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Dips Ice Cream

9801 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
+1 941-778-1706
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ice cream” (114 reviews)
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9801 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We go to Dips every time we come to AMI. Not only do they have excellent ice cream but also have a lot of the old fashioned candies my husband and I remember from our childhood. Small amount seating inside. More seating outside. I really...More

Thank LauraLakeland
Reviewed 23 June 2017

Dips has great ice cream and also tons of old-fashion candy. I found Zots and have not had those in YEARS! The store is very small. It only has three stools to eat inside, but there are a lot of chairs out on the deck....More

Thank MJillA
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

The shop is very small but has a large selection of ice cream for sale. You can sample any flavor you wish but that also slows the line down. Some families are eating sample after sample while others wait in line to order. The young...More

Thank Pam H
Reviewed 23 May 2017

This is a fun stop on your way to the beach... friendly sales associates. Delicious ice cream cones and other tasty treats!

Thank klholtmeyer
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Yummy ice cream! Just wish there were more spots to sit! We went here with our group of 9 people (5 kids), and the guy working was very polite and patient with us. We will be back!

Thank traciehunter
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love to go to Dips for their yummy ice cream! Tonight was packed as usual. We do not mind the wait because the people watching is great! It is well known that the owner has supported Manatee County youth sports for...More

Thank Gail G
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We stop by here each year when we visit Anna Maria Island, in fact, we had ice cream for dinner on our 2nd night staying here. So many ice cream choices. The chocolate peanut butter is our favorite. The employees are friendly.

Thank DMDavis723
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We've been going to Dips for years because the customer service and ice cream is fantastic. In walking distance from the beach, so one day on our last trip to AMI, we sent the 6 kids in our party to get ice cream on their...More

Thank johnmann20
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Went in for an ice cream today and tried something new for me, salted caramel. Holy smokes it was good. Staff there always friendly and run like an old time shop. Lots of good candies and trinkets for kids. Owner was there who has a...More

Thank ericfebs
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Ok this one is for the kids. All three of my kids have loved stopping in at Dips over the years, not just for ice cream but for the other novelties that they always seem to carry.

Thank GGGCA26
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Average prices
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 22:00
13:00 - 23:00
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9801 Gulf Drive, Anna Maria, Anna Maria Island, FL 34216
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Anna Maria Island  >  Anna Maria
  • Phone Number: +1 941-778-1706
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