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Fontego delle Dolcezze - San Stae


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


Italian, Street Food
Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible

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Reviewed 5 days ago

I come to Venice fairly often and usually wander over to San Stae so I can have some of this gelato. There is a nice selection of flavors and every one I've ever tried was delicious.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank BeverlyZ1008
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent gelato with a few less common flavors (cinnamon cream was delicious!). They also had a few non-gelato desserts and offer coffee/gelato float in the morning. This is absolutely worth the extra block walk we had to do - we very much enjoyed it!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank patn03
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

Great gelato and great crapes for that sugar pick me up when you are walking around and need that little extra treat.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank RMPurton
Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I have tried several gelatos so decided to try the shake instead. I had a mochachino shake which had three scoops of chocolate ice cream and a shot of espresso in it. It tasted very nice. My friend had a cafe and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank pg3045
Reviewed February 15, 2019

The gelato was very reasonable (1.8€ for small cone and @2.8 for a 2 flavor medium). We sat in the nearby campo watching the local children and dogs play while enjoying the gelato.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank donnabO8015OG
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Since we were staying nearby, we had the opportunity to try this place at least three times - maybe four by tomorrow. We have only tried the gelato so far. Their chocolate hazelnut is a Nutella lovers delight. The custard cream was delicious as was...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sandyss77
Reviewed October 1, 2018

Found on the last day or would have been a regular haunt , this has to be the best Ice Cream in the City The flavours are intense and instantly recognisable. The place itself is spotlessly clean and the staff member was both helpful and...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PrinceofPort66
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Cross the bridge opposite the train station and keep on going straight ahead but then follow the maze of streets toward Rialto. Very good quality Gelato for your daily gelato break. Good intense flavours. Very cold on a hot day. 2/3 of the way to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank March_Break_Canadian
Reviewed June 5, 2018

We had the fortune (or misfortune depending on how you look at it :) ) to stay a couple of blocks from this ice-cream shop. The tiramisu is delightful and the ice-cream is by far the best I ever had in Venice. They also managed...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank goossen
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful gelato that is very much worth walking to find it a bit off the beaten path. Might be some of the best we’ve ever had.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank David and Sandy B
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San Polo
The Rialto Bridge is the most famous sight along the
Grand Canal in San Polo, smallest of Venice's six
sestieri (districts) and by far the busiest
neighborhood. Morning Venetians arrive to peruse the
markets for fish, fruit and vegetables, while shops
display goods from cheese to wine to desserts. San
Silvestro and Rialto Market vaporetto (water taxi)
stops add to the steady stream of foot traffic. San
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