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“The hot spot on the island!”

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 April 9, 2014 via mobile

There was a LONG line but it moved fast! Portions are big...order the kiddie size! All flavors were delicious!

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Reviewed April 6, 2014

Worth coming to the eastern end of the island for if you are not already there. The dirty sand dollar ice cream was great, but I liked their other custom flavor (think it was Sanibel crunch) even better. Nicest part about this place would be the long patio with many seats where you can sit in the shade to enjoy your ice cream. Portions are enormous, order small!

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Reviewed April 5, 2014

Pinocchio's has excellent ice cream. Always busy. Porch for sitting, eating, and watching the world go by!

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Reviewed April 5, 2014

We came to Pinocchio's after a late supper. It was probably close to 8:30. Be prepared for a long line! We don't mind waiting, but what we did mind was the rude attitudes given off by the staff. We understand it was very busy and the line was very long, but some of the remarks they made when people came in the door were less than friendly. Overall, the ice cream was excellent. Our group tried the Sanibel Crunch, Wedding Cake, and the Sanddollar or something like that. They were all delicious. As others have said, get the kids size! The portions are huge!

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Thank MegKlost
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Reviewed March 31, 2014

Unbelievably delicious fresh made ice creams and sorbets! The portions are extremely generous, so sharing is easy. The parking is very, very tight, so be patient!

Thank Miki M
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