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5304 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2307 (Formerly Mento's Ice Cream & Water Ice)
+1 609-487-7560
12:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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New York City, New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Still my favorite soft service ice cream place. Even with the new pop ups around. An original through and through. The Ice Coffee was very good.

Thank bonyc
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2015

I used to live at this place when it was run by the former owner. I hadn't been there for a few years and went back for the first time. It was acceptable, but in my view, the water ice was not as good as it once was. I only went one time and was about block away, something that... More 

Thank nebunule
Carisbrooke-Manager, Owner at Carisbrooke Ice, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write a review and for visiting our store after being away for several years. I am sorry you do not find the water ice of the same quality from when the prior owners were here. When we bought the business from Bob Mento, the former owner, I spent 6 months with him learning to... More 

Denville, New Jersey
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 August 2015

We visited Carisbrooke Ice on 2 occasions in the few days we were in Ventnor. Friendly staff and the ice cream was fabulous. The spumoni is a must to try.

Thank karen9679
Voorhees, New Jersey
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This place has been here forever and is old school ice cream - you can have hand dipped or soft serve. both are delicious. great service. they only take cash though. but there is a wawa across the street

Thank Ilana S
Newark, Delaware
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Not sure how they do it but their soft serve ice cream is like no other we have ever eaten. Certainly a great place for a couple or a family with children to enjoy a treat. They have hard homemade ice cream but we can't get past the soft serve.

Thank JoefromNewark
Raleigh, North Carolina
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 July 2015

We didn't get a chance to try the ice, but went for ice cream. The service was fast, friendly and affordable. The ice cream was refreshing and I wish we had had more time in the city to spend trying the various treats!

Thank Karen O
Ventnor City, New Jersey
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

Home made water ice. Great to go to after a long hot day at the beachor after a bike ride. Has kiddie sizes and outdoor seating.

Thank NursePat2014
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Delicious soft serve cones. I saw someone else with a hand dipped ice cream cup that looked great too.

Thank Mindful4U
Ventnor City, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 July 2014 via mobile

I've been getting ice cream and gelato from Carisbrooke (formally Mentos) for years. It's simply the best- great quality, quick service, and wonderful selection. A quick stop is a perfect way to end a long beach day!! The vanilla soft serve is to die for... Rich, and creamy- never disappoints. Their recipes are delicious and always a must have!!

Thank gcxx3
New Jersey
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

Carisbrooke Ice is all good. Hand scooped and soft serve icecream. Homemade ices with chunks of real fruit.

Thank Lill5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5304 Ventnor Ave, Ventnor City, NJ 08406-2307 (Formerly Mento's Ice Cream & Water Ice)
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey Shore  >  Ventnor City
  • Phone Number: +1 609-487-7560

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?