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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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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“ice cream” (191 reviews)
“honey bourbon” (20 reviews)
“waffle cone” (13 reviews)
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11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
1220 Old Stickney Point Rd, Siesta Key Beach near south bridge, Sarasota, FL 34242-3407
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Reviewed February 27, 2014 via mobile

We visited this small, friendly shop three times in three days - couldn't get enough of their yummy, creamy, homemade ice cream! Our favorites were the salted caramel, espresso chip, and black raspberry. Free tastes and friendly service. The woman who cam in after us...More

Thank teacherbarbct
Reviewed February 12, 2014

Having conducted an extensive review (!) of ice creams in Siesta Key and surrounding area, we would definitely say that this place has THE best ice cream (salted caramel particularly!) and the most friendly service. We will be back next year ...

Thank RCCC187056
Reviewed February 8, 2014

Excellent ice cream and service for me and my family. Coffee was great too in the afternoon. We will definitely see you again soon. Thanks for the caramel macchiato and salted caramel ice cream. I like caramel so the two together made my day. The...More

Thank Joe M
Reviewed February 5, 2014

Great selection of flavors, something for everyone! I loved the toasted coconut ice cream with a scoop of chocolate almond!!

Thank carol k
Reviewed January 7, 2014

This place is promoted as great for both coffee/cappucino/espresso/lattes and ice cream. Maybe the ice cream is good --it's homemade-- but the coffee is really bad. I even came back a second time because I thought that perhaps my latte was too milky so I'd...More

Thank woggles67
Reviewed December 28, 2013

nice cool treat very nice selection of flavers $3.75 per scoop average for area mango italian ice very nice birthday cake ice cream had actuall cake in it no sign out side in the dark also coffee shop

Thank tsbails1
Reviewed December 4, 2013

Found this little gem and we are so happy we did, We stopped in 3 times during our stay in Siesta. The cotton candy ice cream is amazing and ordered it each time we went, every flavor we tried was really creamy and yummy and...More

Thank BradieBunch
Reviewed November 6, 2013

My husband and I just happened upon this cute, beachy shop while taking a walk near our hotel. We consider ourselves "coffee snobs" and were delighted to find high quality lattes and espresso. We liked it so much, that we ended up going back several...More

Thank Janice F
Reviewed November 1, 2013

This place is located in a small strip mall by Captain Curts. The staff here are extremely friendly and the atmosphere shows off it's charming, quaint little shop by the beach. Walked here every morning for coffee while vacationing and highly recommend it!

1  Thank Fancy24
Reviewed October 16, 2013

How can you go wrong with ice cream... this place continues the great small shop ice cream tradition. Convenient location and wonderful shakes also.

1  Thank APRGA2013
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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 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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