Bradenton Ice Cream & Pastry Shops

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Looking for something sweet to satisfy that sweet tooth? Here are all the Bradenton ice cream and pastry shops you need to check out!

Cold Stone Creamery

7476 Cortez Rd W, Bradenton, FL 34209

Who doesn’t love Cold Stone Creamery! This is why you are in luck because we have one just off the island. Go and watch your treat be made on location and customized to your liking.

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Shake Pit

3801 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205

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While Cold Stone may be a classic, Shake Pit defines tradition. Established in 1959, walk up to this old-timey window-serve spot with a covered patio for burgers, milkshakes & other American favorites. It is a walk back in time that the whole family will enjoy.

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Sweet Berries Frozen Custard & Eatery

4500 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209

Just up the road from Shake Pit, you will find Sweet Berries. Here, you can grab a bit to eat but also a little something to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try their homemade custard, which puts all other frozen desserts to shame. Or, be adventurous and have some Concrete! Start with your choice of fresh-scooped frozen custard and a mix-in. They stir these together and because it’s so thick they will serve it to you upside down!

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Holy Cow Ice Cream & Other Cool Stuff

3234 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

Family-owned and open since 2009, they keep it classic at Holy Cow Ice Cream. Feature 36 delicious flavors to choose from, including sugar-free, dairy-free, and frozen yogurt offerings, indulge in the flavor of your choice in a cone, cup, or as a hand-spun milkshake! While enjoying other cool stuff like their tropical fish aquarium.

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Small Town Creamery

5404 Marina Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

More than just ice cream, Small Town Creamery is where tasty treats meet great service and whimsical charm. From fudge to candy, and a photo booth, stopping in will make for an exciting outing.

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Dips Ice Cream

503 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216

Founded in 1993, Dips Ice Cream is a landmark on Anna Maria Island, Florida. Owned and operated by Vic Mattay, one of Anna Maria’s locals who can always be found mixing and mingling with his guests. No matter what flavor you are looking for Dips has it! But don’t be fooled, this ice cream shop is more than just a place to go for a sugar rush. Dips is also a candy and sports shop. Adults will enjoy the many throwback candies, including bottle caps, wax lips, and jawbreakers. 

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Tyler’s Homemade Ice Cream

11904 Cortez Rd W, Cortez, FL 34215

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Founded on the island in 1984, they serve up quality homemade ice cream, sundaes, milkshakes, and other frozen treats. Each batch is hand-made in small five-gallon quantities to ensure distinct taste and freshness. Over three hundred flavors have been created since the founding of Tyler’s. And, they are always in the process of improving and creating new ice cream flavors. So, you may just find a new favorite!

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Anna Maria Island Creamery And Bakery

9801 Gulf Dr, Anna Maria, FL 34216

A family-owned creamery and bakery store at the heart of Anna Maria Island, where you can find original handmade Italian gelato, sorbets, pastries, assorted desserts, handmade truffles, and locally roasted gourmet coffee specialties. They work with all-natural ingredients from fresh fruits to local dairy and produce the gelato onsite, likewise, pastries are baked fresh on-site daily with decadent cakes and desserts. 

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Island Scoops

103B Gulf Dr N, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

Walk up to the window and order a sweet treat while walking back from dinner or watching the sunset! This is the spot where locals and vacationers alike congregate to enjoy homemade ice cream. Along with ice cream, Island Scoops offers an evolving, extraordinary selection of luscious gourmet cupcakes, desserts, gourmet pies, cakes, cookies, cheesecakes, and more.

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Two Scoops

101 N Bay Blvd, Anna Maria, FL 34216

If one scoop is good then two scoops are even better. Two Scoops is known for its 32 flavors of homemade ice cream. Opened in October 2007, it quickly become an island favorite. Recently receiving Trip Advisor’s Certificate of Excellence. Two Scoops is a family affair and considers the entire staff to be part of the family, and customers to be friends.

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Coco Joe’s Italian Ice

5120 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209

Since 1995, Coco Joe’s has been one of Bradenton’s top choices for a sweet treat! Whether you’re coming back from a beach day, or you’re looking to calm your sweet tooth after a delicious meal they have what you’re looking for. Coco Joe’s offers a variety of Italian ice, gelato, even a Root Beer Float! 

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Richey’s Chocolates

4710 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34209

They have been supplying Bradenton with the best chocolate in town since 1949! “Richey’s” has been making chocolates (the traditional way) with only the finest pure chocolate, real cream, fresh butter, and best-roasted nuts.  They never add preservatives, so it is the real deal. Made fresh daily, their homemade, hand-dipped chocolates will delight your taste buds. 

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Island Donut Company

110 Bridge St, Bradenton Beach, FL 34217

The Island Donut Company will be your one-stop-shop for a breakfast the whole family will enjoy. Start your morning off right with a breakfast sandwich or burrito, or be indulge in a Glazed Twist, Crueller, Long John, Bavarian, or Jellie donut. You can even stop in late and grab a Sandblast, a milkshake with a delicious mix of your favorite breakfast cereal and drizzle — you won’t find anything like it here in Bradenton!

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Cremesh Coffee And Bakery

1822 59th St W, Bradenton, FL 34209

Looking for artisanal bread or fine pastries? Look no further! Cremesh will kickstart your morning with warm muffins, savory pastries, artisan bread, and a cup of good hot coffee! Their ingredients are of the highest quality; each dessert is carefully made onsite with only the finest, all-natural ingredients. And, if you are looking for a quick bite, they can offer savory pastries, a meal encased in pastry, quiche, and healthy granola bars. 

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The Cheesecake Cutie & Cafe

3324 E Bay Dr, Holmes Beach, FL 34217

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Great food and great atmosphere. Winning the 2022 AMI SUN Reader’s Choice Award for Favorite Sub/Sandwich and Café, The Cheesecake Cutie is an up-and-coming cafe serving up cheesecakes that have been in the family for 40 years. Their baked goods are freshly made every day with the finest, most delicious local ingredients. For your special event or someone sweet order their delicious cheesecake; refresh with a crisp salad or tasty wrap, or prep for a day at the beach with a “char[CUTIE]rie” box. There is something for everyone to love!

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Hometown Desserts

507 Pine Ave, Anna Maria, FL 34216

Hometown Desserts began as a home-based business in 2007, offering at each cake, pies, cheesecakes, and brownies. The star of the bakery, however, is the Key Lime Coconut cake. It is a customer favorite that incorporates refreshing tropical ingredients.

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