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“Best Ice Cream EVER!!”

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
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey
Level 6 Contributor
95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Best Ice Cream EVER!!”
Reviewed May 3, 2014

I love their "Wedding Belles" flavor of Ice Cream. It has almonds and lots of almond flavoring. I have had other flavors, but this is, by far, the best. The wait staff always go out of their way to be extra friendly and attentive. Whenever company visits me in Sanibel, this is a Must for our first stop!!

  • Visited May 2014
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Morris Plains, New Jersey
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“A taste sensation.”
Reviewed May 1, 2014

My first visit to Pinocchio's with my daughter and granddaughter was a great treat. So many choices. The dirty sand dollar was sooooo good. The portions are huge. My 4 year old granddaughter had a hard time deciding, actually she wanted them all. Can't wait to go again next time we are in Sanibel, Pinocchio's will definitely be on our favorites, must have list.

  • Visited April 2014
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Clarion, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“DELICIOUS ice cream!!!”
Reviewed May 1, 2014

We have been enjoying the ice creams at Pinocchio's for many years, and have loved every flavor! We now stop here frequently when we're on the islands. The Sanibel Crunch and the Dirty Sand Dollar are my personal favorites.

  • Visited June 2013
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Massachusetts
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
“worth a trip!”
Reviewed April 30, 2014

We ended our vacation here with a trip to Pinocchio's. The dirty sand dollar is my favorite. Nice size portions (even a kiddie size). Kids loved it. Definitely a nice place to visit.

Visited April 2014
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Newark, Delaware
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“An island icon”
Reviewed April 26, 2014

Huge portions and uniquely island flavors, like Sanibel Krunch and Dirty SandDollar (my fav!). There's usually a line, but it moves quickly.

Visited April 2014
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