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317A W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285-2004
+1 941-445-5840
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Olympia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The gelato was good (nothing special), but they need to take down their espresso sign... or use a better bean or find someone that knows how to make a simple latte. The barista clearly didn't have a clue (deer in the headlights look) when asked if he knew how to make a breve latte. I have no problem giving instructions... More 

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1 Thank JuneOlympia
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 experience on Tripadvisor. We value our customers opinions, however for clarification; we use some of the best imported Italian espresso beans available in the US and have not had any complaints about the quality of the bean ever. We are not "Starbucks", a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with the fam. The flavours were unique and definitely homemade, which was nice. I had the peanut gelato and it was delicious. The staff are super friendly, and didn't even bat and eye when my kid spilled water everywhere.

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Thank TwinBearMom
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. Our maestros create each batch daily using the freshest ingredients. Our staff looks forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Venice
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the best place for gelato. Free samples. Made fresh in house everyday. Creamy and delicious. The staff is very welcoming and willing to help.Fun place to go on a warm afternoon or evening.

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Thank Marsha B
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 write an Excellent Review on Tripadvisor. We value our customers opinions and look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

Ridgeland, South Carolina
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Very yummy and the flavors were great! Loved the Mango Pineapple and the Pistachio. Should defiantly stop in if you are enjoying a day of shopping.

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Thank saraigk2
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Our sincere Thanks to you for visiting Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your Excellent Experience on Tripadvisor. We are extremely pleased that you enjoyed your selection of Mango Pineapple & Pistachio. Our staff looks forward to serving you some new flavors soon. Ciao! More 

Venice, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love the gelato here. It is always perfectly creamy and delicious and the flavors are always changing. When I let them know I am coming down they will even make my favorite flavor. Super delicious!!!

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

Thanks for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for your Excellent Review. Our maestros love creating new flavors and satisfying our customers with their favorite flavors. We appreciate your patronage and look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great little Shop in Siesta Key. In the town shopping area. This was the best Gelato I have ever had. It was the best ice cream choice in Siesta Key. Friendly Service. Highly reccomend

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Thank Linda L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious home made gelato! They have many flavors that you can sample before choosing. They also have sorbet. Enjoy!

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Thank Joann 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 Excellent Review. We serve 20 flavors daily, 3 of those being Sorbet & 1 No Sugar Added also. We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ciao was the first gelato shop that I've seen in the states that mirrors European ones. The favors were fabulous.

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

Our sincere Thanks to you for your recent visit to Ciao Gelato and for the Excellent Review. We value our customers opinions and are extremely pleased that you discovered our Authentic Italian Gelato. I agree Dessert First! We look forward to serving you again soon. Ciao! More 

Paducah, Kentucky
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323 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had never experienced gelato before but decided to try something different for an early afternoon snack while showing our visitors the enjoyable and relaxing downtown Venice. After sampling three different flavors from a very friendly server, it was difficult to go with only one, so I chose a scoop of delicious creamcicle and a scoop almond on a sugar cone.... More 

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Thank jyates34
Daria N, Owner at Ciao Gelato, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting Ciao Gelato and for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. We are pleased that you discovered gelato and trust that you will make this your Dessert of Choice. Our maestros create each batch daily and use the freshest of ingredients to create a delectable frozen dessert treat. Our friendly staff looks forward to... More 

Hyannis, MA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is not easy finding good gelato outside of France and Italy, but this place has it. Great flavors -- try the creamsicle!!!

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Thank CarolynHyannis_MA
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 write an Excellent Review. We are extremely pleased that you discovered us and our Orange Creamsicle. Our maestros take great pride in creating an Authentic Gelato using the freshest of ingredients. We look forward to your return. Ciao! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Monday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 22:00
Thursday
09:00 - 22:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
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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