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“Superb Gelato” 5 of 5 stars
Review of La Mela Verde

La Mela Verde
Ranked #5 of 78 Dessert in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Drinks, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Cash Only, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: Castello
Description: My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk, fresh fruit, pistachios from Sicily, Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, vanilla bourbon and the best cocoa blends for a fantastic dark chocolate. Every single product is choose and selected to offer the best high-quality GELATO, this is my prerogative and the secret of my success. Enjoy it ;)
Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Superb Gelato”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This was one of the best gelaterias we ate at in Italy. There is not a huge array of flavors but, as Spencer Tracy said of Katherine Hepburn, "what there is is cherce." Particularly good was the grapefruit gelato, an explosion of clean, tart flavor in the mouth. Combine a scoop of that with a scoop of one of the creamy flavors and you will be in gelato heaven.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank James C
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Brisbane, Australia
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70 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Unmissable”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

The gelato here is amazing. They may not have the widest array of flavours available, but they are very reasonably priced for Venice and the taste is absolutely amazing. I'll definitely be back next time!

  • Visited June 2014
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Thank Matt B
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Hull
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58 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“This gelato - must have, never miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place definitely has something special. Surely it is the way that these guys use their ingredients, the freshness simply leaps out at you.
The crowds, many driven by tripadvisor, are a testament to the taste and success.
The best gelato, we wished we could have had more

  • Visited June 2014
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New York
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“"Heavenly gelato"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This is an excellent gelateria on a pleasant fundamenta. I had fig and it was extremely flavorful. Not far down the street, you can look across at the Palazzo Pruilli, a beautiful gothic building.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank classicalmusictravel
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Antwerp, Belgium
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149 reviews
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“Best ice cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

After comparing many shops, this was by far the best! A bit out of the main tourist stream but easy to find.

Visited June 2014
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