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Ciao Gelato

5212 1/2 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3312
+1 941-552-6203
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (54 reviews)
“sorbet” (5 reviews)
“ice cream” (20 reviews)
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5212 1/2 Ocean Blvd, Siesta Key, FL 34242-3312
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Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Open at 1:00 was what the sign said; that meant a six minute wait, well worth it for a hazelnut gelato! I was a bit nervous when the bell tolled and the door was still locked. Not deterred, after another minute the proprietor arrived with...More

Thank Ingolf N
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2017

Appreciate so much ! It's a pleasure to serve you , you're always very welcome!

Reviewed April 10, 2017

My wife and I recently moved here from Italy and being Italian my wife really appreciates great gelato. Giovanni serves the best gelato; Lots of varieties, always fresh and refreshing. It is so good and he is so friendly that we feel just like we...More

Thank rockypolit
Reviewed April 7, 2017 via mobile

After trying Ciao Gelato the first night of our visit, we were hooked and came back each night during our vacation. The gelato is made fresh each day and is absolutely the best we ever eaten. They even have a sugar free almond that was...More

Thank kozyzoo
Reviewed April 6, 2017 via mobile

My family and I look forward to the gelato at Ciao on Siesta Key each time we vacation here. It's superb tasting and the selection of flavors is always excellent.

Thank Jbeegirl
Giovanni R, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2017

Thank you so much , you're always very welcome!

Reviewed March 21, 2017

We stopped by on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. The server was very patient and helpful with what each flavor entailed. He also helped us understand what made gelato different from ice cream. It was very good and portions were more generous than other gelato places...More

Thank profmom_12
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

Passed by all the other ice cream shops in favor of a smaller line and my bfs desire for gelato. Definitely a good choice! I love sorbet and I was honestly the best I've ever eaten. Creamy, not icy and you could taste the fresh...More

Thank Jennifer W
Giovanni R, Proprietario at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Thanks so much , yuo're always very welcome !

Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

Exceptional treat anytime of day. Service is outstanding and very helpful. Much better than "ice cream" shops nearby.

Thank Bruce P
Giovanni R, Proprietario at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Appreciate your review , Tks !

Reviewed March 6, 2017

Ciao's only fault is that's it's parking lot is in front of the building. This pushes the shop away from the street and away from line of sight even though it's less than 300 feet from the ice-cream parlor. If Caio could move the storefront...More

Thank MD4383
Giovanni R, Proprietario at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

Tks a lot !

Reviewed March 4, 2017

Was in Siesta Key on an 85 degree day looking for a midday refreshing treat. There's a few choices in the Village for ice cream and frozen yogurt, but we decided to give Ciao Gelato a try for something different. It's a small shop tucked...More

Thank DSchrute
Giovanni R, Proprietario at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

It's a pleasure to serve you , Thank you !

Reviewed February 25, 2017

Everyone goes to Big Olaf's for ice cream. And it is good. But try this gelato place next door. Great flavors and very authentic. Tasted like the gelato in Italy. Especially liked the hazelnut as well as banana gelato. The owner is very sweet. Try...More

Thank Zabby1
Giovanni R, Proprietario at Ciao Gelato, responded to this reviewResponded March 19, 2017

You're always very welcome , thank you !

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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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