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Gelateria Nico

Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5293
Fri - Wed 6:45 am - 10:00 pm
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42 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Lovely staff, gorgeous cakes, everything beautifully presented. All with a fabulous view of Guidecca right on the harbour.

Thank Two_Golden_Girls
Los Angeles, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The gelato is yummy and the view of the cafe in unbeatable. Get a gelato and seat in front of the grand canal for some relaxing time

Thank leilaspassport
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for coffee mid-morning. The staff were very friendly and provided great service, the coffee was good and the prices were very reasonable given the location. Lovely place to stop and watch all the activity on the water!

Thank alexmcla
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read that this was where to get the best gelato in Venice, so we were delighted to be walking along and spot it! Hazlenut and pistachio are both scrumptious, and watching the cruise ships and other vessels pass by is delightful

Thank Mary S
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After being recommended by our tour guide to visit here we took a nice evening walk (about 10 minutes from St. Marc's square and grabbed 2 scoops in a cone each. This is very nice gelato! Not the best but still great. Quite melty though so be ready! Service lacked a smile but it's not the service we wanted, it... More 

Thank Jason Peter W
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here on the recommendation of several Venetians. Had a lovely mix of ice creams. Worth the trip from st marks square. Lovely views in a quieter part of Venice

Thank Neil M
Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Just sitting on the terrace, enjoy the view of the Giudecca canal and try the best (probably) ice cream in Venice, so many creations and tastes.Very good espresso and sprizz, fantastic ice cream desserts, fairy prices and lovely service.Just go and enjoy.

Thank Ryszard M
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Great spot for afternoon pause, after walking through Art quarter, head here whilst waiting for the taxi over the water. Ice cream is as expected, cold and frosty - just like the service. How an ice cream waiter can have an attitude is beyond me....

Thank Ib1207808903
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Yup- it's just as advertised! Get the Gianduiotto and sit outside. Water taxi there for a romantic stop after dinner. We absolutely adored the people watching, the staff, and the gelato. Amazing!

Thank Joel S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

Sitting looking at the view of the Grande Canal. Coffee and Brioche they say comes at a price. Not so here. Great value and you can have a rest too.

Thank Eileen d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Cafe
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
Open Hours
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
6:45 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5293

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Dorsoduro / Accademia
Artsy is the defining mood of this neighborhood with street artists, students, painters, sculptors, restorers, curators, historians, collectors, heirs and heiresses rubbing elbows. Peggy Guggenheim's collection, now a museum, lures chic locals for evening art aperitifs. Traditionalists and visionaries cocoon in bohemian luxury. La Salute basilica buttresses the neighborhood to the east. Gondolas bob in the morning light. The Accademia Bridge crosses the Grand Canal. A back street doubles as basketball court. Palaces house residents, or like Ca' Foscari a university, or a museum like Ca’ Rezzonico that attracts Venetians for concerts. Dorsoduro reveals its industrial roots too, in buildings converted to house university departments or exhibitions. Campo Santa Margherita bursts with youthful energy from local students. Foot traffic bustles to and from Piazzale Roma and Santa Lucia train station. Evening commuters pause for an aperitivo. Neighbors exchange confidants in a campo (square) on their way to market.
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