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The Orange Octopus

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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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Vegetarian Friendly
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped there after dinner and had some delicious ice cream. They make it right there. The sell many flavors which makes it hard to choose one. I would recommend it to anyone vsiting Siesta Key. It is just by the South Bridge.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Chuck and Mary D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They offer a variety of unusual ice cream flavors, along with the traditional. Delicious ice cream! Scoops could be a little larger for the price. We visited here several times during our stay, and look forward to it next year!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank raspurgin
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

We love this place! Salted Caramel ice cream to die for!!! Easy parking and close to the Seista Beach access! We take out of town visitors and always have fun! A hidden Sarasota treasure!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 963PatriciaC
Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Orange octopus is as good as it gets. Fresh high quality ingredients and delicious flavors. Local and family run. Can't beat it. I love the bourbon pecan, key lime pie, chocolate peanut butter and salted Carmel. You can't go wrong.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GregLank
Reviewed 3 December 2018 via mobile

We visited during the summer months and the line was out the door. Based on that, I was looking forward to a delicious treat. Our double scoops were very very small, child size at most ice cream shops. We were very disappointed. Purchased four ice...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank munky2005
Reviewed 21 November 2018

My father and I came here twice during our vacation. First we got a Strawberry/Mango smoothie which was really good. Then we came back for ice cream. They have a lot of decent varieties of ice cream with unique flavors. I got something called "gator...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank G2114WAjasonh
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Many varieties of tasty ice cream to choose from for our after dinner treat. This spot had a nice seating area indoors. Very family-kid friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank GrBayisfine
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

A lot of variety and you are able to sample flavors great location by the beach and cute interior ! A must to try!!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Carlos T
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Homemade ice cream that is truly delicious. Our grand daughter and her parents love it, and go here whenever they come to Sarasota.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 11jill2018
Reviewed 26 October 2018

Delectable ice cream - flavours are to die for, original and fun! Everyone will find something to their liking. The little quiet area outside on the corner of the building is really nice to sit in to enjoy the ice cream, too!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank FascinatedTraveller
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