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Sponge Factory

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One of the many but better selections

There's several stores selling sponges but this is one that has a nice selection and pricing. The... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
888arthury
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New Jersey
via mobile
Absorbing

My friend and I enjoyed the movie on sponges, which gave me a better understanding of the industry... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Webbuzzard
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Herndon, Virginia
via mobile
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15 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3117
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fun place to stop! All sizes of sponges, seashells, spa related things etc.Fun town to stop in......

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Laura V
Reviewed 30 December 2018 via mobile

I grew up in florida and we spent a lot of time in Tarpon springs. Every year when I go back to visit, I have to go to the this place. I love the skin care with olive oil. I usually grab enough till my...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank margesunset65
Reviewed 1 November 2018

Loved this place. So much to choose from and good prices too. We walked around for ages looking at the all the different stuff on display. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cormie40
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

So many sponges, so many types and sizes.. There is a sponge for everyone and any size you could want.. I never realized I needed or wanted sponges till I came here.. Yep.... I purchased several..

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Itsmekcr
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

There's several stores selling sponges but this is one that has a nice selection and pricing. The store is pretty large, walk around and see all the various types. Of course, the bigger the sponge, the more costly. Get a good sized wool sponge for...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 888arthury
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It was a brief visit to Tarpon Springs, but I couldn't not visit the Sponge Factory. It offers a great variety of sponges of all shapes and sizes, both decorative and for bathing purposes. You'll find all kinds of coastal décor there. They also have...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank E5151XGannag
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Hotels near by, so worth the day trip or 2-day trip to shop downtown sponge dock area and this Sponge Factory. This place is surrounded by many shoppes and great Greek Restaurants. Certainly worth the visit., I am going back.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank ltthorpe
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed the movie on sponges, which gave me a better understanding of the industry. The wives enjoyed their shopping and bought a number of gifts. TIP: We parked in the adjacent lot for $10, but every other one was only $5....More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Webbuzzard
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Must go when in Tarpon Springs. Lots of reasonably priced sponges. Fun place to visit. LOVED Katrina. The BEST clerk EVER. Even though it was about closing time, she didn’t seem to mind and gave us a lot of info on sponges. Love using the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank 545jeanf
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Take the Spruce Street turnoff from Highway 19 to Dodecanese Boulevard, and launch into one of the most picturesque old neighborhoods in the Tampa, Florida, area: the sponge docks of Tarpon Springs. Traditionally populated by Greek immigrants, people here dive for natural sponges, a skill...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank rossf976
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