Like the Jets and the Giants or the Statue of Liberty, there’s a long debate as to whether New York or New Jersey can claim Kohr’s Frozen Custard as its own. This place started in Coney Island, but that signature orange and vanilla custard swirl was perfected up and down the boardwalks of the Jersey Shore. With locations in Lavalette, Ortley Beach, Seaside Park, and Seaside Heights, it’s one of the best ways to cool down after a long day in the sun.
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OB-CO’s in Toms River makes the best donuts around. Come here for breakfast, a snack, or if you want something sweet after a long day at the beach.
Holiday Snack Bar
Holiday Snack Bar is a Beach Haven spot that feels like it was transported here from the ’50s.
Everything at Mueller’s Bakery in Bay Head is excellent, but their coffee cake might be the best down the Shore.
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Hoffman’s Ice Cream & Yogurt
Hoffman’s makes the best ice cream in Spring Lake with more than 40 different flavors.
Rook Coffee is the perfect place to bring yourself back to life before a day at the beach in Long Branch.
Maeberrie Market is one of the best breakfast and lunch spots in Avon. Go for one of the breakfast sandwiches or anything covered in hollandaise.
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