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Coolato Gelato

524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
+1 865-971-5449
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (154 reviews)
“panini” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (26 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Soups
$$ - $$$
524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went in on a hot afternoon for a cup of gelato which was delicious and by the way they will mix two flavors in one size if you ask. They also has other desserts that were very reasonably priced so much so that if we...More

Thank Tldaniels
Reviewed 5 days ago

They have the most wonderful fresh food. Very clean place. Wonderful soups, sandwiches and outstanding Gelato!

Thank 87daled
Reviewed 6 days ago

I use to go all the time & get the lunch special which included a small sandwich, soup, fruit, & dessert for only $10 (this includes tax). There are no lunch specials now & they have changed the recipes for the soups. The soups were...More

Thank Lynskie85
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were walking around with friends & decided on a treat. Lots of flavors to chose from. We each had the smallest cup. There were 4 of us. It was $20 for 4 little cups. I was very surprised but paid. Service was friendly.

Thank ALAN W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has always been one of my favorite downtown places for lunch, but it's not as good as it used to be. The caprese panini lacks flavor (2 times). The cookie I stopped by for one evening was stale. The back patio tables had not...More

Thank ekellis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spicy chocolate gelato. What more can I say. Friendly service, reasonable prices. Yummy for the tummy.

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This place was OK in terms of appearance, but the owner was not particularly attentive, speaking loudly on the phone... lost some style points on that. The ice cream that I ordered (piña coconut sorbet) had the flavor on the pineapple and the coconut, but...More

Thank Town P
Reviewed 14 May 2018

We were strolling on this hot afternoon around market square and found this one to cool ourselves...small place with some seats inside & outside , moderate range of items, friendly folks and overall pleasantness ... I opted for the "all candy experience" and my son...More

Thank Ajithsworld
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were just walking and shopping when we found Coolato. Thought it a good idea for sunny afternoon. Gelatos were very good. European type flavor combos Kevin was very helpful Great coffee and I wish I got the young baker here because...More

Thank Seanjpc
Reviewed 20 April 2018

We visited the Coolato Gelato yesterday afternoon for a refreshing break, and it was just that. My wife ordered the Blueberry Lemon Basil gelato, and I had the Sour Apple gelato. Both were very good, and just what we needed for a flavorful palate cleansing....More

Thank hsbvim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
9:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-971-5449
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What has the chef whipped up today?! Pastry chef and chocolatier Kevin Mader will wow you with his creative, made-in-house, authentic Italian gelatos, sorbettos (lactose-free and vegan-friendly), and pastries. We also offer Italy’s finest espresso, Illy, from our Simonelli espresso machine. Come let our chef delight your sweetie-senses or, for a full meal, dive into our paninis, salads, and multiple award-winning soups.
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