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Welfare Road 60a, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
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Palmetto, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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Elmer, New Jersey
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283 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Must See stop when visiting St Maarten! Its unique 16-sided architecture design, its historic carousel, its beautiful gardens and its rare photo gallery of people all over the world enjoying ice cream would each be a reason enough to visit but it is the rainbow selection of creamy smooth gelatos to choose from that makes this THE place to... More 

Thank Nicemeany
Suffolk, Virginia
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

We indulge here every year! Excellent ice cream and riding the carousel for $2 is awesome.....the caramel pecan and strawberry ice cream is amazing. They also have a few shops there where you can purchase Italian pottery although it is quite pricey it is beautiful.

Thank Bennetts_creek
Huntersville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stop after a great dinner or after the beach treat, perfect family spot have a cone and a ride

Thank rstclair21
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my gf during our stay in St Maarten. We both had gelato her kiwi me strawberry. It was very good & fresh. The carousel is clean & has nice staff. & if you have kids it's a plus for them cause they actually have a working carousel. I would go back if I'm ever in St Maarten... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Diego has created a masterpiece, serving the best ice cream and sorbet imaginable. The building is unique in the world, with a carousel, marble and ornate Murano glass all shipped from Italy. His wife researched the internet for years and found dozens of wonderful pictures which are displayed on the outside wall of the building. You will see movie stars,... More 

Thank Cheryl K
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37 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Ice cream on the island is not the best but this one is great. They offer a lot of flavors, guava berry and hazelnut being two of my favorites. They have cups and waffle cones and the price ranges from 3-8$ or so which isn't bad for good quality ice cream. They have a carousel inside which is fun for... More 

Thank Tati S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Went there on a late night as we emerge walking by. Found some original ice creams with great taste for a reasonable price.

Thank Tristan V
Middle Island, New York
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

This is a must during your stay in St. Maarten. The ice cream is high quality, and the sorbet is really refreshing. Samples are available and there is a working carousel in the back.

Thank Melinda M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

The big open airy feeling is perfect for kids and the carousel ride was an added bonus. The small tiled pics on the wall were awesome!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Welfare Road 60a, Simpson Bay, St. Maarten-St. Martin
  • Location: Caribbean  >  St. Maarten-St. Martin  >  Sint Maarten  >  Simpson Bay
  • Phone Number: 17215443112

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