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Sal's Italian Ice

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2521 S French Ave, Sanford, FL 32773-5302
+1 407-302-0202
11:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I lovvvvvve Sal's!!!!!! Super cute little shop with outdoor seating only, fantastic Italian ice and free doggie sundae's!!!! The chocolate is my favorite! It'll fix a bad day!!!! Super affordable too!!!! Take your pup!!

Thank lovleee72
Sanford, Florida
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

As an Italian from Brooklyn it is hard to find a good Italian ice that tastes like home. Sal's Italian ices AND ice cream are phenomenal and a treat. Just had one tonight, and go often throughout the year.

Thank J D
Sanford, Florida
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

They have Italian ice, soft serve, and ice cream. The staff is always nice and patient when I can't decide. The drive through can be fun, but we especially like the small patio. They even do doggy ice creams!

Thank Jessica P
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

I am originally from Boston and up there we have Ritchie's Slush which is the number one place to go in the summer up there. This place is the absolute closest I have found to Ritchies slush. Their flavors are AH-MAZING. My favorite is the watermelon. I highly recommend this place to everyone especially other "Bostonians" looking for a place... More 

1 Thank jkemommy
Deltona, Florida
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55 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Been here multiple times and have never disappointed. Tonight was no different. Ice Cream and service were great as always. Love this place. Will be back again.

Thank Turtle581
Deltona, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

We found this ice cream shop by riding by one day. Being new to Florida, we only knew of chain restaurants to get ice cream. The ice cream I believe is "custard". It is the best! We will travel here just to buy a cone. Don't miss out on the best ice cream around. The prices are also great!!

1 Thank coffee4meplz
Winter Springs, FL
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199 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015

This is a nice small shop that has no seating except outdoors. Parking can sometimes be a challenge. They have great flavors and it is fun to mix the Italian ice with an ice cream flavor to get a wonderful combination.

Thank jwfla
Sanford, Florida
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015

The taste of the various offerings are great!!! no complaint. BUT the drive in service window is just past the corner of a busy intersection and not only might you miss this great place but even when you find it you might be a wee bit scared to drive in and drive out But it is worth it

Thank BethlynnJ
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2015

The staff is great and the ice cream is the best I prefer sal's over jerhermiahs...and they didn'talways remember me and my fiance love the service.

Thank Abigail S
Independence, Missouri, United States
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2015

Since I had never been there before I had some questions and needed time to look at the menu. They were extremely helpful and polite. I got the cotton candy and vanilla Gelati and it was SO good! Their ice cream is so creamy, almost like a custard.

Thank Staceofbase13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
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Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2521 S French Ave, Sanford, FL 32773-5302
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-302-0202

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?