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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” (150 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 2 days ago

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

Thank Larry S
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We stopped in on our way to the Vols softball game. We tried the strawberry, lemon cookie and the cappuccino flavors. Very generous portions. They also have cute pastries as well.

Thank chefkristie
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Went next door from Hyatt Place to grab some gelato. I got a medium based on the size of the container, but had no idea how high they would pile it up! I loved the tiramisu and even more the peanut butter and chocolate. Next...More

Thank Stephintexas
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

I recently won a contest at my work and was awarded a coolato gelato gift card. I called ahead to find out what type of soups they were serving that day. When I arrived and ordered my choice I was told that it was not...More

Thank Elizabeth S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We enjoyed a quick trip for Gelato right before closing. It was a great treat. I had the strawberry and it was delicious.

Thank bcfritch
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

My daughter and I enjoyed this place for a celebratory event. The location is great, a little hard to find parking, (to be expected). The gelato was perfect. My daughter had chocolate, and I ventured out with the Aztec (dark chocolate with cayenne pepper). My...More

Thank Amanda K
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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, Outdoor Seating
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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