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Cranford Vanilla Bean Creamery

22 North Ave W, Cranford, NJ 07016-2115
+1 908-272-3000
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good9%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
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22 North Ave W, Cranford, NJ 07016-2115
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great place to visit when in the area. Owner very nice and so many awesome flavors. Have a lot of choices.

Thank Monica C
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Love this place. They have a lot of original flavors, all the ice cream is homemade. I love the cookie monster flavor but there are so many to try im sure you will find your favorite. You can ask for a sample before you order.

Thank jsardinas923
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Been to the Vanilla Bean Creamery many many times. Definitely one of my favorite places. Homemade ice cream, friendly service. Definitely a great place for ice cream.

Thank Beth78229
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Homemade Goodness! The owner, Ralph, puts his heart and soul into each delicious flavor... natural real fruit, freshly chopped nuts - wholesome true ingredients. He is also a true patriot of our town - supporting so many projects. Be it scouts, elementary classes, pediatric cancer...More

Thank CMTCynthia
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

This is without doubt the best ice cream place I have been to. We go regularly throughout the year. The selection is fantastic, although I generally go with the salted caramel pecan, or bananas foster. My children love the party cake flavor. Ralph, the owner,...More

Thank MkL49
Reviewed 25 April 2017

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...More

Thank terrymR3609FK
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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
Reviewed 15 February 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
Reviewed 14 February 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
Reviewed 18 January 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...More

Thank M M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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