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Big Olaf Creamery

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5208 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3309
9413499392
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Stanford, Kentucky
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We go here every year, multiple times in our visit, just to get the Mango Sorbet. The best! Their other ice cream is excellent as well. Service is typically good, with a smile.

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Towson
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I tried the toasted coconut and the banana crunch flavors and decided on the toasted coconut. It was so good in the wafflecone. I had 1 scoop and it was huge!

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Gainesville
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49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing ice cream and many other chilly treat here. I had the blueberry cheesecake cone which was super creamy and delicious. They have so many choices and also sell T-shirts - definitely worth a stop!

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Macon, Ga
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100 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

They didn't have soft serve ice cream when we visited, so we got a couple scoops of their butter pecan ice cream. I was pleasantly suprised at the fresh creamy taste. Look forward to visiting them again.

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Laurel, Maryland
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457 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got the birthday cake ice cream and loved it! So good. They do ice cream right. Located near the heart of the restaurant scene of Siesta this is an easy stop after a meal. Places to sit right outside (or inside) or you can walk around with it people watching.

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Bennington, Nebraska
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped by Olaf's almost every night on our trip. We didn't get our dessert at restaurants just so we could eat here. The line looks long, but don't be alarmed! Their staff knows what they are doing and were fast with their delivery. Even with long lines, we never had to wait that long and oh, it is worth... More 

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy homemade hard packed ice cream made with love and served with a smile. Big Olaf is expensive, but worth each lick! It is a delight to the tastebuds that will have you coming back to try another flavor.

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Fairfield, OH
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several people recommended Big Olaf's. The line indicated the same. Nope. Ice cream was expensive and mediocre. I will not return or recommend.

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Taber, Canada
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place gets crazy busy. Line was out the door! Ice cream worth the wait lots a great flavors and so creamy!

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Sarasota, Florida
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158 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of flavors to pick from. So many unique flavors. Enjoyed the almond amaretto because it has actual slivers of almonds throughout the ice cream. Other person in party had the birthday cake ice cream and they made the comment "it's like eating a birthday cake". Great place to visit on a steamy hot day.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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: 9413499392

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