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“Rich and flavorful”

Gelateria lo Squero
Ranked #39 of 85 Dessert in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
Restaurant details
Neighborhood: Dorsoduro / Accademia
Eugene, Oregon
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Rich and flavorful”
Reviewed September 15, 2012 via mobile

Our recent trips to Italy have become more and more focused on finding the best Gelato. We find that even mediocre Gelato in Italy puts to shame the best that we can get at home in Oregon. With only a few days in Venice, we didn't have time to make an thorough investigation, but when we found this shop, our search was over. The gelato here was simply marvelous in every respect. For me, nocciola is the indicator species and at this shop it was richly flavorful with perfect texture. Highly recommended!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Level 6 Contributor
133 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Always good”
Reviewed July 3, 2012

This is consistently good. Fragola and pistachio are always tasty. You can't go wrong with this place--great wine and cicchetti next door, too.

Visited June 2012
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Weatherford, Texas
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Smaller portions, nothing special”
Reviewed June 25, 2012

After reading the reviews here we checked out gelato lo squero our first day in Venice. The cups were not filled like most places do, gaps and not packed down well do portion was smaller. Quality was average. Check out Gelato Fantasy for large portions and good quality.

Visited June 2012
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Level 4 Contributor
37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Best Gelato in Venice”
Reviewed May 29, 2012

I lived in Venice a few years ago, and after much trial and error, I am confident that this is the best gelato in Venice. My favorite flavors are nocciola (hazlenut), straciatella (chocolate chip), and pistachio. It is in a more secluded, authentic Venetian neighborhood. Make sure you notice the gondola repair shop across the canal!

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Oceanside, CA
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Outstanding!”
Reviewed April 12, 2012

Happened upon this place and was floored by the quality of the gelato. Very reasonable prices too! Don't miss.

Visited April 2012
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