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Bo's Ice Cream

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Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL
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San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mom and Pop window/drive up ice cream joint that is the best! The hot fudge sundae is my favorite and my husband raves about their cherry milkshakes.

Thank Kimorleigh
Tampa, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Bo's Ice Cream has been in the same location on Florida Avenue since 1954 and other than the addition of the drive-thru, it hasn't changed. My first trip to the oasis of ice cream was in 1956. We lived just around the corner and walked over for some of the sweet goodness. This is one of Tampa's hidden gems you'll... More 

Thank Vickie F
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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106 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

After moving out of Tampa about 5 years ago it was nice to drive by his place and see that still open and going strong. Are the hot fudge sundae and I tell you what I'm not sure if it's better than before but damn it's close.

Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

For being such a small establishment, I was very impressed by my whole experience! All of the staff members were hustling and working hard, and they were incredibly friendly. Ice cream servings were very generous and the prices were affordable. The upside down banana split was amazing!

Thank Justine P
Brandon, Florida
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339 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Long standing business in Tampa, with delicious soft serve ice, floats, malts and sundaes! Staff if very friendly and prices are very good.

Thank kmatos
Wesley Chapel, Florida
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

I have been going to Bo's since I was a small child and last week it was cleaner, brighter, and even better than in years past. The staff is super friendly, ice cream is fantastic!

Thank Johanna N
Columbus, Ohio
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Bo's is tasty, nothing flashy or out of the ordinary just old fashioned soft serve and simple toppings! Bring some bug spray if you want to enjoy your ice cream outside!

Thank rewrite_world
Jasper, Georgia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

I began going to Bos' around age 5. I am 67 now. It has changed hands but the ice cream (a simple soft serve) is as good as every. I think the novelty is the menu. No one make an upside down banana split other than Bo's. The Tampa natives KNOW where to go. It is a walk up counter... More 

Thank Ralph D
Newton, New Jersey
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50 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

Decent ice cream, limited flavors and fillings. The place could use some serious updating, but was reasonably priced for what we got.

Thank Casey L
Tampa, Florida
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369 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

Good customer service. Good ice cream. Tasty rainbow sprinkles. $6 for 1 small vanilla soft serve ice cream and 1 medium twist (vanilla/chocolate) soft serve ice cream with rainbow sprinkles.

Thank Mailoha

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Florida Avenue, Tampa, FL
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Tampa
  • Phone Number: 8132343870

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?