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La Mela Verde

#24 of 1,232 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood:
Castello
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Fondamenta de l'osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
393491957924
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Drinks, Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Families with children
Description: My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk,...
My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk, fresh fruit, pistachios from Sicily, Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, vanilla bourbon and the best cocoa blends for a fantastic dark chocolate. Every single product is choose and selected to offer the best high-quality GELATO, this is my prerogative and the secret of my success. Enjoy it ;)
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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 of 5 stars
Best Gelato

You can never go wrong with gelato in Italy period. But this was the best I had in Venice and I ate a lot of gelato lol.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Cara S
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London, United Kingdom
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London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can never go wrong with gelato in Italy period. But this was the best I had in Venice and I ate a lot of gelato lol.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Visited two time given too many poor gelato in venice. Both time the taste is quite nice but both time the service attitude is poor. Even shut at me 'no tasting' when i ask kindly may i try one if the taste. I doubt if i will return.

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Miramar, Florida
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

I've been to Venice twice before and have tried several gelaterias. This one is definitely the best!!! And what's better, it was so affordable!!!! We returned for seconds!!!! Highly recommend!

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Thank Maggy C
Banbury, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

We had planned to find this Gelateria and came across it accidentally! The gelato is really delicious and worth finding. A good variety of flavours, freshly made and such good value.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

My partner and I went to venice for 4 nights and during this time it was vital we found the best gelato venice had to offer and I would say its definitely up there! Its tucked away a tiny bit so a map is helpful if you are seeking it our specifically... There isnt any seating area but I wouldnt... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

Great ice cream flavours! Superb lunch ideas. Tasty cheese and tomato squares and focaccia topped with excellent ripe tomatoes and lots more. Definitely recommend and definitely going again ***** 4 slices and two drinks 18 euros great value for fresh food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015 via mobile

We had creme caramel and chocolate hazelnut and coconut. Both flavours were delicious, but the chocolate hazelnut and coconut was out of the world!

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Thank Mathew A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Tasteful icecream and inventive flavours! No seatings, but we went out the the nearby bridge to look at the gondols.

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Leiden, The Netherlands
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

A decent variety of flavours here, not just the usual Straciatella, Tiramisu etc can be found here. What would be really good, not just for this ice cream parlour, is to have some advise on which flavours to combine. I tried the melon and grapefruit ones, very nice and refreshing. Skip the whipped cream (in general), does not add anything.... More 

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Belleville, IL
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My wife and I just finished our European Marvel vacation traveling through 7 countries. We ate a lot of gelato during this journey and La Mela Verde gelato by far was the best we ever had. It was incredibly creamy and loaded with flavor. We liked it so much that we went back for another round 2 hours. The staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Fondamenta de l'osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: 393491957924

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk, fresh fruit, pistachios from Sicily, Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, vanilla bourbon and the best cocoa blends for a fantastic dark chocolate. Every single product is choose and selected to offer the best high-quality GELATO, this is my prerogative and the secret of my success. Enjoy it ;)
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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Staying in Castello

Neighborhood Profile
Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.