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Mixon Fruit Farms

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2525 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208-7467
+1 941-748-5829
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Great little tour!

This was a wonderful little fruit grove tour and then in the middle, you stop and look at some... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Meghan F
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
Visiting with Grandparents

Visited with my parents when they visited, tram tour worth doing and shop and play place really... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alex D
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Southern Hospitality at it's finest. TOUR ON THE ORANGE BLOSSOM EXPRESS Orange Blossom Express Tours run Monday through Saturday at 11:00 and 1:00 and 3:00; weather permitting. Tours last about an hour. ALSO AVAILABLE Group Tours for Schools, Home School Groups, Organizations, Clubs and Reunions available with lunch for groups of twelve (12) or more.Florida's most unique, treasure filled Gift Shoppe where you will find more wonderful things than you can imagine. TRY THE WINE Wine sampling counter for a delightful selection of Florida Wines made with Florida grown Grapes and Mixon Oranges. BUY AND SHIP FRUIT All of Florida's Finest Citrus Fruit and Fresh Squeezed 100% Florida Juices for you to buy HUGE PLAY AREA Great for kids of all ages WEDDINGS and EVENT VENUE Perfect place for weddings, reunions, family and Corporate events year round.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“juice” (126 reviews)
“fudge” (90 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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2525 27th St E, Bradenton, FL 34208-7467
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+1 941-748-5829
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"rescued animals"
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"koi pond"
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"wildlife rescue"
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"orange groves"
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"fresh citrus"
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"wine tasting"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This was a wonderful little fruit grove tour and then in the middle, you stop and look at some rescued wildlife. The wildlife was great! They had some available for petting too. The fruit grove tour was nice. They had just pruned the orange trees,...More

Thank Meghan F
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to post your detailed 5 star review! The Mixon OJ and ice cream are always a nice treat. Glad you enjoyed the visit! It’s nice to make memories at Mixon’s. Thank you again for...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my parents when they visited, tram tour worth doing and shop and play place really good.

Thank Alex D
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for stopping by and taking the time to post your 5 star review! Glad your parents and everyone enjoyed the visit! It’s nice to make memories at Mixon’s. Thank you again for posting and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the second time I've visited Mixons Fruit Farm. The first time I brought my elderly mother, she loved it! This trip we had tween girls with us. They loved seeing and holding the animals. They also loved the giftshop and the ice cream....More

Thank tanooni
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much for stopping by twice and taking the time to post your 5 star review! Glad everyone enjoyed the visit! It’s nice to make memories at Mixon’s. Thank you again for posting and hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am sure lots of people really like stopping off here to get oranges and grapefruit to send their relatives but it is truly boring and just a cliche of all of the southern places you don't want to visit. Worse than that, the fruit...More

Thank Nancy S
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for stopping in.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to spend a day doing touristy Florida, and this place certainly fit the bill. The tram tour isn't as much about the fruit trees (though you do see those) as it is about the rescued animals. Nile crocodile, baby alligators, macaw, African tortoises......More

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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for stopping in and posting your high marks review! We really appreciate you taking the time to post your fun day at Mixon’s! Hope you can return again soon!

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Reviewed May 8, 2018

very friendly staff, lots of souvenirs to look at for kids and adults. samples of fudge, juice,etc. plus tram tours around the farm. worth a visitMore

1  Thank sharlya1
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping in and posting your high marks review for Mixon Fruit Farms! Also thank you for mentioning our friendly staff. We are lucky to have such a great team working with us! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

We love the overall experience at Mixon Fruit Farms. From the fruit to the wild animal tour, and from the kids play place to the wine tasting. A to top it all off with the swirled orange ice cream cone.More

Thank rdegar01
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded May 8, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping in and your beautifully worded review! We really appreciate the 5 star review and are gald you were able to sample many of our things to do see and taste. Thank you again for posting! Hope you can return...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

I didn't take the tour so this is just based on the family friendly gift shop which is quite nice. They have souvenirs, a candy counter, some fun specialty food and a lunch restaurant. It was comfortable and friendly. I stopped in to have a...More

Thank ALEX P
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 29, 2018

Thank you Alex for your high marks review! Glad you enjoyed your visit to Mixon’s! Hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

I’ve visited Mixon’s for almost 30 years while vacationing in the area, however since they’ve had the grove tour we’ve never done it until this last trip. Not gonna lie without having the animal rescue housed on site it would be a really lousy grove...More

Thank mpat81
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2018

Thank you so much for stopping in over the past 30 years. We appreciate the high marks review. Glad you all enjoyed the Wildlife rescue. As you noticed the grove is going through some changes. We are one of the lucky Farms that are still...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

We went on the tram tour which was interesting. We went at the end of the season, so we didn't get to see a whole lot of fruit in the orchard, but there were some stranglers to still on! It was informational and it was...More

Thank Jill Z
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Mixon F, Manager at Mixon Fruit Farms, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2018

Thank you Jill for stopping in and posting your detailed high marks review! Glad you enjoyed the animals and ice cream. Hopefully you can visit again earlier in the season when there is a lot of fruit in the store. Thank you again for stopping...More

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georgeann24
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Mixon F | Property representative |
From Damen “Our wildlife clinic is at a separate location 20 minutes drive from the farm, we rescue, treat and release thousands of native wild animals each year and we are the only state and federally licensed wildlife... More
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