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Gelateria Paolin

#27 of 84 Dessert in Venice
#258 of 1,311 Places to Eat in Venice
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
San Marco
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San Marco 2962 | Campo Santo Stefano, Venice, Italy
+39 041 522 5576
Today
08:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 00:00
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77 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good place for an aftrenoon tea or coffee at a reasonnable price. Their red berry ice yogurt cream is really god

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Thank Fran69cois
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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547 reviews
335 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Their lemon gelato is AMAZING. The strawberry ("fragola") gelato was delicious as well, but the "limone" stood out for its smooth richness and burst of flavor without all the tart. We got our cones to go as it seemed full-service tables outside under the awning cost more. The staff was friendly enough, and the gelateria was just around the corner... More 

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Thank aerofaze
Burnham, United Kingdom
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310 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Helpful friendly waiter guided 2 of us to the large assortment of ices and 5 scoops hit the foot, along with pear belle Helene and one @Coppa corner, total €34 for 4 foot weary tourists. Scoops of rum and raisin, mint and vanilla best preferred, and the chocolate sauce on the Coppa Bella Elena was delish. Great spot in the... More 

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Thank Marianne C
Leek, United Kingdom
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320 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Nice place in a great location serving decent coffee at reasonable prices.Just sit and watch the hustle n bustle.

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Thank Gary S
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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194 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We stopped for dinner hoping to do some people watching in the piazza while we ate. The staff was less than enthusiastic and we found the food to be the same way. We order bruschetta which was pretty good but the lasagna and the tortellini were way less than impressive. Once we ordered that staff basically disappeared and we sat... More 

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Thank mrpesce
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Location: Great terrace Service: fast & friendly staff Food: 19,50€ for 2-times two scoops of ice cream, one Americano & an Aperol Spritz; we would recommend Pistachio & Walnut taste which were really delish Remark: You cannot pay by card if your consume for less than 20€!

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Thank JuVaLila
Milan, Italy
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219 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

We arrived here after dinner, looking for a place where to get a drink before going back to the hotel. At the end we had an affogato and two drinks... and we were very satisfied! Suggested place... and try their icecream !

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Thank Pece_77
Warsaw, Poland
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

The fantastico gelateria, marvellous location and friendly service.The ice cream tasty and miscellaneous.Espresso and sprizz fantastic.Very good idea is the small pizzetta, mild and spicy.Both good in taste and right in size.Fantastic view over campo and thousands people walking by.

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Thank Ryszard M
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Ordered coffee and waited 15 minutes before getting yelled at after that I ordered take out coffee and was still sitting. Bad service today

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Thank sandro w
Brighton, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

A nice place slightly away from the usual tourist traps which is reflected in the price. Good gelato and Aperil spritz, and a great location for people watching

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 00:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in San Marco

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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 Quadri. Piazza San Marco is beloved by Venetians themselves. They book a table anytime, which offers a buffer from the fray. This grand outdoor drawing room attracts Venetians for a stroll too, especially late in the afternoon when the hoards of daytrippers thin out. It's simply a grand place to meet.
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