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“Ice Cream on Siesta Key!”
Review of The Orange Octopus

The Orange Octopus
Ranked #1 of 42 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.
Columbus, Ohio
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Ice Cream on Siesta Key!”
Reviewed August 12, 2014

If you stay on Siesta Key, and go to Captain Curt's or Sniki TIki, don't forget to go to the Orange Octopus for some delicious ice cream. I had my pineapple orange ice cream whipped into a milkshake. WOW!

Visited August 2014
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Fabulous Little Gem”
Reviewed August 2, 2014

I just discovered this ice cream parlor on Siesta Key today. What a fantastic place. The ice cream is great, but the hot fudge is to die for! For good old fashioned fattening ice cream, this is the place to go.

Visited August 2014
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Paris, France
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Impressive”
Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The ice cream was very tasty, the 1 scoop cup is enough even if you usually eat a lot. The staff is very polite and welcoming.
There is plenty of choice for the flavors.
A place not to be missed.

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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream”
Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great place to go for ice cream on Siesta Key! I had the Butter Pecan and my wife had the Salted Carmel Ice Cream. Every time we come down to Siesta Key we always have to stop in (at least once).

Visited July 2014
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Siesta Key, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Yum!”
Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Definitely home made ice cream (if not they fooled me) the sponge Bob cookie dough and butter pecan is amazing!

  • Visited July 2014
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