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Joe's Eats and Sweets

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219 Gulf Dr. S, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
+1 941-778-0007
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Description: Making homemade ice cream since 1990. You will find the largest selection...
Making homemade ice cream since 1990. You will find the largest selection of flavors as will as the largest variety of items. Gluten free, sugar free, fat free, lactose free, homemade fudge, Jelly Bellys, chocolate bananas and cakes.
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Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 61
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 14
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good ending to a hot day...at a cost.

We promised our kids an ice cream night while on spring break and decided to head to Joe's. We got there and there was no line but within 5 minutes they were lined up outside the door! We had 8 in our group and had no issues ordering and we all ordered something different so we could compare. I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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  • Families with children
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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Incredible ice cream selection, friendly staff, and a perfectly quaint building. It is an incredible institution on Anna Maria Island. It is a little tight on seating, but it is fantastic. Definitely go there for a hearty dessert!

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Large selection of ice cream, sundaes, etc. The ice cream is homemade and super yummy. Very generous scoops.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We promised our kids an ice cream night while on spring break and decided to head to Joe's. We got there and there was no line but within 5 minutes they were lined up outside the door! We had 8 in our group and had no issues ordering and we all ordered something different so we could compare. I had... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

The line was long but the ice cream was so worth it. They had many choices, tons of sundaes, a few sandwiches and pizza. We just ate ice cream. Definitely recommend.

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Cooperstown, New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

If you're stuck at the end of a long line, hang in there, it is well worth the wait. Great choice of flavours, including sugar-free and sorbets. Slightly pricey but worth it.

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Riverview, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

My mom and I always go at have some ice cream at Joe's Eats and Sweets every time we go to Bradenton Beach. We love it because the staff is always pleasant and helpful. My favorite flavor to get it their Cookies and Cream Ice Cream and my mom absolutely loves their Rum Raisin Ice Cream. Although their prices are... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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44 reviews 44 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Good but expensive homemade ice cream. Can be a busy place, but a must stop after a hot day in sun. Located on the main street of Bradenton Beach. A colourful building easy to spot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Stopped here for ice cream after watching the sunset on the beach. We were impressed with the wide selection of homemade flavors. When we arrived the line was quite long and moved very slowly. There were 4+ workers that we could see but only one girl waiting on the families in line, and she appeared new. She had to seek... More 

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New York City, New York
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108 reviews 108 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

When in the Anna Maria Island area, our visit is not complete until stopping at Joe's for a home-made ice cream treat. Joe's is an ice cream store, not a restaurant, at the northbound trolley stop near Bridge Street.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Stopped on way back to our place on the upper part of Anna Maria Island. Bright paint colors make it easy to find. Very busy and wait times can be long. Ice cream offers many flavors and special types including dairy free, gluten free, and sugar free. Overall ice cream was very good and it offers unique sundaes and sodas... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 219 Gulf Dr. S, Bradenton Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Bradenton Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-0007

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Making homemade ice cream since 1990. You will find the largest selection of flavors as will as the largest variety of items. Gluten free, sugar free, fat free, lactose free, homemade fudge, Jelly Bellys, chocolate bananas and cakes.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?