Small, dairy Italian ice cream shop but has several flavors of sorbet that are vegan suitable - call ahead. more-less
362 Periwinkle Wy
Sanibel, Florida 33957
239-472-6566

Mon-Sun 11:00am-9:00pm

more-less
  • Outdoor seating
  • Cash only
reviews

Reviews

First Review by DaisytheHedgehog
WildApricot
WildApricot
  • mostly-vegetarian
Contributions
+38

Want flavored sugar-slumps? Not me!

1
Posted on 04 / 12 / 2015

The ice cream was fair in taste, but it was full of sugar and fake flavorings; not something i would expect to be listed on health-conscious HappyCow. Although i thought i saw a sign somewhere that called the place an "Italian ice cream shop", it was unclear as to whether all flavors were ice-based and dairy-free or not, as there was no delineation. In addition, the syrups they use are fake imitations of fruits and chocolates and not the real deal. No vitamins here! From someone who has actually eaten at a healthy frozen yogurt place, this place is and was a sham. For certain, this place should be removed from Happy Cow. This is not healthy food, and it may not vegan.

Pros: tasted okay
Cons: lots of processed syrups and sugars, not dairy free?, no real fruit
CoconutPrincess
CoconutPrincess
  • vegan
Contributions
+54

Awesome sorbet and icecream

5
Posted on 06 / 19 / 2014

Can here while on our stay in sanibel, my boyfriend got the hazelnut gilato, and I the mango sorbet. Both were excellent and the portion sizes are enormous! I got a kiddie size and could barely finish it, two hungry adults could split a small easily.

Pros: large portion sizes, excellent flavors, quant location with history
Cons: could get a little pricey, $4+
happycowgirl
happycowgirl
  • vegan
Contributions
+1324

Huge Portions!

3
Posted on 05 / 19 / 2014

I mean insanely, obnoxiously huge. I ordered a "rainbow cup" and it had at least 5 scoops of sorbet. I don't mean to be a party pooper, but it seemed wasteful especially when ppl who ordered ice cream were throwing away scoops that some poor dairy cow suffered mightily to produce. They should warn people about the super sizing.

They had orange, lemon & watermelon sorbet. Very refreshing on a hot day. My favorite was their cocoa-orange flavor. That was gourmet. I was disappointed, however, that none of the sorbets were marked "non-dairy" or "vegan."

Aldo, with so many amazing rice, coconut & soy ice creams available now days it seems ridiculous they don't offer at least one flavor of non-dairy icecream.



DaisytheHedgehog
DaisytheHedgehog
  • vegan
Contributions
+78

Mediocre Sorbet

2
Posted on 01 / 15 / 2012

I'm vegan, and I found the sorbet to be okay, but nothing special. Obviously I would love if they had some non-dairy ice cream. The staff was very nice and allowed me to read the ingredients on different toppings.


Cons: Only dairy ice cream

 

This business supports the service that HappyCow provides :o)

 

If you are the Owner of a listing on this site, we invite you to join our highly successful Priority Friend program today. click for details >>

 

Close

Dear Owner and Manager of Pinocchio's:


While your business is currently a free listing on HappyCow, there is so much more we can do to further promote your business to the millions who visit this site every year.

Enjoy more...

Here's how you can take advantage of HappyCow's Internet popularity:

Your sponsorship will keep the HappyCow service strong on the Internet. Thank you.

Close

 

Last updated: 2014/05/04

 

Added: 2012/01/04

 

Added by: DaisytheHedgehog

 

Close