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“Strawberry Lovers "Must Stop"” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Parkesdale Farm Market

Parkesdale Farm Market
Ranked #1 of 4 Shopping in Plant City
Certificate of Excellence
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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Strawberry Lovers "Must Stop"”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

Parkesdale Market has been around for many years. We were introduced to it many years ago by friends we used to visit when they owned a home in FL. Now that we are vacationing in FL ourselves, this will become a regular stop for us each year. The strawberry shortcake is wonderful, with soft serve ice cream, and whipped topping (not my favourite, as it is the non-dairy variety so I just ask them to "hold it please", but there are many variations (sweetened/unsweetened berries, as well as a "no cake" version (my hubby's favourite). I have not tried the strawberry milkshake, but that is a definite on next year's list. It looked absolutely wonderful! Prices are extremely reasonable. Great produce, preserves and baking to take back home as well! Enjoy....it is definitely worth the stop (and the possible line-up which actually moves reasonably quickly). Nice, enclosed eating area with picnic tables at the far end of the fruit market area.

Visited March 2013
1 Thank Tanna E
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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138 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

We just stopped here while wandering Florida. We had a milkshake and a bowl of strawberry shortcake. Both oozing full of fresh strawberry's. Our girls had fun taking family photos while we all took turns sitting in the giant strawberry and pretending to be king and queen. Great selection of plants, flowers and fresh fruit and veggies. My only complaint is there are no kid shirts... our girls would have loved a t-shirt but nothing in youth... like size 8-12 shirts. :( :(:(

Visited April 2013
1 Thank PurpleMN
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Columbus, Ohio
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19 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“A Must!!!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

I've been coming here for years and the service, atmosphere, and selection is always wonderful. Wide variety of baked goods, fruits, vegetables, and plants. Come Jan - Mar and enjoy strawberry shortcakes and the best strawberry milkshakes that you will ever eat. Every time I'm in the area I stop!

1 Thank missysbaskets
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128 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Strawberry Heaven”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2013 via mobile

I look forward to Plant City strawberries all year but Parksdale Farms has a strawberry shortcake that can't be beat! Sit on the strawberry throne in the " garden of eat'en" after you have engulfed the shortcake. Mark the map of your hometown then meander and see if there is any other strawberry or other produce or plants you need!

1 Thank Americanflygirl
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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211 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“The BEST strawberry shortcake, worth waiting in line.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2013

This place is amazing. Don't miss it if you like strawberry anything. We visited twice recently and although the line was very long, it was worth the wait. The shortcake is delicious, loaded with juicy, fresh strawberries (sweetened or unsweetened) ice cream and whipped cream. You can order it almost anyway you want - no cake, no sugar, no ice cream, no whipped cream, well you get the idea. They are also famous for their strawberry milkshakes.
They have a great assortment of fruits and veggies at good prices and it's all fresh. We always buy fruit to bring north and have never been disappointed. It is a treat not to be missed. Really!

Visited February 2013
1 Thank Lola1958
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