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Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop

3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
+1 941-779-0690
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, Anna Maria Island, FL 34217-2044
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

A great "mom & pop" place to enjoy some delicious ice cream. Been going here for three years straight. Well worth the stop.

Thank mLbetz
Reviewed 19 June 2017

This is not a typical ice cream shop! It has the coolest aquarium with small sharks and tropical fish that are fed each day for entertainment. Not just for kids but also for adults. Played checkers while we had our ice cream. The owners are...More

Thank rdstrubel
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Best salted caramel ice cream ever! Initially came 3 years ago on vacation and have been talking about it ever since. Came back on vacation and have made the walk there everyday from beach to get ice cream while on vacation this year. Locally owned...More

Thank 752tiffanih
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Very simply the ice cream is GREAT! The family that runs the Shop are extremely friendly! My wife and I rarely miss a night on the Island going to Holy Cow Ice Cream Shop! Gayle & Ron

Thank Ron-DPh
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We went looking for ice cream after a day at the beach. We were disappointed with Baskin Robbins I mean really you run out of chocolate and a couple other flavors! Anyway we tried Holy Cow ice cream shop off Gulf Drive. It is old...More

Thank sddeberry
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Not too much to say here, but the ice cream is good. They serve Working Cow ice cream flavors, but they did not have quite the same selection that is offered by Working Cow. We had the Coffee House Crunch and the Cappuccino Kahlua flavors,...More

Thank JayReardon
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

This family run restaurant is A really good place to go for ice cream treats. They have every variety you could want, high quality and I found the peanut butter chocolate swirl delicious.They also serve hot dogs.

Thank maggie1760
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Always wonderful service and always great ice cream. The hotdogs are great too. If you are on AMI you should make it a point to stop by this place. The big guy behind the counter is a Hoot!!

Thank Paxman0229
Reviewed 29 May 2017

We visit Anna Maria about twice a year and always stop in to see these beautiful people at Holy cow. Love the great selection of ice cream offered and the yummy creative cones. The kids can't get enough of the fish tank. Thank you for...More

Thank johnfusmc
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Just returned from week at AMI. While there we sampled Holy Cow, especially Mississippi Mud Pie. Beyond excellent, closer to Heavenly. You gotta try it.

Thank LyandLy
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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
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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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