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“Yummmmmmy ice cream!”
Review of Big Olaf Creamery

Big Olaf Creamery
Ranked #1 of 7 Dessert in Siesta Key
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Denver, Colorado
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Yummmmmmy ice cream!”
Reviewed June 23, 2014

We ended up coming here several days in a row after spending hours in the hot sun at the beach. My girls would scream, "let's go to Big Olafs"! Great way to cool off after a long day at the beach. The ice cream is creamy and they give you a huge scoop! There are a ton of flavors, so we had to come back to try a few different ones. They gave us bowls and spoons since our girls would not be able to eat the ice cream fast enough before it melts in the hot sun. The only thing is it is cash only. Who carries cash?

  • Visited June 2014
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Carlisle, Ohio
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Good, but nothing to brag about.”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

We had been told by friends, that we "had to get ice cream at Big Olaf's". So we did. And it was good, but nothing different than you would get at a UDF. They do have a big selection of flavors, but the ice cream is just that........ice cream. Good ice cream, way overpriced. And, yes, the cash only thing is a pain. It's 2014, not many people carry cash around.

  • Visited June 2014
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Miami, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
170 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Best homemade icecream!!”
Reviewed June 18, 2014

This is a must try if you stay in Siesta Key or are nearby. Many flavors to choose from and delicious!

Visited July 2013
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Kissimmee
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Bring cash”
Reviewed June 17, 2014

There seems to be signs out front that I missed, but it's a cash only business. Don't worry they have their own ATM that charges $2.00 and a $20.00 minimum.
The ice cream was nothing special. It's overpriced ice cream.
Our cashier was a bit rude when I discovered it was cash only. " Well there are big signs out front."
Ummm... No just this little printed one.
The name caught my daughters attention (she is 5).
Next time walk right by.

  • Visited June 2014
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Shawnee Mission, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“Fabulous ice cream”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

We loved the ice cream at Big Olaf. The scoops were large and the flavors were not run of the mill. The prailene pecan was outstanding, as was the bing cherry.

The bathrooms were clean and well stocked.

There was plenty of inside seating in air conditioned comfort.

We loved our stop here.

Visited June 2014
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