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Gelateria Nico

Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5293
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Dining options: Breakfast, Drinks, Brunch, Late Night, Lunch

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  • Value
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Amazing ice cream and magnificent views

We ordered the ice cream really was perfect: a layer of whipped cream topped with chocolate ice cream and more incredible layer of whipped cream, really rock and roll in the mouth! View on the terrace just a legend! Only the chairs were not comfortable and we just wanted to run away, but worth a... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 5, 2015
Haifa, Israel
Good for:
  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015 NEW

Most expensive coffee we experienced in Venice 4 euros for a cappuccino. Great location but overpriced. The pastry was fresh and cheap 1.50 euros .

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

We were told this was the best ice cream in Venice and walked that far to find it. Our friends and us were not at all impressed by the place or ice cream. So look for it only if you are not expecting something out of this world as we were. Otherwise, it is a fine place

Sandbach, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We went here for a coffee at the bar between vaparettos on arrival in Venice. We liked the look of the tramezzini and returned several times during our stay. Simple, unpretentious, good.

Haifa, Israel
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

We ordered the ice cream really was perfect: a layer of whipped cream topped with chocolate ice cream and more incredible layer of whipped cream, really rock and roll in the mouth! View on the terrace just a legend! Only the chairs were not comfortable and we just wanted to run away, but worth a stop for a moment, to... More 

Mecca, Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Had better, tried almost everything Had to go for the dark chocolate which was great, avoid the mint 🍃 its kind of a frozen serape

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Quartu Sant'Elena, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

Like the mela verde i can't seem to find flavours...with flavour :(( my expectations might be too high. I have no more to say.

Maurizio M, Proprietario at Gelateria Nico, responded to this review
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Gentt/mo, garantisco che la frutta usata ogni giorno per il gelato e' fresca, pio' succedere che qualche tipo di frutta... More 

Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

Good gelato, was recommended by a friend. Decent price €4 for 3 scoops. Melted very quickly in the heat!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015

We were recommended to this establishment by our hotel staff. Excellent gelato very close to regular ice cream in the U.S. The only negative was that it wasn't completely frozen so the ice cream melted quickly making it a mess to eat, especially from a cone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Delicious ice cream and sorbets. Favourites were the chocolate and the hazelnut chocolate. Very reasonably priced and generous servings. Recommended!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

We stopped here mid morning for ice cream, waiter was helpful and took care to ensure a completely nut free ice cream for one of us with a allergy. Ice creams were really good, a couple of them loaded with enough alcohol to start a party. Sat outside and watched the world sail by, just what was needed on a... More 


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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5293

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children


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Neighborhood Profile
Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.