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The Orange Octopus

1220 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL 34242-3407
+1 941-346-0202
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  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (175 reviews)
“honey bourbon” (18 reviews)
“waffle cone” (13 reviews)
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1220 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL 34242-3407
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My favorite is the sea salt caramel! My husband’s is cookie dough, but he does like the specialty of the house: the vanilla with the juice of a freshly squeezed orange over it. I, also,like to view the pictures in the second room. They show...More

Thank Marshalljay
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to stop after a day at the beach. Large variety of ice cream and other cool treats. Priced reasonably.

Thank Jean J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great choices for ice cream and shakes! Workers are very friendly. Prices are very reasonable. We had a Coconut mocha shake and a regular chocolate shake. They were very good!

Thank Banana427
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tasted several other flavors, but kept coming back to the salted caramel (3 x) !!! Cookies and cream tasted great. Brownie too. And the special - butter pecan - was wonderful with pecans that were fresh and crunchy. Some inside seating, and several benches...More

Thank finfun
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The succulent scent of baked sugar cones and coffee hits you when you walk in the door. We had the pleasure of meeting the owner, who is incredibly kind of humble. We tasted a variety of ice cream before making our decisions. The ice cream...More

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Granddaughters made sure we visited the Orange Octopus EVERY DAY for one more cup of cotton candy ice cream. They both left with tee shirts to remember their time eating ice cream on vacation!

Thank Cande T
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Nice little ice cream shop with some unique flavors and the normal lineup. All five flavors we had were fantastic! Definitely stop by if you're craving something sweet.

Thank Aaron A
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream shop with a very friendly staff! Parking was very hard to get due to the Xmas season. The crowds are everywhere. The ice cream was yummy and the prices are very reasonable.

Thank LisaMcD13
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

The pistachio ice cream is made on site. They roast pistachios, cream them into a paste then make the ice cream. It is AMAZING! Also tried salted caramel, sooo creamy with golden real caramel; choco hazelnut had a taste like hazelnut nougat. They also have...More

Thank calif2tenn
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing ice cream , honey bourbon is a must ! We visited twice during our stay. All flavors looked delicious was very hard to pick one.

Thank Christin G
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1220 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL 34242-3407
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-346-0202
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.
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