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Gelateria Paolin

#15 of 53 Dessert in Venice
#185 of 1,296 Places to Eat in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
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San Marco
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San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
041 522 55 76
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Dining options: Brunch, Coffee & Tea, Lunch, Drinks, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lovely setting, delicious ice cream !

Lovely location in the piazza, and not too crowded as it's a 10 minute stroll from St Marks Square. Also much better value for superb ice cream, and if you order a large beer, be aware it is a VERY large beer ! Thoroughly recommended, an ice cream Sundae with fresh strawberries and cream is cheaper... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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Thrapston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Lovely location in the piazza, and not too crowded as it's a 10 minute stroll from St Marks Square. Also much better value for superb ice cream, and if you order a large beer, be aware it is a VERY large beer ! Thoroughly recommended, an ice cream Sundae with fresh strawberries and cream is cheaper than a basic cornet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent ice cream and devine sweet treets. As good as last time when we were here 4 years ago. Great ambience sitting outside and experiencing the Venetian lifestyle.

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Widnes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We were in Venice for daughter's wedding 25-29 July 2015. Each day we spent time at this friendly relaxing Gelateria which also does lunch. Ice creams and coffees gorgeous. The ice cream with amarena and sour cherries is glorious - likewise the strawberry one and the fresh fruit salad. Such good unpressured service. The bill is explained in a dignified... More 

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

It's been a long while since I was here but I was reminded by a friend visiting Venice asking if there was one place I'd return to for food where would it be. He has now reported back that the icecream here is still amazing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Having done a gelato tour in Rome & learned what to look for when choosing a gelato stop, this Gelateria seemed better than others. Good value given its location right on the square. Give it a try!

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Wynnewood, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Gelato was good, and it would be perfectly fine to claim this as the best in Venice, but the granita was excellent and should not be missed. Service is good and friendly.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We stopped for a late lunch at the outdoor tables to enjoy the people watching. The meats platter as well as the tomato and mozzarella were both simple but sublime. It was a bit pricy, but the atmosphere and location are with a few more euros. I would recommend this as a nice place for a snack and a rest.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

If this is the place I'm thinking of, they have basic pastas as well as a good selection of ice creams and gelatine. Alcoholic ice creams and fresh fruit ice creams plus licensed and panini. Good

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Conveniently situated on Campo Santo Stefano close to the Church of Santo Stefano, which we visited afterwards, this was a lovely place to sit at an outside table in the fine weather to enjoy a hot chocolate and biscuit at a reasonable price (by Venice standards) and do some 'people watching'. If returning to Venice it looks like a good... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

A deal on Venice? Not going to find it, but they had a reasonable price for a simple menu, good gelato selection and a good selection of drinks. Plus it's hot outside case seating.

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Address: San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
Phone Number: 041 522 55 76
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco

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  • Address: San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: 041 522 55 76

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Staying in San Marco

Neighborhood Profile
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica, clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops, orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower, plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.