We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Banana Boat


Ratings and reviews


Food and ambience

Enhance this page - Upload photos!

Location and contact

Reviews (13)
Filter reviews
13 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Traveler rating
See what travelers are saying:
Selected filters
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 13 reviews
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

The place has been sold and is now closed by the new owners. Dad because it was a great place to get soft serve in chocolate that was the best. So dad that we lost another great place.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Flash394
Reviewed September 7, 2016

While I prefer hard packed, I appreciate the flavor, consistency and quality of the soft serve here. Those in my family who love soft serve tell me this is among the best they have had. Usually, friendly efficient service.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Hubbynfather
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Today we stopped at the Banana Boat ice cream shop. We heard that they had great ice cream as well as food. I had a double cheeseburger, fries and a beverage. The burger was freshly made and delicious as were the fries. Although full I...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank magnastang
Reviewed March 12, 2016

I bought a double cheeseburger from there and it was so big I could hardly fit it in my mouth. They use fresh meat and toppings. They also have a large selection of Ice Cream which by the way is delicious. Very friendly people. Also...More

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank keithRoss46
Reviewed March 31, 2015

Love the creamy soft serve of the Banana boat. The chocolate is so good. No fancy stuff here, just plain goodness. Have had his burgers also, better than any fast food chain in a heart beat. Prices are so easy on a budget also. So...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank Flash394
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Banana boat has the best ice cream. I love the butter pecan. Their servings are large and very cheap. This mom and pop business offers the tastiest burgers (2 patties) for under $2. They are always busy and have a very small parking lot, but...More

Date of visit: March 2015
Thank 863Queen
Reviewed July 23, 2014

My husband & I tried the Banana Boat after I discovered it on Tripadvisor and read some good reviews; we just had to try it! I will say we are glad we tried it; it's a small local place with good food & ice cream...More

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank adawn96055
Reviewed May 9, 2014

The ice cream is da bomb! The food is good and the prices are excellent! Friendly owners always smiling!

Date of visit: October 2013
1  Thank Nancy M
Reviewed April 20, 2013

Large servings at a reasonable price. Family owned and operated. Service with a smile. Great ice cream.

Date of visit: March 2013
1  Thank Lillian G
Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

The bananna boat is a local hangout. If you live close by, it will work. If you are not from the area, it could be very easy to get into a rough area you might not desire. I am from the area and I try...More

Thank USHistoryTeacher
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 18 nearby hotels
Banyan Beach Motel
9 reviews
1.74 miles away
Winter Haven Gardens Inn & Banquet Center
302 reviews
2.25 miles away
Howard Johnson by Wyndham Winter Haven FL
477 reviews
2.32 miles away
Lakmar Motel Winter Haven
18 reviews
2.54 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 238 nearby restaurants
Big Tom's Diner
133 reviews
1.64 miles away
Andreas Family Restaurant
107 reviews
1.43 miles away
Tanner's Lakeside
146 reviews
1.61 miles away
Tacos my Friend
24 reviews
1.03 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 59 nearby attractions
Sherman's Antiques
30 reviews
1.62 miles away
Auburndale Speedway
18 reviews
1.90 miles away
Old Man Frank's
14 reviews
1.55 miles away
Four Purls Yarn Shop
30 reviews
1.82 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Banana Boat staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing