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Big Olaf Creamery

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5208 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, Siesta Key, FL 34242
9413499392
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
fresh, homemade ice cream!

Worth the wait, and the calories! I'm not a fan of Marble Slab and gimmicky ice cream places, but I do love me some fresh, home made ice cream! Great flavors, huge scoops, great in a cone or cup. Chocolate mint chip, salted caramel pretzel, berry and citrus flavors were just fantastic! Plan to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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Orlando, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Worth the wait, and the calories! I'm not a fan of Marble Slab and gimmicky ice cream places, but I do love me some fresh, home made ice cream! Great flavors, huge scoops, great in a cone or cup. Chocolate mint chip, salted caramel pretzel, berry and citrus flavors were just fantastic! Plan to visit more than once when you're... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

How would ANYONE NOT LOVE Big Olaf's? It is ALWAYS a favorite 'treat' for locals and visitors. Just look at the line of people always waiting for this delight! One can't walk by without being lured in by the luscious smell of the waffle cones! Great ice cream and wide selection. YOU HAVE TO ENJOY THIS TREASURE ON SIESTA KEY!

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Gainesville, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

Had the key lime ice cream and expected that typically tart zing of the key lime but all I got was a mild lime-ish flavor. If I hadn't known it was key lime I would have been stumped to name the flavor

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Decent flavor choices, but regardless of the outside temps, ice cream needs to sold as iced cream, not already melting as it was on our recent stop there. The taste was average at best.

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Chicago-land, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family all got ice creams. And they lived them. I got the watermelon Italian Ice, which had WAYYYY too much watermelon syrup in it. After one bite you're thinking WOW thats a lot of watermelon flavor. By 5 bites in you're looking at your bowl wondering how much you can actually finish. Even my 10 year old sugar queen... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Lovely ice cream. Good choice of flavours. Always worth a visit. Can be busy but service good my family love it.

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Evansville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Amazing dessert! Ice cream was spot on and so many flavors!!! The fudge looked amazing as well. Just a great place to hang out and people watch on any given evening!

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Siesta Key, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015 via mobile

Was served fairly quickly. 2 people were serving. The lady was very friendly but the gentleman behind the counter looked like he had a long night and was out of it. The ice cream is ok but nothing special. I was a bit disappointed based on all the hype you read on this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

Great ice cream place, everyone thoroughly enjoyed their choice. Located close to good restaurants, nice end to the evening.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Tons of flavors of homemade ice cream and waffle cones. There is always a line out the door because it is so popular. Everyone loved the flavor they got. must stop for ice cream when in Siesta Key

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5208 Ocean Blvd., Siesta Key, Siesta Key, FL 34242
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: 9413499392
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?