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Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop

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3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
+1 941-779-0690
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Tampa, Florida
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30 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

The service was great, ice cream was really good. They have tables and chairs and games to play while you enjoy your ice cream. Oh and a nice fish tank.

Thank d78p
Portage, Michigan
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Small family run business manned mostly by family. Has a rather unusual selection of flavors which owner will make sure you try

Thank redsetter2016
Sarasota, Florida
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Local owned shop with great ice creat. reasonable and open late night. try the nut butter sundae. great

Thank Tacoqueen11111
Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Very yummy homemade ice cream shop on Anna Maria. I like the chocolate and vanialla best. Take a cone.

Thank jenssegelmann
Brownsville, Texas
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

This ice cream shop is supplied by a local creamery and has the most amazing ice creams i have ever tasted. They are super nice people also and have gluten free and sugar free selections

Thank katie k
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Lots of choices of ice cream and cones (chocolate bacon!!). Very nice tasting, good size portions but don't buy and run, play the board games by the window - starfish vs sand dollars!

Thank Neal 7
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

I saw this place while drinking, so my wife and I decided to come. Very clean, the man behind the counter was friendly and patient. We both had the No Sugar Salted Caramel....excellent. Worth a trip in if you are the area or staying near by.

Thank James R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed August 27, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing! We really wanted Ice Cream and walked into a place down the beach. It was dirty and we didn't feel welcome. Then we stumbled upon this place! Holy Cow is right, because this place wowed us. We walked in and the owners welcomed us and offered recommendations right away. It was super clean and we just... More 

Thank Luigi R
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

The owner is one of the nicest people I've ever met. They have an awesome fish tank and games to play. My kids love going here and feel super comfortable talking to the owner and making friends :)

Thank cmmattes
Delta, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 22, 2016

I am an ice cream officianato... I have made it, and eaten it. Fact is my brother in law makes ice cream. So when I tell you there is no better ice cream on Bradenton Beach, I speak with some authority, albeit just the love of good ice cream. This place is phenominal ... the people are among the nicest... More 

Thank MrBob12321

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-779-0690
We serve Working Cow brand ice cream. We carry at least 20 gourmet flavors, including frozen yogurt and no sugar ice cream, as well as soft serve. We serve Sundaes, Floats, Banana Splits, Malts and Milkshakes. Your choice of flavors.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?