First Look: Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream in Maplewood
The scent of fresh-made waffles will soon waft down Manchester Road in Maplewood when Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream opens doors this Saturday, Feb. 4. As The Scoop reported in October 2015, owners Eric and Laurie Moore sought to bring a taste of Eric Moore’s childhood summers on the Jersey shore to Maplewood.
The narrow space briefly housed a second location of I Scream Cakes, but doors closed just a few months after that establishment opened. Since it was already designed to function as a scoop shop, the Moores made mostly cosmetic changes to the shop, including a fresh coat of paint and resurfaced floors.
Boardwalk’s menu features scoops of Serendipity ice cream sandwiched between fluffy made-to-order Belgian waffles. Customers can choose from a full order – two waffles and four scoops – or a modest single-scoop pressed between a waffle half. They can also forgo the waffle all together and simply enjoy a scoop or two in a cup, or indulge in breakfast for dessert with a plain waffle drizzled with syrup and butter.
Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream will be open Monday to Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. to midnight and 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Here’s a sneak peek at what to expect when the waffle irons heat up on Saturday:
Catherine Klene is managing editor, digital at Sauce Magazine.
CLICK BELOW FOR SLIDESHOW
More stories like this
First Look: Coffeestamp Microroasters & Coffee Bar in Fox Park
Coffeestamp Microroasters & Coffee Bar opens Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, at 2511 S. Jefferson Ave. in ...
Chef Loryn Nalic's 3 favorite dishes from Balkan Treat Box
When chef Loryn Nalic recreated her and her husband’s favorite dishes from the Balkan Peninsula for ...