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Gelateria Al Todaro

Piazza San Marco 3 | davanti a Palazzo Ducale, a fianco delle colonne di Piazza San Marco fronte Bacino, 30124 Venice, Italy
+39 041 528 5165
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
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“gelateria” (12 reviews)
“ice cream” (15 reviews)
“gelato” (17 reviews)
Open Now
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
Italian, Bar, Cafe
$$ - $$$
Piazza San Marco 3 | davanti a Palazzo Ducale, a fianco delle colonne di Piazza San Marco fronte Bacino, 30124 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was thrilled to be in Venice only to be let down by the staff serving gelato. I am a seasoned traveler who asked to sample one of the gelato. The response I received made me gawk and frankly, not want to purchase. Just saying....More

Thank ymashalom
Al-Todaro, Direttore at Gelateria Al Todaro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago
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Caro cliente, a Venezia, più precisamente, in piazza San Marco vengono trenta milioni di turisti l'anno. Nel nostro Caffè Storico...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch here on a day trip to Venice on the recommendation of our tour guide - he gave us a voucher to use which meant everything on the menu cost €7 which was great value! We had 2 burgers and 2 drinks for...More

Thank Tracey H
Reviewed July 6, 2018 via mobile

Horrible service! The waiters are so rude that they ask you to vacate the tables after asking for ice cream and then sitting. No wonder the terrace is empty!

Thank Eric H
Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I am not grumbling about the price as you expect that for where it is. Yes it is very expensive but the quality is not brilliant. Staff were unfriendly and the lady was obviously playing a power game with the toilets. Yes there are only...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed June 19, 2018 via mobile

Don’t stop here if all you are after is good Gelato. There are many place off the piazza that are 1/3 the price. If you want a place in the shade from the afternoon sun to sit and watch people it’s perfect. The poses and...More

Thank SGI_Beachman
Reviewed June 17, 2018

This is a good café and gelateria located just by St Marks Square, but directly facing the Grand Canal so it's a really lovely, scenic spot to sit and relax and take in the views and watch the world go by. And, because it's not...More

Thank GF_Gavin
Reviewed May 30, 2018

My wife and I stopped here after a hot morning walking to and around San Marco. A very pleasant experience to have a cold drink and watch tourists and boats pass by while looking out over the lagoon towards San Giorgio di Maggiore. A bit...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Everyone tells you, don't eat or drink around the Square, you will need a second mortgage. So what do we do, have a couple of sundaes at Al Todaro in Piazzo San Marco and enjoy the view. Yes it was expensive, yes the sundaes were...More

Thank Puttmans
Reviewed May 25, 2018

We came here for 3 scoops of Gelato to go and it was very good and refreshing. We had Apple, Coffee, and Caramel. They were all yummy on a hot day in late April. We are craving for more , now that we are home...More

Thank MandC0218
Reviewed May 17, 2018

First we need to say, that our rating is just based on the ice cream we bought at Al Todaro. We did not visit the bar. The ice cream has been very delicious with a brought variety. And the price was lowwer than compared against...More

Thank Frank B
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $19
Italian, Bar, Cafe
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Scenic view, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piazza San Marco 3 | davanti a Palazzo Ducale, a fianco delle colonne di Piazza San Marco fronte Bacino, 30124 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighborhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 528 5165
  • E-mail
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