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$2 - $53
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Just the best ice cream you can get. Count on a 10m waiting for your turn to pick your flavour. Then just enjoy

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 29, 2019

The weather was not so hot and the queue affordable. There are plenty of flavours and new combinations all time.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Top gelati! Get the wonderful taste of real italian ice cream right next to Carcavelos beach. Believe me it is worth.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2019

Nice surronding but long lines if the weather is good. Good choice of flavours and good outdoor seats.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Italian artesanal ice cream, with a long history in Portugal. The strawberry ice cream is the most famous one.

Date of visit: December 2018
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Eduardo S, Proprietário at Santini Carcavelos, responded to this reviewResponded January 3, 2019

Hello FernandoJoia, Thank you so much for your kind words and for the time you took to review your experience at Santini. If you need anything from us don't hesitate to ask! Hope to see you soon, Eduardo Santini

Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

Santini has a long history in the craft ice cream industry that dates back to the 50’s. It was bought by a company a few years ago and it started a new life but always kept the quality of natural ingredients and the end product...is delicious and varied in flavors. You can eat in or take it home in specially designed styrofoam or cork isotherm box. The service is always friendly and helpful.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Eduardo S, Proprietário at Santini Carcavelos, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hello Nuno, Thank you so much for your kind words and for the time you took to review your experience at Santini. If you need anything from us don't hesitate to ask! Hope to see you soon, Eduardo Santini

Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Their fresh ingredients make a difference. Get the fruit flavors, even some chocolate flavors are very good. A small costs 2 euro and can get 2 flavors. I chose a medium and had 3 different scoops of Gelato...was perfect and cost 3 Euros.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Eduardo S, Proprietário at Santini Carcavelos, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Dear client, Thank you so much for your kind words and for the time you took to review your experience at Santini. Our icecreams are handmade and that's why they are so tasty :) If you need anything from us don't hesitate to ask! Kind...More

Reviewed June 9, 2018

Santini are a family from north Italy that came to Portugal long time ago, around the WW2. The Patriarch is no more, and a few years ago the business was sold to a large vision entrepreneur. Gelato are still very good, with a little bit...more of sugar, but now with a big variety of flavors, many experimental. Well served and attentive - if they see you throw away an half cone, they will insist in get you another flavor that you like more than that one (it happens!). But you can always ask for taste some flavors before decide. The secret to not be in the long lines to pay is to buy a card with 10 serves of whatever the size you prefer, and you can skip the line with all the family straight to the counter.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Central, close to the beach. The ice cream was quite good, but I found the place to be very commercial

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The ice cream and waffles are nice, service is average (not outstanding, not bad). We were a family of 8 (2 families) which, as you can imagine was quite expensive for dessert here, but we were on holiday, so.... For eating in, there was a...little finesse missing for us, dollop of ice cream on a waffle...no bother of presentation...whipped cream on the side or chocolate sauce/nuts for example. Was nice to try once, but wouldn't go back for it was expensive for what it wasMore

Date of visit: April 2018
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  • Santini Carcavelos is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 3.5