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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
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Yummy”
Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Purple cow is sinfully DELICIOUS!sugarfree mocha java is very tasty- certainly would visit there every time on on the barrier island- best ice cream and they add an animal cookie on each order. Small cup is plentiful!

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Bethesda, Maryland
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“A must when you visit Sanibel”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

The Sanibel Krunch is AMAZING!! and so is the Dirty Sand Dollar is. No false advertising, truly one of the better icecreamplaces.
And they are so friendly: we bought pints and they offered us cones and toppings to take home, no extra charge.
When you visit Sanibel you have to visit Pinocchio's.

Visited August 2013
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lake county, florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Went for ice cream after dinner & stopped here for the first time. Pleased with the variety of flavors (including sugar free) & EXTREMELY surprised by the portion size. My husband ordered a medium cup of Sanibel Crunch & when I saw the size of his, I changed my thinking & ordered on a youth cup instead of a small!!!!! Neither of us finished but saved them in the freezer for later. Staff could have been a little more enthusiastic, helpful & personable. Left me wondering if they enjoyed their jobs or not . . .

Visited August 2013
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naples fl
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330 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
“Great Homemade Ice cream”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Went by bicycle after dinner and the cones were so huge we could have split one. Very tasty, a little pricey, but a nice tough to end the day.

Visited August 2013
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maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“My Son's Favorite”
Reviewed August 21, 2013

Their ice cream and gelato are so good! My 13 son went every day for an ice cream while we are staying in Sanibel.

  • Visited August 2013
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