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Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop

3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
+1 941-779-0690
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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12:00 - 22:00All hours
3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This shop sells the best ice-cream on the island. They are a family run business and make everyone feel so welcome. The selection is amazing, fat free, yogurt and off course full fat - its your choice.

Thank Beryl28
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Lots of great ice cream flavors, several no sugar diabetic friendly options. Super nice local family owned and operated. Drive right past that national chain and get some Holy Cow ice cream. Harry Caray approved. :-)

Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I don't even know where to begin. We visited 5 times while on AMI. The ice cream is so delicious! And the owners are the sweetest!! I will always tell people about this place.

Thank lovebeingamom2003
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Ice cream is sooo good. Amazing flavor selection too. Family owned and very friendly and helpful woman/owner.

Thank MDBeachLoverAlso
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Best Ice Cream we have had at Anna Marie Island. Very fresh and lots of flavors. Makes me want to have ice cream every night, which I really don't need to do! The owner is very friendly and we had a great conversation with him....More

Thank pgharrison
Reviewed 23 June 2017

A great "mom & pop" place to enjoy some delicious ice cream. Been going here for three years straight. Well worth the stop.

Thank mLbetz
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is not a typical ice cream shop! It has the coolest aquarium with small sharks and tropical fish that are fed each day for entertainment. Not just for kids but also for adults. Played checkers while we had our ice cream. The owners are...More

Thank rdstrubel
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Best salted caramel ice cream ever! Initially came 3 years ago on vacation and have been talking about it ever since. Came back on vacation and have made the walk there everyday from beach to get ice cream while on vacation this year. Locally owned...More

Thank 752tiffanih
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Very simply the ice cream is GREAT! The family that runs the Shop are extremely friendly! My wife and I rarely miss a night on the Island going to Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop! Gayle & Ron

Thank Ron-DPh
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

We went looking for ice cream after a day at the beach. We were disappointed with Baskin Robbins I mean really you run out of chocolate and a couple other flavors! Anyway we tried Holy Cow ice cream shop off Gulf Drive. It is old...More

Thank sddeberry
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Holmes Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 941-779-0690
  • E-mail
We serve Working Cow brand ice cream. We carry at least 20 gourmet flavors, including frozen yogurt and no sugar ice cream, as well as soft serve. We serve Sundaes, Floats, Banana Splits, Malts and Milkshakes. Your choice of flavors.
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