shop. The portions were generous and the flavor so were original and plenty to choose from. Nice sitting area inside, benches outside, and parking available. Delicious home-aide ice cream.

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Thank Samantha L
Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I have tried other ice cream parlors over the years I have been going to Ocean City but keep coming back to this place because they have the best tasting ice cream around. You can always ask for a taste of any flavor you are interested in to help you make up your mind and the people who work there... More 

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Thank Gail N
Bridgeton, New Jersey
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

the hobby horse offers many flavors of ice cream and toppings.Very friendly offer inside tables which is great on a hot humid nite.

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Thank janice k
west chester, pa
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

good selection of home made ice cream and frozen yogurt. an outdoor patio is a welcome spot to sit since there is no seating indoors.

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Thank Anna K
Watsontown, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

This was by far our favorite of the ice cream places we went too. The sundaes were delicious and they had a ton of flavors to choose from. I wish we would have found this place earlier on our trip!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-1214

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 12
  • Cuisine: Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
2:00 pm - 12:00 am

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