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Big Olaf Creamery

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5208 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3309
+1 941-349-9392
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great homemade ice cream...this place is a must for visiting Siesta Key, good outdoor seating and friendly staff

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This little ice cream shop is great, and the employees are all upbeat, polite, efficient and fun. We make a trip here every week, and its for the people and service as well as the treat!

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Thank Kim T
Appleton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We go here every time we are on Siesta Key. The ice cream is outstanding and they always have plenty of help to make line move quickly. The only thing that would make it better is if ice cream was free!

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Thank Bruce C
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Heavenly homemade Amish ice cream! Delicious, creamy and satisfyingly flavorful. A happy spot for all ages!

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Thank Mary G
Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every time we come to Siesta Key, we have to make at least one stop (usually several) at Big Olaf with our kiddos! The kids love getting ice cream and then sitting out on a bench outside to enjoy. They have many different choices and its in a fun location- in downtown a Siesta Key!

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Morton
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super busy place, and after sampling some flavors you understand why!! Very good ice cream with tons of options. We all got the chocolate dipped cone in sprinkles. Soo good. Pretty inexpensive and great variety! Loved it

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Thank Angelia M
Bumpass, Virginia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Ice Cream and great location. Expensive but the beach crowd will pay anything. Always a nice thing to eat while walking around the area.

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Thank Robert R
Knoxville
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Big Olaf is amazing! They have great flavors of ice cream, including a personal favorite, the Chocolate Deluge. They also move people through very quickly, even though the place DOES get crowded (for good reason). VERY tasty ice cream!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had milk shakes here after having them elsewhere and these were thin and without much taste. The staff were also definitely not friendly. I would not go back

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok so the ice cream is amazing and there are nice people working there. The only bad part is the price in my opinion it is a little bit expensive but it does work for the quality of the ice cream.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5208 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-349-9392

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