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Coolato Gelato

524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
+1 865-971-5449
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gelato” (130 reviews)
“panini” (17 reviews)
“sandwiches” (24 reviews)
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524 S Gay St, Knoxville, TN 37902-1540
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I work a few blocks from Coolato and eat there regularly. The food is delicious. A warning: you will immediately be faced with a glass case full of beautiful delicious baked goods like big freshly baked chocolate chip cookies and cannolis. Take four more steps...More

Thank ekellis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely, hands-down the best gelato ever. Great selection, friendly service, good time. Sidewalk tank we s in invite you to linger while your taste buds savor the memory of what they just experienced.

Thank redhead180
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I can only have sorbet as we cannot have milk. They have at least five different flavors (fruit and the dark chocolate) and they are AMAZING! The watermelon sorbet is my favorite. They also have other little desserts, soup, drinks, and some...More

Thank Ashley T
Reviewed 24 May 2017

While I've never had a meal here, I've been enjoying their gelato since they opened, several years ago. Next to gelato in Lucca, Italy, this is the best I've ever had!

Thank Cooley59
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I know this is an gelato place but I had the brownies. I did have a scoop of gelato on top. It was very good. I also tried the hot chocolate. Hint don't order the large unless you are sharing. It is very large. Very...More

Thank ladybell333
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Chose this spot because of the name contained "Gelato" but, after seeing the menu, we decided to have lunch with the gelato chaser. We had the Smoked Turkey Avocado & Cherry Tomato Chutney panini with a tiny fresh fruit cup and the Chicken Salad panini...More

Thank MotownMarshallFans
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stopped by Coolato Gelato on a gorgeous Sunday afternoon for lunch. We had a salad which was very fresh, a panini which I really enjoyed and a kids sandwich which was perfect for our six year old. There are a couple of table outside...More

Thank Craig K
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Really good gelato and so many other things offered. Stays pretty crowded but totally understand why. Highly recommend.

Thank maggiecmcgreevey
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Perfect for a summer refresher but a bit pricey (especially if you order a gelato cake). It also has delicious savory lunch/snack options (sandwiches and quiches).

Thank GypsyvolTraveler
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

After a brisk walk down Gay Street I stopped in for a quick lunch. What a deal! Full bowl of soup, Small sandwich, fruit cup and dessert at an affordable price. The service was exceptional and the food delicious for a simple lunch

Thank Kim B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
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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