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La Mela Verde

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Fondamenta de l'Osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 349 195 7924
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended the Mela Verde by our apartment owner, and it didn't disappoint. Clean, bright, pleasant ice cream shop in a lovely location. Lots of delicious different flavours such as the namesake Mela Verde-green apple, or tiramisu, cherry and almond, amaretti, pink grapefruit! It's obviously very popular as we visited late one evening and they'd sold out of some... More 

Thank N C
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a warm day looking around Venice a gelato stop is obligatory. Mela Verde came recommended & it didn't disappoint. It's a little out of the way of the main sights, but worth the extra walk. I tasted the pistachio, lime, basil & mint, plus the dark chocolate. All of which were delicious.

Thank sm1143
Heidelberg, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Super delicious! I tried milk with honey and pistachio! Wow, really tasty! I always travel and try ice-cream but this one was the best

Thank Isabel Cristina N
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86 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really high quality gelato, good choice of flavours, some unique ones ! You can grab and cone and sit on the steps and look at gondolas pass you by!

Thank Joanna B
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stumbled across this place and it was actually the best gelato I have had in Venice, and I have been living here for a month! making it a daily routine

Thank ecurley2017
Jakarta, Indonesia
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156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the Pistacchio, Nutella, and Pera (Pear) and all of them were fresh and amazing. Great staff and great gelato experience, great to have on a beautiful sunny day in Venice!

Thank DenitaPutri
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

My daughter and I love La Mela Verde! The ice cream is made from real fruit and prepared fresh every day. It is absolutely delicioius! A visit to La Mela Verde is highly recommended, a must for anyone who loves ice cream

Thank Janet B
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

The ice cream here is as good as others have said. We've been to a few places this week and this place is by far the best.

Thank Peter P
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed March 3, 2017 via mobile

Small walk up gelateria. Made fresh daily onsite. Good options ranging from pear (not bad) to pistachio (intense flavor!) to lemon (an acquired taste). Fair price for what you get...just not as flavorful as their competition.

Thank TuffGong21
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed December 3, 2016

Wonderful, wonderful gelato. Our hotel staff recommended this place for gelato two years ago. We visited several times two years ago. We visited several times on our latest trip to Venice. Still wonderful. Worth searching for.

Thank JMMdeABQ

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamenta de l'Osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighborhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 349 195 7924
My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk, fresh fruit, pistachios from Sicily, Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, vanilla bourbon and the best cocoa blends for a fantastic dark chocolate. Every single product is choose and selected to offer the best high-quality GELATO, this is my prerogative and the secret of my success. Enjoy it ;)

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Staying in Castello

Neighborhood Profile
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighborhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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