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Welfare Road 60a, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
+1 721-544-3112
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Ocean City, Maryland
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109 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Wonderful service and experience the ice cream was divine and a very friendly customer service . Will return to St maarten

Thank yours66
armagh n.ireland
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Had a great evening here having a icecream with friends. Had a walk around the place looking at the pictures, enjoying Carousel. Cant wait to go back.

Thank tinaArmaghN_ireland
Seminole, Florida
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We visited here 3 times and tried different flavors. Tamarind was so good. They also had guavaberry gelato that almost tasted like a guavaberry colada. The person behind the counter wasn't the most friendly, not even much of smile, but so what! They had all kinds of flavors that were not your usual ones found at other places. Interestingly, they... More 

Thank gidocsb
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130 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful find! We walked a long way and found Carousel! Ice cream laid out in a circle with amazing flavors! But there is more. We almost missed the 60 year old beautiful carousel out back that overlooks the water. As we were leaving we saw the wonderful marble spiral staircase! Beautiful! From the street you would have no... More 

Thank Pampar
Marigot, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Very good icecream and outstanding service, big variety of fresh made icecream, you can watch them making it and amazing good italian coffee's. For children a carousel in the back. Awesome architecture of the building looks like a big dome in rome. Price very reasonable, because the friuts on the island are expensive and the icecream is fresh and delicious,... More 

Thank harleytourssxm
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Its very beautiful inside however very Poor customer service!!! The ice cream was OK also very expensive. I would definitely recommend Gio's in Maho! Taste way better and lovely customer service!

Thank Stephanie S
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Great selection of fresh Gelato and other desserts. Full bar as well and of course an amazing full-sized carousel. An icon in St. Maarten and if you only go for dessert once on St. Maarten, please make it this one - it is an experience. We will go for dinner in Simpsons Bay then to Carousel for dessert. Dress up,... More 

Thank Mario M
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is the place to get gelato after a nice dinner in Simpson Bay. Made fresh daily you can taste the quality. You have lots of choices. Not your typical ice cream parlor.

Thank Larry T
Sint Maarten, St. Maarten-St. Martin
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Very disappointing. Cappucino ice cream had no taste of coffee at all, not rich and creamy. The rum cake had no flavor of rum to it. What a waste of $10.00. Just saying.

Thank dpl8159
Palmetto, Florida
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

This is a beautiful and high energy place, due to all the sugar no doubt. The gelato is awesome with the old standbys and many different flavors as well. Something for everyone! There are sundaes and cakes and other goodies as well. The place is very clean and bright and has a wonderful little carousel in the rear of the... More 

Thank sharonandfrankie

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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  • Address: Welfare Road 60a, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: +1 721-544-3112

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?