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Venchi Chocolate and Gelato

#37 of 779 Dessert in Rome
#246 of 10,808 Places to Eat in Rome
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££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Campo Marzio
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Via della Croce 25/26, 00187 Rome, Italy
+39 06 6979 7790
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10:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Hod Hasharon, Israel
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41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't think that this is the best ice cream in the city, but the place sure does look very nice. The portions are rather small, I ordered three flavors but the ice cream was relatively small, still nice.

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Thank noamosh
Manila, Philippines
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319 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The heart of Rome where the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain are located could also be known as ground zero for gelato. Venchi got our attention because of its attractive window display of ice cream cones and the queues of people waiting to buy gelato. Going inside the store you will see what looks like a chocolate fountain. From there on,... More 

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Thank GreenThumb331
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for Gellato near The Pantheon, our Lonely planet book led us to Venchi and we were not disappointed. Opulent, richly-aromatic and airy inside, the array of treats on offer was hard to choose from! The Gellato itself was delicious. A great spot to visit for a really tasty treat.

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Thank Adam N
Atlanta, Georgia
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate Gelato in lots of places in Rome but we really liked this one. The chocolates on top or in the cone were an added treat. The shop is also cool and has chocolates you can buy for gifts at home. You will run into a couple of these shops just while you are walking around the tourist areas.

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Thank travelkat2570
London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Without a doubt the best ice-cream I ate while in Rome. At the time there was scaffolding outside so I'm glad I found this place. There is literally a wall made of chocolate and even in January the cold ice-cream was so worth it!

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Thank mimoo_97
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

At the one in the middle of Rome, there was literally a chocolate fountain flowing behind the workers. This is what got my family's attention. Once inside, I got the chocolate crepes with a side of gelato. The chocolate in the crepes was so rich and creamy - I literally couldn't even partake of the gelato as I was just... More 

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Thank Cortnie A
Baywood Park, California
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74 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everyone has a favorite gelato spot in Rome. A friend said the best gelato is near Trevi Fountain. There are of course many near Trevi Fountain. We found this one and to us, this is the best gelato in Rome near the Trevi Fountain. Not only that they have a wall of flowing chocolate. Who wouldn't like that?

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Thank tsonloc
Charlotte, North Carolina
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34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were two Venchi Locations within walking distance of our hotel (The Albergo Del Senato near the Pantheon). When you get to Rome, you'll quickly notice there there are Gelato places almost every 100 yards, and in many cases, even closer than that. We tried many of them and Venchi by FAR had the best flavor, texture and selection. Their... More 

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Thank Adam W
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It became a daily ritual to stop in for gelato at this small shop near the Spanish Steps or the larger location with the Cascada de Chocolate on Via del Corso. There may be more highly regarded gelaterias in Rome, but you won't be disappointed eating here. The service is top notch.

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Thank Stephen L
Athens, Georgia
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123 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place is awesome. Chocolates and desserts everywhere. We had visited another Venchi location and had ice creams, so we got the stuff to go. It's near all the expensive shopping places. Everything is freshly made and hence has to be eaten in few days or it goes bad.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:00
Thursday
10:30 - 22:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via della Croce 25/26, 00187 Rome, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Lazio  >  Rome>  > Campo Marzio
  • Neighbourhood: Campo Marzio
  • Phone Number: +39 06 6979 7790
Description
A broad range of fine chocolates and artisan gelato flavours of the Italian tradition served in an elegant setting, with Piazza di Spagna and the main shopping roads close-by.
A chocolate boutique bursting with warm and friendly atmosphere and knowledgeable staff ready to help and tailor the tasting experience according to individual customers’ needs, whether they are regulars, tourists or families with children looking for a quick snack or a delicious, all-natural break.

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighbourhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (21:00), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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