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“Nice Ice Cream Place”
Review of The Orange Octopus

The Orange Octopus
Ranked #2 of 48 Dessert in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: 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.
Reviewed 7 April 2017

What is there to say about an ice cream place? A lot of varied flavors, fast and courteous service, and their "single scoop" was generous.

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Thank Andrew R
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Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

We had just finished dinner at Captain Curt's (also highly recommended) and walked over to Orange Octopus for dessert. It was a busy night - the line was out the front door - but the staff kept things moving quickly. There were many varieties of ice cream to choose from, and it made deciding difficult. The ice cream we selected was delicious and a perfect end to the evening.

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Nothing more to say than there are few places specific to get Ice Cream one the key...this is the best hands down!

Thank Margaretwg
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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Party of 6 with 2 small children. We enjoyed all the flavors and went back 3 times. The waffle cones are the best ever. Be sure to leave a tip for the servers. They are so sweet and let you have samples too

Thank MissingMaui2015
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

The Orange Octopus serves good quality home made ice cream. There are a wide range of flavors -- perhaps 20 at a time, with some particularly appealing choices for kids. Who can turn down a multi-colored cone of Superman ice cream? The ooey gooey brownie and the salted caramel were both excellent. Waffle cones are made fresh on site, and the milk shakes are thick, just as they should be. Despite lines out the door, the staff are efficient and friendly. This place is definitely worth a visit -- or three -- during your vacation.

Thank WhoAmIToday
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