The Best Gelato in Venice

Photo of Riley Londres
9 November 2016

A sweet treat to enjoy during hot Italian summers or year-round, gelato is a not a dessert you should miss. Venice has several wonderful gelaterias where visitors and locals can experience the delicious dessert. Here is our list of the best places to find gelato in beautiful, historic Venice.


La Mela Verde

A small gelateria located in a quiet location near St. Mark’s Square, visitors can stop by here for a cool treat either on their way there or during a refreshing break from sightseeing. La Mela Verde offers a wide selection of bold flavors, each one with natural coloring and a smooth creamy texture.

Gelateria Alaska

A location that provides a wide list of gelato and sorbet, there is something for everyone at Gelateria Alaska. The shop is unassuming and easy to pass when not looking for it, but is a must visit for people looking to experience traditional gelato. Alaska even offers a bold selection of nontraditional flavors such as ginger, rose and cardamom.


Grom Gelato

A simple shop with pleasant service, Grom is an ideal stop for a relaxing break from seeing the city. The gelato is made from natural ingredients and features a selection of both classic and seasonal flavors to suit anyone’s palate.

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Boutique del Gelato

A straight-forward gelateria with smooth and creamy gelato, Boutique del Gelato offers a no-frills experience where the focus rests solely on providing the most delicious gelato possible. This is a great place to try the classic flavors such as chocolate, vanilla or stracciatella.

Gelateria Nico

With an elegant dining room, and a beautiful view of the sunset on the water, Gelateria Nico is the ideal location to get an evening treat. The shop boasts traditional recipes as well as modern combinations of flavors to create an enticing experience for customers.

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