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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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Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Quakertown, Pennsylvania
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We just discovered Abel's on our trip last week and enjoyed their fare several times. Awesome choices, friendly staff and offer frequent purchases incentive card for a free serving when completed.

Thank traveladict1946
Washington, D.C.
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58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent ice cream shop. Huge selection of favors. Friendly staff. Went back many times over a month stay.

Thank Patrick D
Timonium, Maryland, United States
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seriously the best ice cream and sundaes!! Awesome flavors! Not to mention such a friendly staff!! We were in Sarasota for only 3 nights and went here twice!!!

Thank Lindsay W
Sarasota, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place. We get Late night cravings for ice cream and these guys are always happy to see us. The are friendly and courteous and we love the ice cream. Always a win win.

Thank nancyr22
Akron, Ohio
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We returned to Abel's for a second year on our spring break vacation. The staff is friendly and allowed the kids to sample many flavors. The Caramel Caribou is fabulous and I tasted the Coffee flavored (mocha) ice cream and it was also excellent. We would definitely recommend this for a sweet treat after a day at the beach!

Thank WorkingMotherof2
Anniston, Alabama
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Dad owned a dairy with an ice cream shop. My husband( and I )spent 20 yrs. in the Navy and did a lot of visiting and eating ice cream . Abels is one of the best we have ever eaten. Smoother/. Creamier/ with more fruit per bite, than the more famous " big guy " ice cream.

Thank Daffodil133
Saratoga Springs
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97 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great ice cream flavors and excellent service. They have some tables for you to sit inside and a few chairs outside. Located just before the south bridge as you enter on to Siesta Key.

Thank gl0baltraveler
Siesta Key, Florida
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82 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I can't get enough of theirelicious ice cream. The toasted almond fudge is outrageous! So is the raspberry truffle. The hand dipped fresh ice cream is among the best I've ever had - anywhere - ever!

Thank ronzam
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely little ice cream store nestled in a corner. They have a ton of flavors and also have excellent chocolate as well. All served with a smiling face. Great service.

Thank Mona M
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211 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean, with comfortable tables & chairs to have a ice cream & visit. 36 different favors & good prices. Have to try the elephant ears ice cream, Chocolate, peanut butter & salty. Has a whole display of many different chocolates to take home.

Thank gusdogDetroit

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats
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?