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Gelateria Nico

Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5293
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“gelateria” (41 reviews)
“gelato” (128 reviews)
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Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 28 May 2014

Without doubt the best gelateria in Venice, possibly Italy and maybe the world. I have returned to Gelateria Nico twice in one weekend in Venice, and I would say I have returned to Venice itself just to come back to this ice cream place. Never...More

Thank BoatLadyUK
Reviewed 16 May 2014

Very nice dark chocolate gelato and it was lovely to sit on one of the seats along the Zattere, eating it and watching the world go by.

Thank martuk57
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

There are better gelaterias in Venice. This one happens to be in a location with high traffic. The line is deceiving as people assume that long line means good food. The tiramisu flavour was very odd, not like any tiramisu I've ever had before. Would...More

Thank MrsLyons0420
Reviewed 16 April 2014

Rated in guides as best gelato place. Not bad but just average. I have no large base for comparison but did not find the fare special.

Thank Mabel C
Reviewed 15 April 2014

I read about this gelattaria 13 years ago before my first visit to Venice and when the time came made a bee line for it. Returned in late 2013 and have just returned from my 3rd visit. The classic praline with whipped cream comes up...More

2  Thank Pippa H
Reviewed 13 April 2014

You can not enjoy a promenade in the Zattere without tasting an ice-cream from Nico. The ice-cream is pretty good (according to the poor ice-cream standard in Venice) but the hygiene is not a priority: waiters touching money, icecream, and spoon (holding them in the...More

Thank Lavitainviaggio
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Gelato was amazing. I got the hot chocolate with gelato concoction. Wow!! Could do some work with the customer service though. Took forever to get service and also to pay.

Thank Rali A
Reviewed 13 April 2014

Stopped at this gelateria because of the great reviews on TA and because my family and I found ourselves taking in a nice April day in Venice strolling along the Zattere. This gelato definitely doesn't disappoint and the tiramisu flavour was the best I had...More

1  Thank nauset_beach
Reviewed 27 March 2014

We bought gelati from the Gelateria Nico and the man serving could not have been more dismissive …. until we comitted the crime of sitting at an outdoor table while we rearranged ourselves and were told to go - or else pay a 'cover charge'!...More

3  Thank ctrunfree
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We called in on the way to our hotel as our friend had recommended, and we were not disappointed, we only had a single scoop but it was more than enough, delicious Amaretto, yummy.

Thank Roz N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
06:45 - 22:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorsoduro, 922 | Fondamenta Zattere, 30123 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5293
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