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Ciao Gelato

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317A West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-445-5840
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9:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:30 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Affogatos!

The gelato is wonderful....but if you like Affogatos....this is a must visit! Delicious! We stopped everyday that we were in town.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 17, 2015
msuFortMyers_FL
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Fort Myers, FL
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  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Fort Myers, FL
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW

The gelato is wonderful....but if you like Affogatos....this is a must visit! Delicious! We stopped everyday that we were in town.

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Amsterdam, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We love gelato. Have not had it since we were in Europe three years ago. Ciao Gelato has great flavors. A little pricey compared to ice cream, but so so good! They have hot and cold beverages as well...I took a mocha latte to go.

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Petoskey, Michigan
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 NEW

After reading all the reviews, we were very anxious to try out this place. However, the service dampened the whole experience. The girls working behind the counter were not friendly and seemed very anxious to move us along even though we were the only ones in the shop. The gelato itself was good, but nothing special.

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Lancashire, England
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326 reviews 326 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
268 helpful votes 268 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 NEW

This was the first ice cream shop I found and regardless of what others there were i am satisfied that I probably found the best! Plenty of choice, but VERY tasty ice cream in a Waffle Cone. The store is very bright and also sells milkshakes and coffee's . Wonderful peanut butter and key lime Ice Cream.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We decided to eat ice cream for lunch instead on our last day of boys spring break. Using TripAdvisor app it led us to this place and it was worth it! At first we were taken back by the prices but they were huge! My wife and I shared and it was just perfect. We visit Venice every year to... More 

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Carling Township RR 1 Nobel ON CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

My wife and I were walking through Downtown Historic Venice yesterday and stopped in to Ciao Gelato for an afternoon treat. Highly recommend it. Unique flavours made on the premises. Eat in or sit outside or stroll along the street. We stayed inside as it was very hot outside.

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Venice, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This gelato is as good as the gelato I had in Milan, Italy. Creamy, fresh and quite a selection flavors, some very imaginative. We even got a special cup for our puppy!

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Madison, Wisconsin, USA
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43 reviews 43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

No better way to follow up a fine Italian dinner than with a gelato right? Just a few steps away from San Marco. We had the two scoop espresso and chocolate gelato and went home happy.

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Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It must have been close to closing as I felt rushed when we had to order. Quite expensive. Gelato was good but the whole experience was not the best.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I strolled in last week and ordered some gelato .... the taste and service was excellent , but that's some expensive gelato ! Other than the cost , it was very good !

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 317A West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-445-5840

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 10
  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?