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Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor

800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3621
+1 609-399-1214
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (62 reviews)
“sundae” (18 reviews)
“banana split” (3 reviews)
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800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3621
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Reviews (107)
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Hobbie Horse is my favorite ice cream place down the shore. They have the best Chocolate peanut butter ice crem! They also have great indoor and outdoor seating & a water fountain with cups. Great family place.

Thank JenSchindler
Reviewed 24 August 2016

We stayed just down the street from Hobby Horse, and watched the long lines form every night. We finally went in, and it was worth the wait. The staff works quickly and is friendly, and everything we tried was super delicious. They have cups, as...More

Thank tazmok
Reviewed 23 August 2016

The Hobby Horse is an ice cream lover's dream come true. There are many selections to choose from and you can select your own toppings. With indoor/outdoor seating and free parking it is nice to relax and eat your ice cream.

Thank pjmwjr58
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

From the second we entered the door the staff was friendly and helpful. Large variety of flavors and combinations. Prices were reasonable and place was immaculate. Ice cream was DELICIOUS and staff was SO PERSONABLE! Will definitely be back!

Thank ssb87
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

After trying several ice cream places in Ocean City and being severely disappointed, we tried Hobby Horse and it was incredible!! We had ice cream, sorbet and a dark chocolate marshmallow which were all stellar!! The wait staff was wonderful. A must try in my...More

Thank mksark
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We had been staying in Ocean City for a week with our daughter who owns a condominium on Ocean Avenue. Knowing my love of ice cream, she had many visits on her own to the Hobby Horse Ice Cream Parlor. As soon as you get...More

Thank Bob and Joan
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Love it! Full sundaes. Lots of flavors and toppings. Very nice. Extra back room to sit in the AC. Kids are happy. Mom and dad are happy

Thank bgreiner
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

Creamy hand dipped ice cream in an old fashioned style ice cream parlor. So many flavors! Free parking, seating inside and outside. Will definitely be back.

Thank Cherie Y
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Absolutely the best hand dipped ice cream in the world! We love it! The kids love it! Cookie dough and chocolate peanut butter are our favorites. The banana splits are to die for!

Thank Rhonda R
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Best hard ice cream ever. Look forward to having it every year. Great value compared to that custard place on the boardwalk. I'm done with them and will only go back to Hobby Horse.

Thank fwmaggie_12
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you still have characters that stand outside for pics with kids?
5 July 2015|
Answer Show all 2 answers
Response from MWDukeman | Property representative |
Unfortunately the costume is in need of repair after a cleaning. We hope to have him back shortly!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 12
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 800 Ocean Ave, Ocean City, NJ 08226-3621
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Cape May County  >  Ocean City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-399-1214
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