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Gelateria Nico

Fondamenta Zattere 922, Venice, Italy (Dorsoduro)
+39 041 522 5293
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Ranked #379 of 1,198 Restaurants in Venice
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro
Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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179 reviews 179 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

I tried the pistachio and strawberry flavors. The pistachio was good, but it was average in the sense that I feel like I can get that same flavor in most gelaterias. The strawberry was disappointing because it seemed to have been artificially colored, was more the consistency of ice cream and not good tasting.

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Chapel Hill, NC
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46 reviews 46 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

On the water, ice cream was very good - pistachio flavor tasted like fresh pistachios - we stopped briefly for coffee, beer, ice cream and the service was great and on the water. Right by the Zattere waterbus stop and near museums etc. Recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Considering this place is supposed to be the oldest gelateria in Venice one would expect it to be better. The server was rude, didn't observe who had been waiting longest and got the order wrong. On top of this the ice cream was too warm and melted instantly. No no no...

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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

The gelato was very tasty. The whipped "cream" topping had a special name ... THAT should not be missed. Ours also had some chocolate chunks - only issue with this place is you CANNOT SIT DOWN to just have gelato unless you want to wait for waiter service .... and it is a LONG wait. We stopped by before lunch.... More 

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Texas, United States
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87 reviews 87 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

You have probably heard of Gelateria Nico, Venice, Italy, as it is very well known. They are supposed to have some of the best gelato in Venice. Well, I cannot give you any advice on their gelato. However, if you are an early bird, then head over to Nico's and try some of their morning pastries. They are wonderful and... More 

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Castle Rock, CO
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55 reviews 55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Sunday afternoon, people watching, on the lagoon, just steps from the Zattere vaporetto stop, and not too far from Academia. Known for their wipped-cream-on-everything approach, this is a great spot for locals enjoying la dolce vita! Highly recommended!

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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After a wonderful dinner on the Zattere we had the pleasure of grabbing so Gelato here. Service was great and it was some of the best Gelato we've had. They have a nice spot to sit on the water were you can watch the traffic go by, or like us take a wake on the beautiful Zattere and enjoy your... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Level of service was on par with the other reviewers experiences. The gelato is reminiscent of cheap ice-cream for children. It was overly sweet and lacked the smooth and creamy consistency that really defines gelato. There's not much else to comment on unfortunately.

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San Jose, California
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Gelateria Nico had BEST gelato tasted on a 3 week long tour across Italy. The coconut was divine. Location on the Giudecca Canal was lovely.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Fantastic location on the Zattere with a view across to La Guidecca and the gelato is excellent. Great value if you get a take out and a lovely place to go for a stroll. We only tried the gelato so can't comment on anything else, but definitely worth getting a cone if you are in the area.

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Address: Fondamenta Zattere 922, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: +39 041 522 5293
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro

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