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“Great taste”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of The Orange Octopus

The Orange Octopus
Ranked #1 of 42 Dessert in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Kids, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: This old fashioned, family owned coffee and ice cream shop is located in Captain Curt's Village a few hundred yards south of the Stickney point (south bridge). It is beside the bike and kayak rental shop. They are super friendly and have a gourmet coffee bar, 24 flavors of hand churned, homemade ice cream. It is my favorite local coffee shop! I've never left disappointed.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great taste”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2012

Ice cream at it's best. Many flavors to choose from and we all had a blast. The guy was alone in the place and was a bit shy but very nice.

Visited August 2012
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Small Shop with great service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2012

The Orange Octopus is a great place to grab a cup of coffee and baked goods. It has wonderful homemade icecream.. No complaints. Staff are nice and store is clean!
Nice small personal business!

  • Visited July 2012
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great Coffee & Ice Cream!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

This is a great little spot. I didn't see any Starbucks around the area, so this is your best bet for a great coffee. They make a wonderful cup-o-joe. And, the ice cream was yummy!

Visited July 2012
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Thank Katie S
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Paris, France
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2012

we discovered this place by chance after eating and being disappointed at Captain Curts. this place is just behind it. its a lovely place with a friendly young lady who served us and charmed our children aged 5 and 3. we had ice cream which was lovely. they have fresh bread and pastries too and an area to sit indoors, just wish we had found it earlier to have our breakfast there!

  • Visited July 2012
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Longwood, Florida
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“Something sweet for everyone.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2012

Skip Kilwin's and go here -- In Captain Curt's Plaza near the south bridge on Siesta Key. The toasted coconut ice cream is the best I ever had! Great chai tea as well.

Visited July 2012
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