So this week it was National Banana Split Day and what's more fun during a hot summer than a nice cold delicious "banana split" it's the iconic American dessert!

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A little history for you, the first "banana split" was made in 1904 by a gentleman named David Stickler who created the very first banana split at Tassel's Pharmacy in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Thank you Mr. Stickler for your delicious concoction.

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So I decided this week to highlight local ice cream shops that, according to YOU at home, make some of the best banana splits in Ocean County. We took suggestions from YOU at home on social media for local ice cream parlors that make fantastic splits and we have put together a list with your recommendations.

Thanks to everyone who sent in their nominations for best banana splits in Ocean County....some great choices and if you have never had a banana split? this is your chance to get some of the best just check out our list from listeners and go enjoy!


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The Original Rich's Ice Cream in Toms River

Located at 1801 NJ-37 E, Toms River, NJ 08753


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Hoffman's Ice Cream in Point Pleasant

Located at 800 Richmond Ave, Point Pleasant, NJ 08742


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Farley's Ice Cream in Jackson

Located at 740 Brewers Bridge Rd, Jackson Township, NJ 08527


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Dairy Queen in Bayville

Located at 493 US Hwy 9, Bayville, NJ 08721


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Tootie's Ice Cream in New Egypt

Located at 46 Main St, New Egypt, NJ 08533


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Friendly's in Toms River

Located at 981 NJ-37 West, Toms River, NJ 08755


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The Original Rich's Ice Cream in Forked River

Located at 344 N Main St, Forked River, NJ 08731


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Dairy Queen in Toms River

Located at 931 Fischer Blvd Ste 9, Toms River, NJ 08753


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Sandy's Cozy Corner in Lakehurst

Located at 414 NJ-70, Lakehurst, NJ 08733


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Crazy Shakes in Little Egg Harbor

Located at 607 U.S. 9, Little Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08087


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Mister Softee in Beachwood

Located at 229 Atlantic City Blvd, Beachwood, NJ 08722



Thanks to every one of YOU at home that nominated some of the BEST "banana split" spots here in Ocean County, we hear your voices :)


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