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Hopkins Farm Creamery

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Address: 18186 Dairy Farm Rd, Lewes, DE 19958-4505
Phone Number: +1 302-645-7163
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Homemade ice cream fresh from the cows!

This ice cream is so fresh- you can see the cows! Seasonable flavors like peach or apple pie. Delicious!!!

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
Maloneys2
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Lewes, Delaware
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Lewes, Delaware
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This ice cream is so fresh- you can see the cows! Seasonable flavors like peach or apple pie. Delicious!!!

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Thank Maloneys2
York, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stopped by here in the summer a few years ago. The ice cream was great. We were lucky enough to be around just as a calf was born. It was amazing. You can't get that experience any where else.

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Thank brendajp2016
Alexandria, Virginia
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68 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ice cream here is good but the wait was crazy. There was one person working and my son and I waited over twenty minutes for one ice cream cone. A little tough to do with a five year old. I know it's not summer any more but it might be good to have more than one person working.

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Thank Alice C
Milford, Delaware
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124 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Made a first time stop here after reading about the creamery in a local newspaper. Very large selection of hand-dipped ice cream. The ice cream is delicious and the prices are very reasonable. There is a small play area for young children that also includes picnic tables. There is the opportunity to see cows and calves up close. That is... More 

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Thank Larry T
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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35 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

When I first moved to this area, a number of people asked if we had been to Hopkins Dairy. It took me a while to make it out there, even though the drive is not terribly far. But once I did it became a regular place to take houseguests. While it only takes about 20 minutes to get to the... More 

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Thank Karen A
Baltimore, Maryland
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109 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

They are a working farm, just off a busy road. You order at a counter and then walk around to the delivery windows. They have a decent range of flavors with a few specials/seasonals as well. The ice-cream is creamy goodness, at the right level of sweetness. They have the standard variety of cones (wafer, sugar and waffle for a... More 

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Thank Rhyncus
Millsboro, Delaware
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Fantastic premium ice cream at a reasonable price. Drawback is the "farm smell" of the animals on the surrounding property.

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Thank Pat R
Binghamton, New York
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158 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We had the mistaken impression that the dairy operation was visible and featured at this location, but aside from a couple of barns and a field. The ice cream is good and the flavors were standard. The cone (wafer) was terribly stale. It had zero crunch and was gummy. It was a humid day but these were well past their... More 

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Thank BAEberly
Tamarac, Florida
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116 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I really hate giving them only 3 stars because the ice cream I had was excellent but the cone they put it in was stale and somewhat soggy. Perhaps it was the high humidity but you would think they would say "we don't recommend..." if that were the case. Also my husband is diabetic and there was only one option... More 

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Thank PattiBF
Georgetown, Delaware
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Hopkins Farm is very well known. Ice Cream is supreme-but expensive. The lines get way too long for me. Families stop there with kids.

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