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317A W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2004
+1 941-445-5840
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Summerside, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

been to many gelato paces. France, Europe and Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Ciao was very basic. Prices were comparable. It just did not want me to crave it. Was just like a basic ice cream shop but nore expensive.

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Thank Karin D
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your personal experience. 387 Excellent reviews speaks loudly to our visitors and hopefully your poor review will not affect our future customers. Our Gelato is made fresh daily by our maestros with the freshest of ingredients in small batches. Unlike Ice Cream, we use... More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good food and goodm service. Food was of high quality and the service people were very responsive to their customers, even with long lines waiting to be served.

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1 Thank Robert H
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your excellent review on Tripadvisor. We value our customers opinions and our staff looks forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Been at least 50 times. The gelato is great. The owner is super friendly. Can't say enough how good it is.

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1 Thank Matthew W
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for the Excellent Review on Tripadvisor. We value you as a customer and look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Venice, Florida
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went today. It is always good and so many flavors to choose from. They will let you taste anything before you choose. Can't lose. 'They also have iced and hot coffees and pastries.

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1 Thank eastbrookcenter
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to write an Excellent Review. We value you as a customer and look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Simply scrumptious. Best gelato I've ever had. And if you have a favorite flavor, they'll make it for a future visit.

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1 Thank inpegf1974
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your Excellent experience with our customers. We value your opinion and look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Florida
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78 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A wide flavor variety of hand made gelato to choose from, changing all the time. Also, my favorite, gelato shakes. The expresso shake (vanilla or expresso flavor gelato with a shot of expresso) is a great adult treat. I have stopped in in the morning for the coffee and muffin special and come back in the after noon for gelato!

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1 Thank FloridaRetired
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks for your Excellent review on Tripadvisor and for being a Ciao Gelato customer. We value our customers opinions and are appreciative that you enjoy our coffee and muffin in the morning and gelato in the afternoon. Our staff looks forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Venice, Florida
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great variety of flavors and the ability to test-taste before purchasing. The staff is very friendly.

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Thank gymrats2016
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for your Excellent review on Tripadvisor. Our staff looks forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Ft Richardson
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very awesome treat. Worth the visit and definately coming back for a lot more visits when we come back. Even the baby loved it. Better than big olaf

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Thank spcfanks
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your Excellent experience on Tripadvisor. We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I drive 90 minutes to eat here. OMG! The affogato, the cannol, and of course, the gelato are ALL amazing! All the items are homemade by a true Italian master. Absolutely worth the exercise to burn the calories.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks to you for making the 90 minute trip. We appreciate your sharing the kind words on Tripadvisor and you as a customer. Just a reminder you only need to exercise a little, Gelato, truly is half the fat and calories of regular ice cream. A much healthier desert alternative, so we look forward to serving you again... More 

Orrtanna, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After reading the reviews we decided to give it a try. We were so pleased that we did! The gelato was a little taste of heaven!

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Thank tinanrandy
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit to Ciao Gelato & for taking the time to write an Excellent Review.. We value our customers opinions and look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10
Meals
Late Night
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317A W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2004
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +1 941-445-5840
Description
Serving Artisan Gelato/Sorbets, Coffee & Teas, Espresso, Latte & Cappuccino and Pastries.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?