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“A bit of a zoo”

Pinocchio's Original Italian Ice Cream
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $10
Cuisines: Fast Food
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Takeout
Description: A Sanibel tradition since 1980,Pinocchio's is a landmark for islanders and visitors alike. All ice cream, frozen yogurt, gelato, custard, sorbet and sorbetto is made fresh daily in "Pinocchio's Lab" on premises from the finest & freshest ingredients. Family owned and operated, we serve 37 flavors of our 130+ repertoire daily. 10 Time Winner BEST of the ISLANDS BEST ICE CREAM including 2014, '14 BEST GELATO and '14 BEST FROZEN YOGURT, Nat'l Geographics Top 10 Best Ice Creams in Gulf Coast America and many more accolades from events, organizations and local food critics. We appreciate our Customers and consider Customer Satisfaction carefully. To our new Customers, Thank You for Coming In and Trying Our Signature Ice Creams. To our returning Customers, Welcome Home. Gustare! The Puma Family
Reviewed May 11, 2013

Lines too long but we went late at nite to avoid crowds but even some nights lines would too long to wait. good ice cream tho

Thank bruce g
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

stopped here and tried the dirty sandollar...ok, sort of bland. not cheap. would most likely not go back. can buy ice cream (queenies) in market and cones and make out a lot better.

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Thank amymiazga
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Reviewed May 9, 2013

My wife went to Pinocchio's a few times during our week long visit. i usually save my calories for, uh, adult sodas so i don't usually go for sweets. i did give it a shot once and got one of the signature flavors available only at this shop, but stuck to a kiddie size. it was very, very good.

four thumbs up. even the most gourmet ice cream diehards would have to give this an A or A-. It is a tiny location and parking can be a tad packed in season.

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Thank tup30
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Reviewed May 1, 2013

Ice cream was great! Portions are huge. Don't be fooled with the cup size. Lay out of store is very small and crazy. Worth it.

Thank Lizbeth123
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Reviewed April 29, 2013 via mobile

My fiance and I were in the mood for some ice cream after being at the lighthouse so we rode our bikes there. She liked hers which was a coconut ice cream concoction but I was too busy enjoying my dirty sand dollar ice cream. It was awesome and I highly recommend it. Nice little spot definitely worth a visit. It also wasn't horribly expensive like everything else on the island.

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Thank SaltwaterHick
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