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Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop

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3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
+1 941-779-0690
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Montpelier, Vermont
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Super tasting ice cream for a reasonable price. A double scoop cone was less than $4. Worth stopping.

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Thank Halfmoon710
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have visited Holy cow twice since we've been on the Island. Our taste buds have thanked us repeatedly! The turtle sundae with salted carmel ice cream is loaded with pecans. The Raspberry cheesecake ice cream ....oh yes taste like cheesecake! You will be saying "Holy Cow" this stuff is good!

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Thank Rhonda Patrick S
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come from a tourist area ourselves. To find an ice cream shop with reasonable prices and great quality was very pleasing! Lots of icecream for the price and i could get 3 different flavores with a small serving! The owner was very friendly and personable. Great service from all the staff. My father in law had a hot dog... More 

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Thank Shelly S
Maitland
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111 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had many flavors to choose from - loved the coconut and the vanilla peanut butter. You can taste the fresh cream and flavors in each bite. The woman who helped us had a great mix of humor, helpfulness, and friendliness. Definitely made us feel welcome and want to return!

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Thank jenniferf195
New Jersey
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Holy Cow is without a doubt some of the best ice cream I've had...and I'm talking about a sugar-free, low fat variety. At least 4 flavors to choose from...and if that's good, you can only imagine how good the regular ice cream is. Tonight's selection was black cherry, butter pecan, raspberry dream and my fav, gator tracks...delicious vanilla with a... More 

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Thank happybooker46
North, VA
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244 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm spoiled because I live near an excellent made on the premise ice cream shop. This rivals my hometown favorite even though it isn't made on the premises. Good selection, friendly service (by the owners?) and excellent ice cream.

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Thank TIC09
Sarasota, Florida
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

At last visit I tried the new Chocolate Salted Carmel! wow. Salted Carmel has been number 1; now with chocolate mixed in! good combination of chocolate, carmel and a pinch of salt. Like licking your lips after swimming in the Gulf! The happy hour will feature specials on Hot dogs. 2 more new flavors are coming in February--Blue Moon and... More 

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Thank DOGLOVER4323
ohio
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped by for dessert after dinner. The owners were waiting on us. Super friendly, gave us some history about the island and it's weather. The ice cream was really good. Must have while you are here visiting!

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Thank OhioMomof4boyz
Huntingdon
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64 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

First and foremost the ice cream is excellent ! The owners are usually in the shop and enjoy socializing with the customers. Stop by in the evening when they are feeding the fish for added experience. An island treasure.

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Thank Raymond T
Oroville, Washington, United States
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Happened upon this quiet little ice cream shop, while on a walk one day, we were the only ones there, but the Seville was extremely good, the attendant was very helpful....ice cream was a good as any that we had in our vacation. Loved seeing the fish tank!!!! An added island flair!

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Thank EMSBLONDE1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?