10 Favorite Ice Cream Shops | The Sarasota Moms

Siesta Key

Jake’s Ice Cream

6576 Midnight Pass Rd, Sarasota

Ice Cream – Coffee – Donuts
The location makes it a great stop after a day at the beach or post dinner in the Village of Siesta Key.  The shop boasts plenty of seating, air-conditioning, and some of the absolute creamiest ice cream made in Sarasota by shop owner, Jake Best.  See why the locals love this family-owned creamery!  For our coffee lover moms, they serve a range of espresso drinks – making it a great place to start your morning or pick-up your afternoon!


Orange Octopus

1220 Old Stickney Point Road, Sarasota
This family-owned shop is well loved by our moms! You’ll want to make your visit soon!



Main Street Creamery

1359 Main St., Sarasota
Not far from downtown Sarasota’s waterfront you’ll find this great ice cream shop! Serving a locally made Sarasota favorite Yoder’s Ice cream!

Kilwins – St Armand’s Circle

312 John Ringling Blvd, Sarasota
Great place to stop in after enjoying the shops or coming from the beach!

Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream

4065 Clark Rd., Sarasota
Try amazing ice cream in a flash! Fun tasty experience! Ice Cream and yogurt options including vegan and soy – something for EVERYONE!

Detwillers Farm Market – Several Locations

If you’ve been in this area for any amount of time you know that locals love Detwillers! Serving locally made Yoder’s Ice cream that’s both delicious and easy on the wallet! If a cone isn’t enough, they sell large tubs of Yoder’s ice cream in the store! They often have a fun holiday flavor to share!




Sweet Melissa’s Ice Cream Shop

720 Albee Rd W, Nokomis
Right on the way to Nokomis Beach you’ll pass an excellent local ice cream shop! Best part of getting your scoop here is relaxing in their rocking chairs that line the outside of their shop!




Venice Avenue Creamery

249 W Venice Ave, Venice
If you find yourself in the cute little downtown of Venice, you’ll no doubt want to stop in at a local favorite!

Scoops Venice Ice Cream

1846 S Tamiami Trail, Venice, FL 34293

Serving up small batch ice cream from local Florida creameries, Yoders Sweet Creamery in Sarasota and Royal Scoops in Bonita Springs, Scoops of Venice is a local favorite.


Wellen Park


Peachwaves West Villages

12157 Mercado Dr. Venice, FL 34293
Looking for some yummy frozen yogurt with all the toppings you’ll want to stop in here!  Not to far from the new downtown wellen park area this makes a great stop after exploring the new parks and trails!


BONUS – Take a drive!

Take a drive up to Anna Maria Island! Grab an ice cream at Two Scoops 101 N Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, a long-time island favorite, then enjoy a stroll on the old fishing pier!  An adventure that ends in YUM!!!

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