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La Mela Verde

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Fondamenta de l'Osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 349 195 7924
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11:00 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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148 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We tried the Pistacchio, Nutella, and Pera (Pear) and all of them were fresh and amazing. Great staff and great gelato experience, great to have on a beautiful sunny day in Venice!

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Thank DenitaPutri
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I love La Mela Verde! The ice cream is made from real fruit and prepared fresh every day. It is absolutely delicioius! A visit to La Mela Verde is highly recommended, a must for anyone who loves ice cream

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London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ice cream here is as good as others have said. We've been to a few places this week and this place is by far the best.

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Thank Peter P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small walk up gelateria. Made fresh daily onsite. Good options ranging from pear (not bad) to pistachio (intense flavor!) to lemon (an acquired taste). Fair price for what you get...just not as flavorful as their competition.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Wonderful, wonderful gelato. Our hotel staff recommended this place for gelato two years ago. We visited several times two years ago. We visited several times on our latest trip to Venice. Still wonderful. Worth searching for.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Oh my goodness, the gelato here was the nicest I've ever tasted!! It was so good we went nearly everyday during our Venice trip! The flavours were outstanding and the smooth creamy gelato was a thing of beauty.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

After all day walking around beautiful Venice I had a short break at La Mela Verde. Was worth stopping as ice creams (pistacchio + hazelnut) were really amazing!!! Good selection of flavours!

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Kent, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

La Mela Verde's gelato is great! The flavors of the two cones we had, lemon and grapefruit, were absolutely superior. The lemon was not a cqrunchy, icy lemon gelato as is usual. Instead it was more of a creamy ice cream with little chucks of cookie with a smooth yet still lemony flavor. The grapefruit was delicious, tart yet still... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

I had to have some gelato before I left Italy an this place was close to the hotel and had great gelato.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

This is a tiny ice cream shop with no seating inside or outside. Although there are table outside, they belong to the neighbouring shop and their staff quickly move on the ice cream eaters, as does the man in the antiques shop next door who objects to anyone standing in front of his window. So the neighbours aren't welcoming, but... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Cash Only
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fondamenta de l'Osmarin Castello 4977, 30122 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Castello
  • Neighbourhood: Castello
  • Phone Number: +39 349 195 7924
Description
My GELATO is made daily with fresh high-quality ingredients like milk, fresh fruit, pistachios from Sicily, Piedmont hazelnuts IGP, vanilla bourbon and the best cocoa blends for a fantastic dark chocolate. Every single product is choose and selected to offer the best high-quality GELATO, this is my prerogative and the secret of my success. Enjoy it ;)

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Staying in Castello

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Castello
Castello is the largest of the six sestieri (districts), and the only one not facing onto the Grand Canal. More than half of Castello is situated within Arsenale, the naval base, which occupies over one-fifth the area of Venice. This gentrified maritime neighbourhood feels busy but casual. Castello’s side streets are laid back, with small boats lining canals criss-crossed by laundry. Semiannual exhibitions add a strong artsy current to the Arsenale area. Via Garibaldi in Castello, with its shops and bars, has one of Venice's rare straight and wide boulevards. When a large ship turns around the Lido to enter the Giudecca Canal, the startling sight creates an illusion that it will run aground right on Via Garibaldi! Families treasure Giardini near the island's tip, green with rare trees and grass, and Riva degli Schiavoni is a popular spot for Venetians to take a stroll to watch the sunset.
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