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Sponge Factory

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One of the many but better selections

There's several stores selling sponges but this is one that has a nice selection and pricing. The... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Arthur Y
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New Jersey
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My friend and I enjoyed the movie on sponges, which gave me a better understanding of the industry... read more

Reviewed 26 April 2018
Webbuzzard
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Herndon, VA
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15 Dodecanese Blvd, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689-3117
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

There's several stores selling sponges but this is one that has a nice selection and pricing. The store is pretty large, walk around and see all the various types. Of course, the bigger the sponge, the more costly. Get a good sized wool sponge for...More

Thank Arthur Y
Reviewed 3 July 2018

It was a brief visit to Tarpon Springs, but I couldn't not visit the Sponge Factory. It offers a great variety of sponges of all shapes and sizes, both decorative and for bathing purposes. You'll find all kinds of coastal décor there. They also have...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Hotels near by, so worth the day trip or 2-day trip to shop downtown sponge dock area and this Sponge Factory. This place is surrounded by many shoppes and great Greek Restaurants. Certainly worth the visit., I am going back.

Thank ltthorpe
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My friend and I enjoyed the movie on sponges, which gave me a better understanding of the industry. The wives enjoyed their shopping and bought a number of gifts. TIP: We parked in the adjacent lot for $10, but every other one was only $5....More

Thank Webbuzzard
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Must go when in Tarpon Springs. Lots of reasonably priced sponges. Fun place to visit. LOVED Katrina. The BEST clerk EVER. Even though it was about closing time, she didn’t seem to mind and gave us a lot of info on sponges. Love using the...More

Thank Jean F
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Take the Spruce Street turnoff from Highway 19 to Dodecanese Boulevard, and launch into one of the most picturesque old neighborhoods in the Tampa, Florida, area: the sponge docks of Tarpon Springs. Traditionally populated by Greek immigrants, people here dive for natural sponges, a skill...More

2  Thank rossf976
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Pulled in for night in the islands with our children Came back to lot and they had towed my car away. I had to wait alone at night with kids while my husband went with tow truck to pay $130.00 fine We arrived in parking...More

Thank sissy20013
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Great prices on sponges and a fun place to check out! Lots of merchandise at very reasonable prices.

Thank Angeline P
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We park at the lot of the Sponge Factory and pay the $5.00 for all day parking. The parking lot attendant never gave us instructions to put the ticket receipt on the glass and by the end of the night the car was towed. Horrible...More

2  Thank wildadelgado
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I had never been to Tarpon Springs before, but had always wanted to go. Had to opportunity to stop this trip. This was the only place we stopped. There are so many items in this shop. There is truly something for everybody. I bought several...More

Thank Paula T
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