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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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  • Excellent85%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (177 reviews)
“honey bourbon” (18 reviews)
“waffle cone” (13 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
1220 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL 34242-3407
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ice cream here was great. We could walk here from our condo. The staff was very friendly. It was nice not having to deal with the crowds down in The Village.

Thank mandyhyg21
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love this ice cream shop. The ooey gooey brownie and Dutch chocolate are both really good. Hits the spot after any meal on the key!

Thank Lauren D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Orange Octopus is behind Capt'n Curts and a great place to stop for ice cream. I loved their toasted coconut last year and came back hoping they would have it again this year. Indeed they did - so the 6 of us had a fun...More

Thank Joanne A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love to stop at this place for a quick sweet fix, although it is the perfect place for a meal and/or a small birthday party!

Thank jen h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has the real deal homemade ice cream. Huge assortment of flavors. Very clean. Friendly staff. Do not miss the pumpkin ice cream in November!

Thank KritSarasotaFL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Post Capt Curt’s dinner ice cream with daughter. She had the Superman ice cream and I had the key lime pie ice cream. All homemade. The key lime pie ice cream literally tasted like a frozen mashed up key lime pie, it was perfection. The...More

Thank rhiggs79
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 10 February 2018

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 23 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 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
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Restaurant Details

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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
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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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