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Bob's Twist N' Shake

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420 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6056
+1 941-485-5152
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Nokomis, Florida
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tend to stop here after dinner for their soft serve. Fast and friendly service. Milkshakes are good, too. Best part is our dog Cooper gets a sample whenever he comes with us!

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Thank HeatherJM414
Key Largo, Florida
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73 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Seriously, the smallest serving is $5? Ice cream tasted ok. But, I just wanted a small serving, not 3 scoops, but that's the smallest. Not the place to take a family with three kids unless you want to part with$25. Won't go back.

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Thank ma12302013j
Tampa, Florida
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86 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Slome of the flavors were unavailable, but the normal standard favorites were. (Choc, van, straw.) Service was fast & courteous.

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Thank chickar005
macon, ga
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41 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Took the kids to get a hotdog and ice cream. The hotdog was good but pretty expensive. The ice cream was very good also.

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Thank ttweety75
North Port, Florida
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

They have some really, really great soft serve ice cream in many flavors. Great when mixed and matched. Super nice staff.

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Thank EmoKatz
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I would highly recommend you stop by Bob's. Many terrific flavors to choose from and plenty of parking. Friendly staff and a kid friendly atmosphere.

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Thank FloridaNYSP
Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

The cappuccino kahlua ice cream was OUT OF THIS WORLD! I eat tons of ice cream, and that was my top three I've ever had. My wife had a banana split, and that was pretty good. I recommend this place, even though it's a little more expensive than an average place.

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Thank John H
Saint Clair Shores, Michigan
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2016

Open till 10 most nights I think - Small twist was good and a large portion. Only ate there one time.

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Thank amandasmom68
Englewood, Florida
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104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Overall the soft-serve was good...not the best i have had. The price way over priced. I got the soft-serve a regular for $3.75 yes it was a good portion but $3.75 come on. Sorry but in my opinion just another tourist trap in Florida. I am glad i did not bring a family. The hard pack ice cream $4.50 A... More 

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Thank rojoe
KY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2016

Ordered a vanilla and orange swirl in a cake cone. Good size and fair price. Not cheapest, but would order again.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 420 US Highway 41 Byp N, Venice, FL 34285-6056
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-485-5152
Description
Really great little ice cream shop

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?