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317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 07:30 - 21:00
Fri 07:30 - 22:00
Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Martinsville, Virginia
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334 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The gelato is delicious. No complaints there..... But......the scoops are sooo tiny that I really did not feel that they are worth the price they charge. Will research other Gelato options next time we visit the area.

Thank Treehouse-2000
Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The service was excellent and the plethora of flavors did not disappoint. It is one of my favorite spots.

Thank 349jean
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228 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Perfect classic as well as innovative gelato flavors Friendly staff Free samples Not much indoor seating Ideal location along the walking mall

Thank davoscjims
1 review
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is outstanding gelato, delicious and flavorful, made with local ingredients, crafted with love and imagination. The flavors range from favorites (chocolate, vanilla) to gourmet inventions - I was amazed by the Pine (yes, Pine!) flavored gelato, and I would definitely go again for the Peach Pie gelato, or Mexican coffee.

Thank Tamar L
East Lyme, Connecticut
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180 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great find on a 95 degree evening. The blueberry lemon gelato was great. My kids loved trying small samples of many flavors which the staff encouraged. Definitely a nice selection of flavors at a good quality.

Thank ACappon
las vegas, nv
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135 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Strolling the downtown mall on a warm afternoon we needed to take a break. Wife loves fine chocolate gelato and we found it here. Very rich and full chocolate flavor. One scoop was plenty while I had one of their fruit flavors. Sat outside and enjoy people watching.

Middlebury, Vermont
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016

Splendoras Gelato is amazing! Of the many options for dessert on the Downtown Mall I would always recommend Splendoras above the rest. They have a great range from traditional flavors, like Gianduia (Chocolate Hazelnut), to adventurous, like Strawberry Pink Peppercorn. Don't miss trying it out when you are in Cville!

Thank Danielle S
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166 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Fun different flavours, nice staff, lots of cones and cornets and sundaes to have. We loved this place on a hot day.

Thank Jane L
Mentor, Ohio
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63 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Not in the mood for an early lunch but gelato, absolutely! We stopped in here and grabbed us chilly treats as we were visiting the area. Definitely will be back this way and will stop in again.

Thank nocola
Middlebury, Vermont
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320 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 June 2016

Finally, a real Italian style espresso - YUM. Though normally I pick gelato over sorbet, the dark chocolate sorbet was so good I had to get it. All made in house and very flavorful. I sampled 8 flavors and all were excellent/authentic.

Thank VTwelltravelled

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 21:00
07:30 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?