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Gelateria Alaska

Santa Croce
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Calle Larga dei Bari, 1159 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
+39 041 715211
11:00 - 19:00
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Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited here en route to the natural history museum. It even offers vegan gelato and sorbet. We tried the strawberry sorbet and when we mentioned it was our birthday, we were given another scoop of a different flavour for free! So we picked mango and lemon. All of them were delicious and the man serving was very friendly.

Thank CLRaven
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful gelati for the more adventurous! As well as delicious 'traditional' flavours, they also have a selection of seasonal flavours including: fennel, artichoke, cinnamon, ginger and carrot. The perfect balance of flavour. Would highly recommend!

Thank mabarclay11
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Sought out to find this after seeing travel man! Turned out it was around the corner from our hotel and tasted lush! Perfect gelato

Thank Hollie B
Massy, France
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

A must go place when I m at Venezia ^^ my favorite taste : ginger!! Price is fair overall. see you soon !

Thank GRACE92160
hong kong
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

The texture of the gelato was great but we had peach and lemon which probably were not the best choices. The peach tasted a little minty, the lemon was good but not 'WOW!' So go for the original flavours instead.

Thank antHongKong
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Every Gelateria we tried seemed to be better than the last and Gelateria Alaska was no exception. It was the very last gelato we had in Venice and it was so worth it! The prices are much cheaper than other gelato places we checked out - Bonus! Wish we had discovered Gelateria Alaska earlier in our trip as it was... More 

1 Thank 5phish
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We went out of our way to find this place. It was worth it, the pistachio flavour was so fresh and the lemon was refreshing. Both tasted real and not artificial. The owner was not rude, as was mentioned in another review. Well priced for real flavour.

1 Thank andreapski
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72 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I'm not sure why so many different guidebooks and writers recommend this so highly. We happened to pass it on our way from the train station to the hotel, so we stopped. I didn't want an exotic flavor, but there weren't any to choose from (.which is part of the reputation. I got lemon. It was good. The lemon was... More 

Thank HCinKC
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99 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

After making our way from Ca'Rezzonico, Carlo Goldoni's House, and then the Frari Church, we decided to find Gelateria Alaska. We wandered around for a charming bit then got annoyed after the wandering kept going and asked around A LOT until we finally found it. It was delicious and a lovely reward after persevering and locating it. I had pistachio... More 

Thank brouillymarie
Paris, France
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The taste of the gelato is natural but it is too melty. It is worth a try. The owner didn't allow us to try. His attitude makes me think twice before I come again.

Thank Karim A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Larga dei Bari, 1159 | Santa Croce, 30135 Venice, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Veneto  >  Province of Venice  >  City of Venice  >  Venice>  > Santa Croce
  • Neighbourhood: Santa Croce
  • Phone Number: +39 041 715211

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Santa Croce
Santa Croce gained importance as a sestiere (district) when Piazzale Roma was created in the 1930s to bring cars and buses close to the center of Venice. Constitution Bridge spans the Grand Canal linking Piazzale Roma to the train station. This area buzzes with energy from travelers and students. Historic palaces and former industrial buildings house some departments of Ca' Foscari and IUAV Architecture universities. On the Fondaco dei Turchi, Venice's Museum of Natural History offers Venetians prehistoric thrills, plus an overview of lagoon fish and wildlife. The Grand Canal, northern boundary of Santa Croce, is lined with palaces and decorated by the tall green dome of San Simeon Piccolo. Ca' Pesaro attracts Venetians to its contemporary art exhibitions. The Grand Canal exposes only one face of these buildings. On the opposite side, the palace often interacts with a square or a busy street to represent its neighbourhood identity.
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