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317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
+1 434-296-8555
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  • Very good28%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“gelato” (85 reviews)
“ice cream” (9 reviews)
“mango” (5 reviews)
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317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Splendora’s is located in the very cute historic downtown area of Charlottesville. There was nothing wrong with the gelato, but it was very average. Nothing to write home about. If we were back in the area I’m not sure we would return.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 3cameront
Reviewed 28 August 2018

We took our family here with small kids and a dog (waited outside.) The staff were very kind and patient with the kids (only one taste each, kids!) and they put their minicones in a cup and made them each feel very important. Great to...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Mark G
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I can't go to the mall without stopping at Splendora; their gelato is the best I've ever tasted. A small cup is just the right size for me. My favorite is Espresso, my husband loves mango. It's fun to just try a few tastes and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wallacks
Reviewed 6 August 2018

I've never had better gelato anywhere and although the flavor selection is fabulous, I'm stuck on coconut/mango combo almost every time. I'm a local and have to discipline myself from too regular visits but once a week is allowed;-)

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank whatawonderful1
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Great quality gelato in reasonable portion sizes, but priced a little high. Lots of interesting flavors. Staff is friendly and will provide samples to try. Cute, colorful shop!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Runesong
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The quality of the gelato was good however, the portions of what you received were extremely small. I talking amazingly small. When I heard that they had waffle cones, I imagined what one would normally expect but these were the size of what a person...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Volleyball4
Reviewed 11 July 2018

10 of us went in to get our dessert on and we were not disappointed! We had lots of flavors to choose from but the chocolate with hazelnut was a group favorite! The cups seem small but its rich and fills you up!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank 313troy
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Very good gelato, cups should be larger to hold the scoops, samples available. Good place to cool off.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Richard M
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We discovered Splendora years ago and we keep going back. This trip we only had time for one visit but it was worth it. Enjoy!

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Jazzcat02
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Must stop into this fantastic gelato spot! The gelato was among the best I have ever had. Friendly folks working, and some great spaces to sit and enjoy your treat! A great find on the Downtown Mall.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 317 E Main St, Charlottesville, VA 22902-5233
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-296-8555
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