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Gelateria Paolin

San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5576
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“gelateria” (32 reviews)
“ice cream” (51 reviews)
“gelato” (43 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe
$$ - $$$
San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed a couple of drinks here, and watched the world go by for an hour or so. The waiting staff were friendly and efficient, the beer was good, and the cafe's location, midway between the Rialto, St Mark's and Academia, just perfect. Okay, the...More

Thank Horleylad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ended up at this cafe on several occasions mostly because it was right outside our hotel. That said, this was a pleasant spot for coffee, drinks, or ice cream at any time of day. The cocktails were a bit overpriced relative to some other...More

Thank nasmsp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location , very friendly & helpful staff , good value for money, food nice We just stopped off for a toasted sandwich & a cake Great place to people watch

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been coming to Gelateria Paolin for many years (almost fifteen), to witness their progressive decline and the waiters' more and more unfair and arrogant attitudes. Today we paid 21 euros for a small ice cream and a milk shake, and when we complained, we...More

Thank Jen2103
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Nicely located and offering simple and delicious ice cream in the heart of Venice. A simple formula with no frills. Some of the best Fior di Latte I have tasted and a nice neighbourhood vibe.

Thank AMVenezia
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Terrible service and food. Got served cold lasagne, complained, and got the reheated food back. No discount, no nothing.

Thank Vegard H
Reviewed 1 July 2017

At a recent (very hot!) visit to Venice we went to this bar to cool off with a drink and occasional bar meal. All were excellent, as was the service, cleanliness, etc. Great for a rest and some people watching as they pass through the...More

Thank Abbottl23
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This is a lovely spot to sit down and have some gelato beautifully served. We went here twice during our stay, and everyone was pleased with what they got both times. Excellent gelato, excellent service.

Thank ejc2003
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We popped into this place for dessert after a nice dinner out. We were greeted by a rude woman behind the counter who tried to make us sit in the seats outside and order that way, however what we wanted was in the counter and...More

2  Thank ypup
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Around the place Santo Stefano there are a few restaurants, ice cream cafes and bars. We picked this one for our afternoon ice-cream which was delicious. You can sit outside or you take in on the go to walk around or to sit on the...More

Thank SunriseSki
San Marco
The most famous sestiere (district) in Venice has one
of the world's most famous squares, St. Mark's (Piazza
San Marco). Anchored on one end by the basilica,
clustered around it are restaurants, museums, shops,
orchestras playing in the square, pigeons, the grand
pink Doge’s Palace (Palazzo Ducale), the soaring
campanile bell tower, an astrological clock tower,
plus gorgeous cafes and restaurants like Florian and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > San Marco
  • Neighbourhood: San Marco
  • Phone Number: +39 041 522 5576
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