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The Orange Octopus

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Coffee Shop, Ice Cream
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1220 Old Stickney Point Rd., Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL
9413460202
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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
Description: This old fashioned, family owned coffee and ice cream shop is located in...
This old fashioned, family owned coffee and ice cream shop is located in Captain Curt's Village a few hundred yards south of the Stickney point (south bridge). It is beside the bike and kayak rental shop. They are super friendly and have a gourmet coffee bar, fresh baked goods and 26 flavors of hand churned, homemade ice cream. It is my favorite local coffee shop! I've never left disappointed.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding

Friendly service and great flavors. Highly recommend the ooey-goey chocolate. Loved the salted Carmel. My son is a sorbet expert and he said to stay away from the creamscicle.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 8, 2015
David F
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Friendly service and great flavors. Highly recommend the ooey-goey chocolate. Loved the salted Carmel. My son is a sorbet expert and he said to stay away from the creamscicle.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Toasted coconut and chocolate peanut butter, delicious. Single scoops large and lovely in a sugar cone. Too bad the tshirt logo isn't cuter. The name and location are fantastic.will return for more flavor fun.

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Medina, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We really like this place. The ice cream is great and the staff is very friendly. The inside décor is not the best, but we usually eat outside anyway. If you go after dinner, be prepared to wait. We waited just over an hour during a spring break visit. They have many flavors to choose from so everyone in your... More 

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Detroit, Michigan
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58 reviews 58 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Just left the beach and needed to cool off a little bit hard to find even though our GPS had it correct. We made it inside to our pleasant surprise handmade unique flavors. I had the Kentucky Bourbon honey. My kids loved putting gummy worms and gummy bears on top of the ice cream.

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Baltimore
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

While we were on vacation my father and I happened upon the Orange Octopus and we are glad that we did!!! The ice cream was so good and it was homemade. We both ordered double scoops and they were generous scoops. A place to definitely visit for ice cream on your next trip to Sarasota.

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Sarasota, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We happened in on a whim. Doesn't look like much from the outside and it's somewhat sparse on the inside, but boy is their ice cream good! As an ice cream shop, they definitely place their focus where it should be...providing really good ice cream. After finishing my two flavors, I helped my wife finish hers. All four flavors were... More 

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Midland, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We have tried Big Olaf ice cream and always thought they had good ice cream but The Orange Octopus is the best we have ever tasted in Florida! We went there daily and the employees knew who we were and were very friendly to us. We enjoyed going there nightly to get our favorite ice cream and wish we had... More 

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Minooka, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We enjoy visiting The Orange Octopus at least once during our stay on Siesta Key. Conveniently located behind Captain Curt's, the small storefront offers a nice variety of creamy deliciousness in the form of ice cream. They also have a small coffee bar if that is more your style. There is a very small sit-down area adjacent, but crossing the... More 

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Euclid, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Took a long stroll down the beach and came out the road near Captain Kirks. Stopped in for a quick sweet treat and so glad we did. Friendly service. Awesome ice cream. We now have a favorite ice cream shop on Siesta Key

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43 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

You have to go south a ways form the Village to find this place in the parking lot behind a seafood going on Midnight Pass. But fantastic homemade ice cream! What a mix of flavors with their own creations. So glad we found this place. Made it their 2x. Across form Crescent Beach Mkt

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1220 Old Stickney Point Rd., Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: 9413460202

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Ice Cream

Description

This old fashioned, family owned coffee and ice cream shop is located in Captain Curt's Village a few hundred yards south of the Stickney point (south bridge). It is beside the bike and kayak rental shop. They are super friendly and have a gourmet coffee bar, fresh baked goods and 26 flavors of hand churned, homemade ice cream. It is my favorite local coffee shop! I've never left disappointed.
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?