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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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Hours:
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
Late Night
Dessert

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 25
    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
Most recent review
Best homemade ice cream

This is a local favorite with great ice cream that's made there. Especially good sugar free and gluten free. Very crowded at night and in season. Very strict about parking; only park there if you're eating there. You will be towed.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 22, 2015
Randy R
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Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Wappingers Falls, New York, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This is a local favorite with great ice cream that's made there. Especially good sugar free and gluten free. Very crowded at night and in season. Very strict about parking; only park there if you're eating there. You will be towed.

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New York
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118 reviews 118 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Convenient if you are at Bradenton Beach and worth a stop. Staff is young and obviously focused on other things (as opposed to the customer). They were polite but not overly attentive. The ice cream was good and will be happy to go back when in the area (though wouldn't travel far for it).

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La Crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

We weren't sure if the place was open when we arrived as there was construction tape and will tow signs (turns out they are not for customers) but another customer arrived and assured us it was open so we followed him up the steps, and he was right. I don't know if they have another entrance but I don't think... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

joes eats and sweets is the greatest ice cream I have eaten in my entire life! They have so many flavors all made on site daily! I really enjoy their gluten free waffle cone and chocolate dipped key lime pie. The staff is wonderful and can really cater to anyone.

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Dallas, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The best homemade ice cream ever. The sundae is heaven. I will be back to visit every time I'm on the island.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

All I can comment on is the delicious fudge (and the super-cute building). The building catches your eye with it's colorfulness. You go upstairs and I was going to get icecream, but then saw their fudge. I got a small piece of different ones and each one was more delicious than the next. Very charming place.

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Bradenton, FL
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68 reviews 68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Looking for a sweet item after some time on the beach, we climbed the stairs to Joe's. It's been there a while, but our first visit. It is not fancy ... but they do have lots of ice cream creation choices and at reasonable prices.

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Elkhart, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Our 4 year old's favorite place during our vacation! He made us stop in every night of our stay on Anna Maria Island. Great selection of ice cream, sundaes and shakes

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews 32 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

We never miss trip to our favorite ice cream shop. It can get very crowded but the girls behind the counter are pleasant and seem to love their jobs! Must get the homemade waffle con. The ice cream is fresh and ...sorry gotta go, I need a cone!!

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Reading UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014 via mobile

Joe's is what it is - an island institution - the building really could do with some TLC but the ice cream - which is after all what we go for is fantastic - a huge selection of flavours all with an original homemade taste. There are a few ice cream shops in the locality but on balance Joe's is... 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?