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“Ice cream is good but atmosphere is not present”
Review of The Orange Octopus

The Orange Octopus
Ranked #2 of 44 Dessert in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: Late Night
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.
Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

We went there after returning from a kayaking trip and wanted to treat ourselves for some ice cream (2 adults & 2 small kids) the outside matches the inside. Really nothing to say except "Blah" at the most but I did like the icream. It's not overrun like the other "main" icream store on the island. It was well priced and worth a return trip

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Thank Monnemer
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Reviewed July 7, 2013

This charming restaurant serves breakfast and ice cream ..and does both exceptionally well! The owners and staff are very friendly and the ice cream(Working Cow) and coffee (Joeffreys) are fantastic! Sometimes we go twice in one day!You can get homemade Amish danish or bagels for breakfast. They also sell novelty candies, juices, etc. We love the Orange Octopus!

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Reviewed July 1, 2013

Very cute shop, adorable t-shirts with orange octopuses on it. It's off the main drag of Siesta Key, so it took us a bit to track it down. We had the Salted Caramel Ice Cream, as recommended by so many people here on TripAdvisor. Indeed, it was wonderful. No surprise really, it was also salty. It was tasty, but I probably didn't need any more salt, having accidentally swallowed much of it when swimming in the Gulf. lol

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Thank PugCake
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Reviewed June 29, 2013

Cute little place with good ice cream!!! Try an Orange Squeeze---vanilla ice cream with the juice of a fresh Florida orange squeezed on top. Perfect treat for after a day of gun in the sun.

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Thank MegDM123
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Reviewed June 17, 2013

This is one of the best ice creams I have ever tasted, nice staff, all around a very good experience.

Thank Jorge G
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