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Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream (Sarasota, Clark Rd)
Ranked #15 of 42 Dessert in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $4
Description: Made-to-order Ice Cream, Shakes, and Italian Ice flash frozen by hand with patented process that uses liquid nitrogen. This process yields a fresh, dense, creamy product with no ice crystals or air whipped in. Choose a predetermined flavor combination or create your own concoction; either way, it's individually mixed and frozen to order. Bases are Original Ice Cream, Custard, Low-Fat, Lactose Free, Fat-Free Yogurt, Vegan Almond, and No Sugar Added. All bases are gluten free. Extensive vegan menu available. Also serve Smoothies. Ask about our catering services!
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Description: Made-to-order Ice Cream, Shakes, and Italian Ice flash frozen by hand with patented process that uses liquid nitrogen. This process yields a fresh, dense, creamy product with no ice crystals or air whipped in. Choose a predetermined flavor combination or create your own concoction; either way, it's individually mixed and frozen to order. Bases are Original Ice Cream, Custard, Low-Fat, Lactose Free, Fat-Free Yogurt, Vegan Almond, and No Sugar Added. All bases are gluten free. Extensive vegan menu available. Also serve Smoothies. Ask about our catering services!
Reviewed September 21, 2013

The experience is really cool, and the atmosphere is great, but my ice cream came out a nasty flavor and texture; its more of a one time experience must.

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Thank hodeybodey
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Reviewed August 27, 2013

You have to see it to beleive it! This was a first for us..not only was it a truly amazing concept, it was fun, and the best ice cream i have ever had! Dont miss this place.

Thank Renee K
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Reviewed July 8, 2013 via mobile

Love taking kids and our visitors to see the smokin ice cream made up like 'Cold Stone'- add Star Wars. Impressive production! All kinds of flavors and toppings to play with! We especially like the low fat mint chocolate and mocha madness.. Avoid the waffle cone - it's tasteless.

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Thank Joy2ewe
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Reviewed May 13, 2013

We stopped at Sub Zero after dinner while on a birthday road trip. We had never heard of this shop prior to stumbling upon it so there were absolutely no expectations. The store is bright and cheerful with the centerpiece being the huge tank of liquid nitrogen sitting on the floor near the counter.

The process for ordering is pretty straightforward.
1 - choose what size container you would like; small, medium, large or waffle cone cup
2 - choose how much fat content you want; from 14% milk fat to 0%. This is the ice cream base.
3 - choose from 47 flavors to add to your base. You can add as many as you like.
4 - choose from 33 "mix-ins". You can choose as many as you like ; the first one is free.
5 - choose your "chill factor" from soft serve to rock hard.

Here's where the science comes in. The ice cream "mixologist" will stir together all your flavors and mix-ins in a metal bowl and then place it under a nozzle where the nitrogen gas will flow out. The heavier than air gas will pour over your dessert as it is being mixed and almost instantly freezes it. How cool is that?! Pretty darn cool, if you ask me!

We chose a 0% milk fat base for our dessert and the resulting texture was more akin to ice milk than to ice cream so the next time we visit, I will be sure to try the premium 14% milk fat for a more accurate test.

The employees at this location were all very friendly and helpful and were all smiles. I will certainly return to this location, or hopefully one closer to home, again!

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Thank David34677
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Reviewed May 8, 2013

This place is more about making the ice cream and putting on a show than the ice cream itself. Sure, they have TONS of flavors and combinations but its just not that great. Its average. I recommend going there once for the experience but Im sure this wont be your regular ice cream place.

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Thank Nicole C
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