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317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good29%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (72 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“tongue” (2 reviews)
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7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We love gelato and the offerings here are ok but not as good as what we get at the Split Banana in Staunton, which is the best. But if you are on the mall in Charlottesville and want gelato, this is the place. If you...More

Thank GCM7103
Reviewed 19 August 2017

If you love gelato, Splendora's is the place to go in Charlottesville. They have all the traditional Italian flavors, as well as some unique flavors. So many choices!

Thank Nkatko
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There was a line out the door when we arrived, but it moved quickly. They had all of the traditional favorites and many new concoctions and we both had a little of each and all of it was quite tasty. We sat on the street...More

Thank Margie895
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Good variety of flavors, I went with the salted caramel and dulce de leche. Plenty of seating. Patient and friendly staff who didn't mind our repeated request or indecisiveness. A must stop when walking the street!

Thank MiVidaLocaContigo
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small piece of heaven. Grab a cone or dish and go back outside to walk the Downtown mall. With over 20 flavors, you will surely find a new favorite! I loved the Basil Panna Cotta. My daughter loved her Goat Cheese Honey...More

Thank Lydia V
Reviewed 10 July 2017

What can I say. I usually get chocolate and raspberry--two scoops and it is plenty for me. I have have other flavors and they are of equal quality--good. We seem to end up here at the end of the evening for that sweet treat finish.

Thank Jeff C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Looking for a refreshing cold one before continuing your stroll down the historic mall, stop here and get an gelato or ice cream. You'll be ready to continue your trek. We sat outisde and did a bit of people watching while eating our ice cream.

Thank KnitsbyConnie
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I feel torn with this review. But I suppose most importantly, the gelato here is legit. Tastes like Italy. Alot of unique flavors and not horribly pricey. Great location on the downtown mall, and the small size is just right to indulge your sweet tooth...More

Thank Michelle D
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Positioned on the pedestrian walkway, surrounded by restaurants, Splendora's is the perfect stop for dessert. Some of the flavors can be found nowhere else (like birch; yes, the tree), but all of them are the highest quality. The owner is more than happy to offer...More

Thank occdocbill
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I bought my husband some gelato here on a warm sunny day. He chose a medium size, which, thought it was 3 scoops, they were small ones. Tasty, but over $5 for a small container of ice cream. Ask for a little spoon so you...More

Thank norskies
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
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