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Santa Croce
0.3 miles from Basilica di Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari
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Reviewed 13 October 2020

The owner was locking up when we arrived but opened up again and served us the most delicious ice cream

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 13 September 2020

This place is great! There is a wide selection of standard and unusual flavours but whatever you take is delicious! Not to be missed!

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2020

We were so disappointed by Gelateria Alaska. We went there because our travel guide gave it a good review, but the ice-creams mostly tasted like sugar and cream (we were 5 people, each of us had chosen a different flavour). Cones are low quality, and...More

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed 15 March 2020

This place was featured on Richard Ayode The Travel Man t.v series and it looked fab, I knew it was somewhere i wanted to try out on my next visit to the city. It did not disappoint. The gelato was nice. Lots of flavours including...More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 29 August 2019

We read about this place with many websites saying it was the best gelato in the city. It is certainly nothing special.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

I appreciate immensely that everything is hand made but as someone who didn’t eat dairy for ten years, I expected this to be extremely flavorful. Interesting assortment and well-priced.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 August 2019 via mobile

What an excuse for real gelato. Full of sugar, pretty terrible service. Only saving grace is reasonable value for money

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

Our Airbnb host told us to go here as it’s the best gelato in the city. My kids loved it (they love all gelato) and my husband had a tasty peach granita with fresh mint which he liked. I had fior de latte and chocolate...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 17 June 2019

Flavours looked interesting, but my very small (thankfully) cone had hardly any flavour, and was watery.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 17 May 2019 via mobile

We visited here as had read some good reviews on trip advisor but were disappointed. There were many interesting flavours but the ice cream didn't taste that good. It was all quite watery or not milky enough. I'm sure it was all home made though...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district)
when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring
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Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking
Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes
with energy from travelers and students. Historic
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Gelateria Alaska is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 3.5