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Ciao Gelato

5212 1/2 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3312
+1 941-552-6203
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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“gelato” (56 reviews)
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
Open Now
1:00 PM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
5212 1/2 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3312
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This gelato is a little taste explosion for your mouth. The salted caramel is to die for and the consistent creaminess and smooth texture of all their gelato reminds me of Italy. You will look at the small cup price and think it is expensive,...More

Thank Bill H
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Appreciate so much your review ! Thanks, you’re always very welcome !

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our trips to SK are not complete without a trip or two to Ciao Gelato!! The flavor selection and quality are amazing!! Never disappoints.

Thank lbjones2008
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks a lot ! Ciao !

Reviewed September 6, 2017

We really wanted to like it. We had to go all the way to Siesta Key to find gelato. It is okay but the Gelato place on St. Armands Circle is just better. Not only that, finding Ciao Gelato isn't as easy as it could...More

Thank Nancy S
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2017

We have our private plaza with 7 parking spots reserved for customers, how is possible to have difficulties come by us ? More , our Gelato is awarded last 4 years consecutive " best frozen dessert " voted by people in the ranking of the...More

Reviewed August 20, 2017

Delicious gelato. I can't get enough of the chocolate! The portions are generous and the flavors are abundant.

Thank Lisa B
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2017

Thanks so much ! You're always very welcome !

Reviewed August 12, 2017

The owner comes from a long line of gelato makers in Rome and takes justifiable pride in his amazingly silky, authentic Italian gelato that is lovingly made on the premises and uses fresh, organic ingredients. A conversation with the owner is like getting a degree...More

Thank MaggieS-Boston
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thanks a lot , you're always very welcome

Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Visited this shop every evening while on vacation in Siesta Key! Flavors are outstanding...wonderful variety....great prices! Highly recommend...but if you want to try their peanut butter flavor, get there early! It goes quickly!

Thank alan g
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2017

Appreciate so much your review ! You're always very welcome !

Reviewed July 25, 2017

Delicious gelato. Lots of options for flavors. Long line...it's busy. Good price. You get a lot of gelato even in the small cup. Friendly but only one person was working which caused the long line. In a fun area of town!

Thank PSimms
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded July 27, 2017

Thanks so much ! We are very busy with long line but usually we have our employees with us , unfortunately sometimes they are not available cause healthy issue .

Reviewed July 22, 2017 via mobile

Great experience for the kids , nice place and friendly staff. The beach experience is complete until we go there

Thank Emoreira84
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2017

It's a pleasure to serve you ! You're always very welcome !

Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

So good! We were needing a late night sweet treat and this place was open until 10:30pm. We will definitely be back!

Thank Nickie K
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2017

You're always very welcome , thanks !!!

Reviewed July 11, 2017

This is a sister cafe to the original Ciao Gelato in Venice, albeit under different management. It's smaller, but the gelato is every bit as good, and the coffee is the best in town. The owner is Italian, and photos of several Italian landmarks (some...More

Thank ExpatriateInGermany
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2017

Appreciate so much ! You're always very welcome !

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Monday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5212 1/2 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3312
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Siesta Key
  • Phone Number: +1 941-552-6203
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Description
Serving Artisan Gelato/Sorbet made fresh daily. Also serving coffee, specialty coffee/espresso drinks and pastries.
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