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Aug 27, 2007 10:42 AM

Olive Garden to Replace Jersey Freeze in Freehold?

Acc. to the local rag, aka "News Transcript":

"On Aug. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Borough Hall, the Freehold Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment is scheduled to hear an application filed by Chesapeake Companies Diversified Group LLC, of Minnesota, seeking a use variance to build an Olive Garden Italian restaurant on the property where Jersey Freeze now sits."

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    1. Thank goodness - at last we will have some decent italian food in Freehold.

      Wow - it was hard typing that with a straight face ;o)

      Seriously now, even though we are not big fans of the food there, or even the ice cream, it is still a sad day when a local institution gives way to a chain.

      1. Please PLEASE tell me this is not for real.
        Jersey Freeze is my favorite and my opinion of OG is obvious. What a freaking joke this is. Between this and the opening of cheesecake factory, just sickening in Freehold.

        I just hope that Jersey Freeze is moving and not completely shutting down. Worst thing Ive seen since closing of the East Brunswick stuff your face.

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        1. re: yankeefan

          Hey, y.f., Seems you didn't click on the link and read the article. :-o lol If the plans are approved, JF's owner intend to re-open elsewhere.

        2. This would be sad news indeed. I have many fond memories of coming here as a kid for 4th of July fireworks. Or my dad taking me here for hot dogs and a root beer float after a trip to the track (classy, I know).

          1. The JF was more about hanging out and not cuisine, although they did serve up a nice jersey dog and their shakes and malts were pretty good. Too bad the deal to locate Ruby Tuesday or whatever behind the JF didn't work out. Sad to see another Monmouth County icon go down.