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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
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

is kind of rude. not sure why an icecream shop has a rude person at the counter in the middle of the afternoon.

Thank laob
San Jose CA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Just beautiful icecream. Great selection and the owner is so welcoming. A must visit place when your on the Island. Great value for money.

Thank nicolast
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I Love this Ice Cream shop! They have the best ice Cream, along with amazing customer service ❤🍨🍦 The owners make you feel right at home and a part of there family!

1 Thank Amy C
Scott Depot, West Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great assortment of flavor choices. Waffle cone was one of the best I've had- fresh and tasted homemade. Kid-sized waffle cone had two scoops and was enough for this adult. Four kid-sized waffle cones was about $17. We would return.

1 Thank crazychixlady
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94 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Holy Cow ice was great. We happened to be eating at the German restaurant a few doors down and stopped in. They were friendly with many flavors and the cream tasted really fresh. The kids had a great time watching the afternoon feeding of the fish. Definitely worth a stop.

2 Thank pospy
Leesburg, Virginia
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just happened to be eating nearby and decided to pop in and grab the kids some ice cream. AND it just happened to be 7 pm--feeding time for the sharks and lion fish. (On M/W/F they feed them live minnows.). Our kids though this was the coolest place ever! And oh by the way, the ice cream was delicious. Tons... More 

1 Thank mauimom4four
Sarasota, Florida, United States
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of flavors, including sugar free. Great littlw mom and pop shoppe. Local favorite. I had the peanut butter ice cream, delicous and. Reamy. The hit of the table was black cherry.

1 Thank Rebecca W
Holmes Beach, Florida
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious. Interesting flavors. Great owners. By the cone or the cup a Holy Cow ice cream is a wonderful treat!

1 Thank JanC505
Grand Rapids, Michigan
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Vacation, warm climates to be savored during a Michigan winter, truly a time to indulge in the finer things, and what could be finer than a waffle cone with creamy ice cream. Probably the only thing finer, would be to have your "ham and eggs in Carolina" (I'm in a Chattanooga Choo Choo kind of mood). Anyway, "Holy Cow" is... More 

1 Thank Bob H
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Came with my family (group of 6) and we were treated to a tour of all the ice creams. This shop has dairy free, sugar free, nut free and all kinds of regular ice cream. The owner and his family were working the counter. We were able to have generous tastes before buying and were served promptly. We will be... More 

1 Thank Christin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 22:00
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
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?