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Nino & Friends

Closes in 5 min: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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oh my goodness if chocolate is your thing you REALLY need to go here, they tempt you shamelessly... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torquay, United Kingdom
Excellent chocolates and truffle products. Loads of samples.

There are 2 of these stores that I have found in Venice. They are super friendly. They are ready... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Derry, United Kingdom
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Located on the main street connecting Rialto to Piazza San Marco
Closes in 5 min
Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Salizada San Lio, 5576, 30122 Venice, Italy
+39 041 523 0526
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

oh my goodness if chocolate is your thing you REALLY need to go here, they tempt you shamelessly with a wide range of tastes and textures, biscuits, candies, chocolate and pesto...not cheap by any means, a fab gift to take home or better still......to eat...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JancyMonteiro
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are 2 of these stores that I have found in Venice. They are super friendly. They are ready just in the door to offer samples of their products for you to try. just walk in through their open door way. there is no pressure...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank manzag
Reviewed 6 November 2018

You can gorge yourself on a most amazing range of stuff here and put on many kilos in the process. They offer samples of just about everything in the shop, so you don't have to buy anything that you are not sure about. The limoncello...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ilmar T
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

Whether you buy or not, just eat everything. All products are so yummy. We bought a few things and we enjoy it when we arrive home. The lemoncello candy is nice.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sugijarta
Reviewed 22 October 2018

I am not sure how many times we stopped by here to try the samples. It is expensive to buy from here, but the range is very different from anywhere else. Excellent sweets

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 9 October 2018

There are several trays of chocolates, candies and cookies that the staff walk around with. There are also several truffle (tartufo) items you can sample!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kim B
Reviewed 29 September 2018

This little chocolate treasure in Venice is amazing! In a city where samples don't exist, this place marches to their own drum. They are seriously obsessed with free samples! I'm pretty sure their staff get big bonuses the more samples they give out. They literally...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ianschwey
Reviewed 24 August 2018

As soon as you walk into the the shop, you are welcomed by a beautiful aroma of coffee beans and a lovely shop assistant offering to try some of their samples. This continues until you cannot eat anymore! When I walked into the shop to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JessieJA
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Must visit. Really neat selection of chocolate, coffee, candies, gourmet truffle and pasta sauces. The unique thing was the staff every 30 seconds would run around with free samples of products. I must have had like 6 different items. They run around and very loudly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Brandon Z
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Samples samples everywhere. You will want everything you taste. Checked out with so much edible goodness. Chocolate, Lemon, pesto, everything. I wish this was in my neighborhood but glad they're not.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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
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15 September 2018|
Response from Glynis407 | Reviewed this property |
We looked for them in London but didn’t find them. They do have an online store but have not ordered from them.
24 October 2017|
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Response from Lajollasal | Reviewed this property |
Yes. I awaiting the arrival. Shipping was pretty expensive since I ordered heavy coffee beans.