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Gelateria Veneta

#6 of 42 Dessert in Lucca
Certificate of Excellence
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Via Vittorio Veneto 74, 55100, Lucca, Italy
+39 0583 467037
11:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Fri 11:00 - 22:30
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Malia, Greece
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97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was a little disappointed that they used a scoop rather than a spatula here but the ice cream was nice. Run and almond is good and very light, dark chocolate and normal chocolate rich and tasty. Be aware that they charge by the cup/cone size and not by scoop so choose flavours accordingly. Price is ok 2.20EUR per small... More 

Thank krezie23
West Jordan, Utah
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160 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

This was our first visit to a gelateria in Italy and it made a good impression upon my kids. They were all able to try 4 flavors and we all agreed the fruit flavors were very tasty. I wish there had been more seating inside since it was a rainy evening the night we were there, but normally it would... More 

Thank wishesUT
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Very tasty ice creams - Yoghurt/sorbet/cream. They have signs to say gluten free dairy free etc. I saw lots of locals stopping to buy a cone from here. There is a little place to sit if you want to get away from cold/rain but no view. Better to walk with the cone. 4 scoops for 2.70 euro in a cone... More 

Thank Barbara A
Essen, Germany
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

went there because of the reviews on tripadvisor and was seriously disappointed. I had a small cup (and very small indeed it was, I have to add). The chocolate ice cream was all right, although nothing special, but the fruit tiramisu flavour was just horrible: way too sweet and tasted so artificial, I ate only two spoons before throwing away... More 

Thank zinn0ber
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181 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

We liked the superb quality of the icecream - the Tiramisu was especially fluffy and a culinary delight. The presence of the owner telling us that the Gelateria is family run since 1927 was a further confidence builder that we made the right choice. There are two Gelaterias Veneta in Lucca. One closer to the train station (mentioned here) and... More 

Thank Rudi S
Schaumburg, Illinois
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29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Yes, I ordered a small for 2 euro. The cup was 2 inches in diameter and 2 inches deep. Ok, fine. But after I left the store, that little cup was also Half hollow!!! Rip off!

Thank Hellenictraveler
London, United Kingdom
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639 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This was our treat for walking the walls of Lucca, and it fit the bill perfectly! Plenty of flavours, including Italian classics like tiramisu and Nutella, you can't go wrong! Do yourself a favour and stop by at least once!

Thank MFC31
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175 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We stopped for a gelato before getting on the train after touring the walled city of Lucca. This gelateria has a large selection and luscious flavors. The four of us shared tastes of each selection we chose on the walk back. A taste of Italy: gelato is a must try.

Thank BellaTavares
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This gelateria is a must to visit when you are in Lucca. I have tried fig, Rocher, rum, hazelnut: all were very good. The cornet was also good finally. Medium size is 4 (smallish) balls for 2.7 EUR.

Thank kosag
Cairo, Egypt
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

This is by far the best Gelato I've had after trying several places in Milan, Florence and Pisa. This is an absolute must when in Lucca!

Thank Youssef K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via Vittorio Veneto 74, 55100, Lucca, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Lucca  >  Lucca
  • Phone Number: +39 0583 467037

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?