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317A West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-445-5840
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Ranked #1 of 209 Restaurants in Venice
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
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  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Went 4 times in my 4 day stay in Venice, Florida. Every flavor I sampled tasted phenomenal and I typically had trouble choosing which one to actually buy! The staff and owners are extremely friendly and welcoming as well. All around fantastic experience and I can't wait to go back!

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BeverlyMass
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Great Gelato with many choices. Plus you get to taste test a few before you buy. The owner is very pleasant and we enjoyed our break while shopping.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Senior wandering and I discovered Ciao. I was treated by a stunning owner and she made me a fabulous Latte. Also, because of my wandering I found the cleanest restroom in Venice. sully/chicago

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for finding Ciao Gelato on the Avenue and for your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We strive to please all of our customers with a quality product, excellent service and a memorable experience. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Samara
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Having visited Italy last April, I wasn't able to find a comparable gelato until now-- until Ciao Gelato! Not only was the gelato delicious due to its wholesome ingredients, lots of nuts, and too many choices, but the friendliness and customer service was amazing! Not only were you encouraged to taste test to find just the right flavor, but the... More 

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We value our customers opinions and look forward to your return! More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015 via mobile

The gelato is incredible, plenty of selections, and the service is outstanding. The only problem is deciding on which gelato flavor u want they are all so good. Will be back again. The best in Venice.

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We appreciate your recognizing our variety of flavors and good service. We look forward to your return! More 

Hampton nh
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76 reviews 76 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had dinner next-door saw the sign and the great reviews on trip advisor and made sure we made room for dessert! I ordered lemon gelato in a cone so good, my husband ordered Teramisu had pieces of teramisu cake in it delicious as well! Worth the trip

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for saving room for dessert and visiting Ciao Gelato. We value your opinion and your excellent review on Tripadvisor. Our staff looks forward to serving you again soon! More 

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17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Stopped by to try the gelato as we were enjoying the atmosphere in downtown venice....this shop is very new to the area and fits right in with the Italian restaurants in the immediate area...we often stop in to enjoy a gelato when we are back in Canada ,and this shop certainly offers a great tasting treat...lots of flavour choices and... More 

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit us and for your review on Tripadvisor. We are extremely glad you found us and look forward to your return! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

While we were on vacation we stopped into this place for a cup of coffee and came back everyday! The service was great, the staff gave us great tips and places to visit during our stay.

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks for your visit to Ciao Gelato and for your review on Tripadvisor. Our staff is always striving to please all of our customers with good service and information. We are extremely pleased that you recognized our quality coffee and service. We look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

if you like gelato, then this is the place !! very clean and all the gelato was very fresh looking and not old stuff piled onto the new..the portions (scoops) are very generous and the staff is friendly even though the day we were there it was busy, but you need to be patient...worth it if you have to wait... More 

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to visit Ciao Gelato and for your review on Tripadvisor. We value your opinions regarding our service and quality product. Our customers are our "Gold" and we look forward to serving you again soon! More 

Springfield, VA
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

This makes every European happy, yet it is so hard to find in the US. All the flavors of the homemade ice cream was delicious. The owner must have been Italian (just guessing) :)

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Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed the Hazelnut Gelato. The flavors we create daily are traditional Italian mixed with some favorite American Gelato/Sorbet recipes. We take great pride in serving our customers and value your taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We look forward to your return! More 

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Additional Information about Ciao Gelato

Address: 317A West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
Phone Number: +1 941-445-5840
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
Cuisine: Ice Cream

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