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“Good gelato”

Carousel Gelateria and Bar
Ranked #1 of 2 Shopping in Simpson Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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46 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Good gelato”
Reviewed 5 August 2014

Not too much to say about this - carousel is fun for the kids and the gelato is better than average.

Visited July 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
“The most sophisticated gelato parlor ever!!! Wow it is amazing! A must visit!!”
Reviewed 2 August 2014

This place is indescribable. You have to see it for yourself. It is the most beautiful gelato parlor I have ever seen. I have been to Italy and gelato shops/stores do not look like this. The gelato is really good as well. There are so many varieties. The prices are not your average a bit on the higher side but you pay for what you get. The prices are inline with the experience. This place is great to bring children. There is a carousel that is beautiful! There are also displays with pictures of people eating ice cream from Presidents to Royals displayed on the outside walkway of the building. This place also sells a variety of desserts. Overall the place is really clean and a great tourist stop.

Visited June 2014
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90 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Gelato just like they make in Italy”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

I'm a big fan of gelato and have eaten it at many places on my travels across Italy. This is some of the best gelato I've had outside of Italy. Great gelato and the carousel is interesting too. You'll want to stop here several times while staying on the island.

Visited July 2014
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long island, new york
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2014

In my recent trip to St. Maarten, my wife and I usually stop in the the Carousel to indulge in ice cream or gelato at least 2-3 times-never a disappointment. if you have children it is especially a must, they have an original Carousel ride (like the old days in Coney Island)
There is ample parking. they open up at 2 pm and they close late ant night. The selections are vast-at least 24 different varieties of ice cream (cup or cone) as well as a selection of special sundays. there is also at least 10-12 varieties of gelato -everything is made on premis.
The place is very clean and kept that way -the staff is always accommodating, just ask for a sample before you buy-simple as that.
so, on your next trip to St. Maarten, stop in to the Carousel-located in Simpson Bay- about 10 minutes from the airport-you too will become a regular!

Visited July 2014
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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Skip the dessert at your hotel or the bar & grill.. go to the Carousel!”
Reviewed 16 May 2014

By far one of the cleanest, nicest and well kept food establishments on this island. Excellent selection of very creamy, smooth and delicious gelato. Also has a small bar for cocktails.

A definite must-try stop in Simpson/Cole Bay.

Visited May 2014
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