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The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store

1205 Grand Central Ave, Lavallette, NJ 08735-2335
+1 732-830-3790
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Beautiful gifts!

Although you can find almost anything you need in Ben Franklin, I love to browse through the gift... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Eileen B
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Lavallette
A little bit of everything

That's what they have, a little bit of everything. Great place to go for whatever you need... read more

Reviewed 3 January 2018
Jimmiethemum
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Lavallette, New Jersey
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1205 Grand Central Ave, Lavallette, NJ 08735-2335
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+1 732-830-3790
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"beach house"
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"little bit of everything"
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"dime store"
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"for sale"
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"beach toys"
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"general store"
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"shore"
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Although you can find almost anything you need in Ben Franklin, I love to browse through the gift items. Be sure to look at the items on the wall behind the register.

Thank Eileen B
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

That's what they have, a little bit of everything. Great place to go for whatever you need, greeting cards, summer stuff, odds & ends etc. Better than going over the bridge.

Thank Jimmiethemum
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Ben Franklin has been an institution in Lavallette for years and years. I can recall growing up and going there for beach toys, kites, chairs, and just about any other household item you can think of. It's still the same today. A true gem at...More

Thank Todd E
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

A real Lavallette tradition, Ben Franklin has been in town forever. Classic general store selling everything you need plus more. Lots of beach goods for sale as well. Love old stores like Ben Franklin and supporting local businesses.

Thank Andrew S
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Can always find what you are looking for and things you didn't know you wanted in this 5&10. The store has been around for a long time and is a must stop by when visiting the shore

1  Thank Donna T
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We go to our beach house every summer and have to visit Ben Franklin and see what's new! Love this shop and wouldn't spend our weeks at the shore without visiting Ben Franklin! ❤️

Thank Valerie D
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

It's the kind of place that has a little bit of everything, from clothing to beach toys, souvenirs, wrapping paper, thread, cards, lip balm, sun screen, pretty much anything you can think of they have! It's great for what ever you forgot to bring with...More

Thank baylady1
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I love this place so much. Great neighborhood store to get what you need. You name it, they have it!!

Thank Maryann i
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Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

This old fashion dime store has it all and I mean it all. Name it they have it. I also want to mention they have the best beachy things around. Great gifts for the Lavalette, Ortley Beach, Chadwick beach, home gifts.

1  Thank Judy G
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Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This store has everything you would want or need while your down the Shore or if you are looking for something to take home as a reminder of your Shore vacation or for that house/ pet sitter looking after your home while your away.

Thank KDibb
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