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Vanilla Bean Creamery

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958 Route 109, Cape May, NJ 08204-5200
+1 609-898-0157
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Cape May, New Jersey
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Vanilla Bean Creamery is a no frills, no fuss kind of place. The homemade ice cream is the best around, we have not had a bad flavor yet. It is definitely worth the money and the u-turn to get there.

Thank MORGAN609
Wallingford, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy the large variety of ice cream flavors at the Vanilla Beanery. It's hard to decide which ones to choose. Tonight I had Coffee Bean (the beans were chocolate covered coffee beans) and Raspberry Truffle ( chocolate chips). We are sad because Labor Day weekend is the final week to purchase this special ice cream for 2016.

Thank Marcie B
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Just visited with my husband and 2 kids. The ice cream was ok. I got a sundae. Lots of ice cream....little bit of topping. Not 100% sure it's made fresh on site. 3 kids cones and a sundae were $20. Seemed a bit pricey. What really got me was that the little one has to use the bathroom. We asked... More 

Thank Kim L
Millburn, New Jersey
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Located right where the GSP ends going into Cape May it's a perfect pit stop for traveling families. The ice cream is top notch and they have a few tables outside.

Thank PJ K
Mid Atlantic
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 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 

Thank Momma23boyz
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

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.

Thank Visit_More
Saskatoon, Canada
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

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

Thank Julie F
Rio Grande, New Jersey
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 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!

Thank sanibell75
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 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.

Thank LRH98
Union, New Jersey
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 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 

Thank Dan T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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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: +1 609-898-0157

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