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Big Olaf Creamery

5208 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, Siesta Key, FL 34242
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Ranked #8 of 36 restaurants in Siesta Key
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Bolingbrook, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

The only bad thing about Big Olaf's is trying to decide what flavors to get. The ice cream is so hood, I can never decide.

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Hattiesburg, MS
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

The ice cream was great. Now we see why the line gets so long after dinner in the village. They could work on better customer service though.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The line was out the door. Despite what looked like a scary wait, service was so fast. Delicious ice cream. Lots of flavors. Beware, they only accept cash.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Just great flavors with a good richness. Everyone goes here and so should you! We ate all sorts of great combinations that seem to keep changing so there is always something new to try. Can't miss.

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Stokesdale, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

So may flavors to chose from! They were lined out the door and we still managed to get served within 5 minutes! I recommend the banana ice cream with walnuts and chocolate. So good! A little pricey but everything is in siesta key.

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Central Florida
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Sort of a regular thing to do after a good meal...go to Olafs for ice cream. It's a bit pricey but what isn't in a huge tourist area like Siesta Key. Very good ice cream with a lot of varieties. Cash only!

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Denver, Colorado
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3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We ended up coming here several days in a row after spending hours in the hot sun at the beach. My girls would scream, "let's go to Big Olafs"! Great way to cool off after a long day at the beach. The ice cream is creamy and they give you a huge scoop! There are a ton of flavors, so... More

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Carlisle, Ohio
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had been told by friends, that we "had to get ice cream at Big Olaf's". So we did. And it was good, but nothing different than you would get at a UDF. They do have a big selection of flavors, but the ice cream is just that........ice cream. Good ice cream, way overpriced. And, yes, the cash only thing... More

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a must try if you stay in Siesta Key or are nearby. Many flavors to choose from and delicious!

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Kissimmee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

There seems to be signs out front that I missed, but it's a cash only business. Don't worry they have their own ATM that charges $2.00 and a $20.00 minimum. The ice cream was nothing special. It's overpriced ice cream. Our cashier was a bit rude when I discovered it was cash only. " Well there are big signs out... More

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