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Abel's Ice Cream

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1886 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-8847
+1 941-921-5700
12:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

the service was very good, the place was clean, I know there are a lot of people who seem to like the ice cream at Abel's, but I do not, I don't know what its made from but it stuck to the roof of my mouth like a paste, there was no caramel or anything in my ice cream that... More 

Thank Melanie H
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The ice cream was very good and the owner was friendly. You can sit and eat the ice cream in the store or take it with you. The ingredients were fresh.

Thank LaBetteQuiRit
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There are many many ice cream joints in Saradota and more than a couple on or near siesta key . This is without question the most considerate consumer-friendly ice cream joint I've ever visited....usually the owners greet you and pour cool purified water to accompany your creamy ice cream. Sure there are low calorie options but IT'S ICE CREAM for... More 

Thank Cambryn
Sarasota, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best ice cream shop! So many yummy flavors. We used to go to Tyler's but they have really changed and the ice cream is just not flavorful any more. Abels is our new favorite. A gem for the ice cream lover!!!

Thank couple40_11
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped by Abel's Ice Cream after dinner on New Years Eve. They have a fantastic selection and are more than happy to let you sample their products before making your pick. The quality of their ice cream is outstanding, and you can taste the freshness in their products. The excellent flavours are accompanied with outstanding and friendly service, which... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great product and great value especially when compared to another "famous" ice cream place in the siesta village....

Thank Mark M
Hudsonville, Michigan
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, tons of choices for ice cream and truffles!! Would recommend. Was not as busy as the other ice cream places on Siesta Key but only 3 min away. Tucked in the end of strip mall by Stonewood restaurant. Could use some more seating, we came in with 11 people and had no where to sit.....kinda had to stand... More 

Thank Melonie V
Fort Wayne, Indiana
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Decided to check our Abel's based on a recommendation while on vacation, so glad we did. Plenty of flavors to choose from. They offer samples so you can make sure you like the flavor before ordering. Several different sizes and different cones to choose from. The employees were very nice and made us feel very welcome. I'm sure this won't... More 

Thank sjamdewald4
Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend this gem of an oce cream store. Great variety including bear claw and elephant ears. Feiendly service and great value. They also have chocolates and stonewall kitchen

Thank Shalla412
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 237 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

We are ice cream people and have frequented most of the Siesta Key area dessert stops.It rates first or second,very creamy the way we like it and not overpriced.Excellent service with a good variety.


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1886 Stickney Point Rd, Sarasota, FL 34231-8847
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-921-5700
Hand-dipped ice cream, sorbet, sherbet, and hard-packed frozen yogurt.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?