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Maxwell Groves

607 E Circle St, Avon Park, FL 33825-2831
+1 800-326-3938
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The Place to Go for Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice and Homemade Orange Ice Cream

Just returned from Maxwell Groves with a bag full of goodies. This is late March and Valencia... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Deb E
old Fla.

The orange cones were so good that we had to go back and get some more another time.The place is... read more

Reviewed March 6, 2018
BuRickJr44
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Fortville, Indiana
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A little country store with all the local fixins from fresh squeezed orange juice, local honey, gifts, and fresh orange ice cream. Come out and sit on one of the orange rocking chairs and relax a bit on our front porch.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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607 E Circle St, Avon Park, FL 33825-2831
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"squeezed orange juice"
in 8 reviews
"front porch"
in 13 reviews
"old florida"
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"soft serve ice cream"
in 4 reviews
"non dairy"
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"fresh citrus"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 3 reviews
"central florida"
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"for sale"
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"souvenirs"
in 7 reviews
"grapefruits"
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"sebring"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from Maxwell Groves with a bag full of goodies. This is late March and Valencia oranges are in season. We had a sample of fresh squeezed orange juice and it was so delightful that we bought a half gallon to take home. The...More

1  Thank Deb E
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

The orange cones were so good that we had to go back and get some more another time.The place is also worth the visit to see all they sell.

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Reviewed February 27, 2018 via mobile

Made this part of our most recent visit to Lakeland...it was 45 mile one way trip. If we were in the Sebring area we would stop but probably not drive from Lakeland again. The Orange Cones ( non dairy ice 'cream' made,instead, from oranges) are...More

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Reviewed February 18, 2018

Talk about overpriced, wow! I was reeling when I left there. I thought they had real ice cream, even that is the regular old soft serve. It’s hard to believe people would pay those prices for fruit wine, honey, jams and jellies. $8.00 for a...More

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Reviewed November 21, 2017 via mobile

The orange ice cream is great. This is a very quaint country store operated by several generations. There are numerous items that can seldom be found any place else. Relax on the front porch and take in a bit of old time Florida.

1  Thank Gaylord C
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Reviewed November 18, 2017

Lake Wales Ridge was once the citrus capital of Florida and the nation. The present citrus greening coupled with hurricane Irma has cast uncertainty on the future of any viable crops. This is why Maxwell is such a valuable step into this once booming staple...More

1  Thank Naturalbill
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

Back in the day farm and orchard stands dotted highway 27 all up and down the state. Signs read free orange juice! Inside you could get souvenirs, including Florida's own Orange Blossom perfume, which I've never seen anywhere else. Maxwell Groves is just such an...More

2  Thank Debra F
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

We've used Maxwell's for years, sending fruit to family up north, and no one has ever been disappointed in their delicious citrus. If you want a real unexpected treat, get a cone of their orange soft-serve ice cream and sit on the front porch and...More

1  Thank Judie33825
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Reviewed May 7, 2017

The store has good orange ice cream. It is a quaint little place to visit, We enjoyed eating our ice cream sitting on the front porch. They have a large selection of local honey and sauces.

1  Thank Liz L
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

The orange soft serve is to die for!!! Be sure to try some. Fruit selection is great too. They actually let you try the fruit before you buy it. There is also a great selection jams, jellies, and cookies. Several different things to decorate the...More

1  Thank Bill B
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