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317A West Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
+1 941-445-5840
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night

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    Very good
  • 12
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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
great coffee and sweets

I love this place its worth the visit, they have great specialty coffee and yummy sweet treats at a reasonable price

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Sheila S
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I love this place its worth the visit, they have great specialty coffee and yummy sweet treats at a reasonable price

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

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato & for your excellent review. We value our customers opinions & are extremely glad you enjoyed your coffee and sweets. We look forward to serving you again soon! Ciao! More 

Port Charlotte, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

My daughter insists on going for elato several times each time she visits, our son and daughter-in-law also love it. It is rated as the best gelato ever by our family no matter the flavor it is the best.

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

Our sincere Thanks to you and your family for making Ciao Gelato your choice for desserts! We appreciate you taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor and for those kind words. We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Venice, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A great place to get gelato ....so many choices to pick from. You can sample anything before ordering. The staff was very nice & helpful. A must if you're on the island visiting Venice, Fl.

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

Thank you for visiting Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to write an excellent review on Tripadvisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoy our variety of gelato/sorbet flavors. We look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

Cape Haze, Florida
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Real Italian Gelato. From presention to taste it's the real deal. Very well done. Not sure how you could do it better.

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

Our sincere Thanks to you for visiting Ciao Gelato and for your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We value all of our customers opinions and look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

visited Ciao Gelato in Venice today to escape the heat and were rewarded with some excellent gelato served by two very nice assistants who were extremely helpful in recommending flavour combinations and helping us to choose by offering taster samples. The flavours were amazing, we had approx 10 flavours between the four of us, all were equally as good, we... More 

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

Thank you and your children for visiting Ciao Gelato and your excellent review of our product and services! We value our customers and look forward to please each and everyone. It appears we were successful in your satisfaction. Our sincere Thanks & we look forward to your return visit. Ciao! More 

Clarenville, NL
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Stumbled upon this little Gelato and coffee shop this morning in Venice. The owners were super friendly and very kind. Let the children try samples and playfully bantered back and forth with them about their choices. The ice cream was superb also...bravo! Do check them out if you ever visit Venice!

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

Our sincere Thanks to you and your family for visiting Ciao Gelato and for your excellent review. Our Mission Statement is to operate in a way that promotes active social interaction from all walks of life, Creating a Customer for Life Experience. It appears we were successful in gaining your respect and most of all your complete satisfaction. We look... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

They have three dairy free flavors, which was a nice surprise. I had a mix of Lemon and Strawberry. Both were great. My husband had ice tea, which was very good and you get free refills. Well worth a visit!

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

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and your excellent review! We appreciate that you enjoyed not only the gelato/sorbets but also our freshly brewed Ice Tea. We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Tamarac, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Ran through a horrific thunderstorm for my Ciao Gelato! Smells so good when you open their door Fresh Brewed Espresso too. The Gelato is heavenly with lots of flavors to choose from.

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

Thank you for venturing out in the storm to visit us! We appreciate your visit and excellent review on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you enjoyed your gelato and espresso. Please visit us again soon. Ciao! More 

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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

First time in, 2 Young's ladies working the counter. Very professional about their job, but more than friendly to give us ideas as tourist type things to do locally. Second day the owner was in, and we could see that she cared about her place and employees or as she said "my girls". Great price for the amount of great... 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 taking a chance on us! We are extremely glad that you enjoyed your gelato and the service provided by our attentive staff. We aim to have each and every customer leave with a smile and it appears we succeeded! We look forward to serving you and chatting again soon.... More 

Venice, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

These guys are so fun and very creative. You will even find bacon gelato, my fav's are pistachio and hazelnut, I just love nuts, but they have every flavour a "kid at heart" may dream of :) You Must visit <3

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

Thank you for making our jobs enjoyable and with purpose! We appreciate your kinds words and your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We serve hundreds of customers daily and enjoy everyone of them! We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

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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 10
  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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