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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
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Round Hill, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016

This place not only has excellent ice cream, the people who run it are right out of a old soda shop were you are treated like a old friend, your kids have places to play and there is even a salt water fish tank with feeding a 6 pm. It is light and airy with checker boards to play with.... More 

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Thank Win B
Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 8, 2016

They have delicious ice cream but they also have hot dogs, shakes, art for sale, table checkers & you can watch them feed the fish & sharks in their tank nightly! Highly recommended!

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Thank ReviewMom4
Overland Park, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

Holy Cow Ice Cream keeps alive the almost lost traditional combination of a homemade style ice cream parlor with a mom and pop family run local business. They say "Hello" to every customer that walks in the door. They have an opinion on all of their fabulous flavors of ice cream. It seems like small town USA where the businesses... More 

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Thank Kevin S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

It has been years since I went out for Ice Cream, we were vacationing on Anna Maria and were at the Publix when we decided to drop in and have an Ice cream. Selection was pretty good, about 30 or so different flavors, some sugar free options as well. We split a raspberry cup which was 3 scoops and really... More 

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Thank woodframes
Sebring, Florida
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

After a very hot day at the beach this was a perfect end to the day. Great location, awesome product and selection, great service. Will gladly return.

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Thank TheClogstonClan
Melbourne, Florida
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

We love this place. It's fun to visit, service is great and delicious. What better combination can you have?? You need to go here.

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Thank happydays1313
Sarasota, Florida
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36 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

I took a neighbor for a repeat visit and a newly widowed friend-her first time. she loved it. had two cups while there and took home 3 qts of mixed flavors. In the summer heat, I like sherbet so I loaded up on lemon but take home black cherry for a couple friends. One friend hadn't had Holy Cow ice... More 

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Thank DOGLOVER4323
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Two small cups of ice cream ended up being a little under $7 but they actually filled the cup well over the top with ice cream. Both mint chocolate chip and cookies and cream were very good. Friendly, fast service. Definitely would go again

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Thank Nicholas H
Crossville, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I took my family to Holy Cow Ice Cream while on vacation on Anna Maria Island and I can honestly say I've not had a better ice cream in my life. It was delicious and the kids loved theirs even more. The shop is a treat all in itself as well! We highly recommend going to Holy Cow if you... More 

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Thank cmoore38571
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

I have no idea where the people who gave bad reviews went but it could not have been here. The ice cream was fantastic. Its a busy place but the owners and staff took time to be courteous. A must visit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?