Coffee & Treats in Ocean City

Entenmann's Bakery Outlet – Up to 55% Off

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Beloved baked-goods brand sweetens pantries with loaf cakes, crumb cakes, cookies, and bite-size muffins

40% Off Ice Cream at The Sprinkle Shack

Berkeley Township

$10 $6

24 flavors of hard ice cream are mixed in store, melting onto waffles and mixing into sundaes; ice-cream cakes and brownie pizzas

Half Off Frozen Yogurt at Let's Yo! Yogurt

Multiple Locations

$8 $4

Customers fill cups with frozen yogurt in creative flavors such as sea-salt caramel pretzel and chocolate mint, then visit the toppings bar

Up to 50% Off at Denae’s Ice Cream & Sweet Shop

Toms River

$10 $5.50

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Retro shop crafts homemade soft-serve and traditional ice cream, classic candies, and apples coated in caramel, fudge, and coconut

Up to 50% Off Pretzels at Philly Soft Pretzel Factory

Lumberton

$12 $6

Hand-twisted soft pretzels served fresh from the oven

45% Off Fro-Yo at Luv'n Spoonful

Temple University Campus

$10 $5.50

Enjoy self-serve fro-yo topped with fruit and candy while watching TV and sitting in front of a roaring fire

Half Off Coffee and Cafe Fare at Coffee Beanery

Coffee Beanery

$10 $5

Coffee drinks made from house-roasted coffee beans, steamed milk, chocolate shavings, and flavored syrups; cafe sandwiches and salads

Half Off Soft Pretzels at Tasty Twisters

Roxborough

$10 $5

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Pretzel-makers hand twist dough into traditional soft pretzels, braid pretzel twists, and shower nuggets with cinnamon and sugar

Up to 44% Off at Philly Pretzel Factory

South Philadelphia

$9 $5

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Philadelphia-style soft pretzels are hand-twisted fresh each day and served hot from the oven.

$10 for Frozen Treats at Reno's Ice Cream & Water Ice

Pike Creek Valley

$20 $10

Five-visit punch card allots frozen treats such as ice cream, water ice, and smoothies

Half Off at re Juice a Nation

Multiple Locations

$10 $5

Casual eatery offers Hale and Hearty soup like chicken poblano, and a large selection of smoothies with optional nutrion supplements

Half Off Coffee and Café Food at Village Coffee

Wall Township

$5 $2.50

A community-oriented café offers patrons a relaxing space to enjoy coffee, smoothies, sandwiches, and baked goods

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When it comes to listening to their elders, kids could take a page out of Matthew Benigno’s book. Spearheading the second generation of Potitos’ ownership with his wife Cristina, Matthew takes care to follow the recipes of his in-laws, Carmen and Maria Potito—the original owners—as well as the work ethic he gleaned from his own mother and grandfather. "We basically stick to our roots of being Old World Italian. Everything is made from scratch at the bakery, fresh every day," he explained to a reporter from the South Philly Review, “We are keeping the tradition alive." Those traditions have paid off. Potitos won the South Philly Review's Readers’ Choice award in four categories including best zeppoli, best specialty cakes, and best cannoli, which Matthew and his team craft by filing homemade pastry shells with a choice of chocolate-chip-flecked ricotta, vanilla or chocolate italian cream, or lasagna. Other tasty, traditional specialties include an airy italian crème cake soaked in rum and covered in peanuts, and sfogliatelle—a flaky, seashell-shaped pastry filled with sweet-ricotta cheese and candied fruit.

3500 Boardwalk
Wildwood,
NJ
US

Tutto Gelato lavishes cups and cones with up to 20 flavors of creamy gelato and sweet sorbetto made fresh each day. Forged with natural flavors and fresh ingredients, each succulent scoop contains less fat than ice cream but more brain-freezing power than a city-council meeting at the North Pole. Nestle classic flavors such as cinnamon, peanut butter, and watermelon into a cup ($4–$6) to flaunt spoon technique, or crown a crisp sugar cone ($4.50) or waffle cone ($6.50) for a highly transportable treat. Tutto's gelato gurus routinely feature their more innovative concoctions, including honeymoon gelato, which hearkens back to decadent french toast breakfasts, and frutti di bosco, which teams strawberry, blackberry, raspberry, and blueberry to form a smoothie-worthy super group. Frozen aficionados can saunter through the green door at Tutto's pale yellow, cottage-like storefront to grab take-home portions of tempting flavors by the pint or quart.

9712 3rd Ave
Stone Harbor,
NJ
US

Bright lights emblazon the adjoining boardwalk of The Palace of Sweets, beckoning passersby inside for fun-filled challenges and the sugary outflow of towering candy dispensers. Devised by world-renowned maze designer Adrian Fisher, the fun center's one-of-a-kind maze envelops guests into its candy-decor depths with a disorienting array of mirrors and surprise reunions with your long-lost twin. After regaining bearings, guests can test their agility in the center's laser challenge, which sends lasers zooming through the room as they try to make their way to the other side unscathed. Known for sporting the largest selection of self-serve candy on the boardwalk, The Palace of Sweets serves as a well-stocked host for birthday parties or a press conference announcing the end of dieting.

2701 Boardwalk
Wildwood,
NJ
US

It was 1978. A college dropout and a failed medical-school applicant had just brought together their combined life savings to rent an old gas station. Their plan was to resurrect the empty station and open their own restaurant. Their specialty: ice cream. So begins the story of legendary entrepreneurs Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, who are better known across the globe as Ben & Jerry. Their small, old-fashioned ice-cream parlor eventually became a Burlington, Vermont favorite, and before long, shops popped up all over the U.S. and in 25 other countries. Their brand easily attracted customers––homemade ice cream churned from wholesome, natural ingredients and blended into creative flavors. Some of their popular scoops include Cherry Garcia, Chunky Monkey, and Coffee Caramel Buzz.

Since infusing their first rich and creamy batches of ice cream with natural chunks of fruit, nuts, candies, and cookies, Ben and Jerry have also operated with a commitment to improve the quality of life locally, nationally, and internationally. They practice sustainable food production and business practices that respect the earth and environment. Ben & Jerry’s cartons are made from FSC-certified paper, which comes from forests that are managed for the protection of wildlife, and waste from Ben & Jerry’s plants generates energy to power farms. The company works tirelessly to reduce its carbon emissions; it strongly encourages customers to eat their ice cream in the darkest dark.

1901 Boardwalk
Atlantic City,
NJ
US

Desserted Pastries' experienced bakers craft a conscientious menu of allergy- and diet-friendly sweets and savories. Relying only on nut-free recipes, the bakery purveys cinnamon rolls ($2), cream puffs ($1.50), and éclairs ($1.50) that sate sweet teeth without harming allergy sufferers or incurring vendettas from aggrieved cashews. Cakes of the yellow, chocolate, red-velvet, and carrot variety ($12+) encapsulate cylindrical deliciousness, and cupcakes ($9/half dozen) and cookies ($7.50/dozen) supply delectable mouthfuls by the handful. Yeast breads, including french, italian, and challah loaves ($2–$7), bestow a crusty crunch on any celebration, from an acquaintance's pastry-school graduation to a pet rock's birthday party. Desserted Pastries prides itself on serving oven-fresh delicacies, and therefore requires advance orders for breads, seasonal treats, and gluten-free goods. Check the menu for details.

605 N Haddon Ave
Haddonfield,
NJ
US

If you visit his shop on a Wildwood, New Jersey boardwalk, Tom B. Curyto, a proud torch bearer of Polish heritage, will generously give you a free sample of Polish Ice— but he will stubbornly shake his head if you ask him how he makes it. After all, it took him years to perfect the recipe¬. Holding degrees in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, Curyto approached his endeavor like a true scientist, spending hours and hours coming up with theories, hunching over vats of frozen concoctions in his kitchen, and tasting spoonful after spoonful until getting the signature custard-like texture just right.

Today, Tom's frozen treat has won over the palates of an abundance of media publications, and can be found in TLC Polish Water Ice shops throughout five states and two US-claimed moon craters. In cheerful storefronts and boardwalk stands, soft-serve machines freshly dole out the dairy-free, fat-free, and cholesterol-free concoction in fruity flavors such as mango, green apple, and lemon. Servers also blend Polish Water Ice with ice cream to create creamy freezes, while adding candy to the mix to whip up cups of chillers.

216 Boardwalk
Seaside Heights,
NJ
US