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5924 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2165
14:00 - 21:00
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Fri - Sat 14:00 - 22:30
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Chicago, Illinois
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We stopped at Cold Spoons on are recent Pizza Tour with Milwaukee Food Tours. Gelatos are made fresh on site. Lots of unusual flavors to try.

Thank frederick300
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

I enjoy stopping by and getting gelato especially on a hot summer day. I frequent on Tuesdays when you can upgrade. My favorite flavor it salted caramel.

Thank Marie B
Sussex, Wisconsin
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142 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We stopped here after dinner at Meritage. The service was good, and the gelato reminded us of Italy.

Thank svowels
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

It's like 5 bucks for about 3 ounces of ice cream. And the place kind of smells like rancid chemicals or something. Not toxic or overwhelming, but the air doesn't seem like clean indoor air. It was really stuffy like they don't have AC. All the gelato and sorbets look enticing behind the glass case, but after that it's downhill.... More 

Thank Klaibs
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Visited Cold Spoons, with friends (including kids) for the first time this past weekend. I was very impressed with the variety of flavors of gelato and sorbet. They have standard flavors (like Chocolate, Strawberry, Mint Chocolate Oreo), but also some 'out there' creative flavors like a Beet sorbet! There was also Red Orange, 'Fat Elvis' (a chocolate, peanut butter, banana... More 

Thank MilwaukeeMutti
Mantorville, Minnesota
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303 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

Easy to overlook, this small gelato shop tucked away in a residential neighborhood serves outstanding gelato and sorbetto. Their gelato is made on-site, and it is amazing. My family has tried 12 of their flavors and have yet to find one that isn't an incredible delight. If you are in the area, seek this shop out. You will not regret... More 

Thank Bill K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016

There are about two dozen flavors so that the problem is choosing among them. The staff is very friendly and you can either buy pints to go or eat there or both. I particularly like the pink grapefruit, the passion fruit, the mint straciatella, and the chocolate.

Thank Jerry B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

We love Cold Spoons! They have fantastic, ever-changing flavors. They also are very good to our neighborhood!

Thank Beth W
West Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

The service was really good, we were offered many cheerful tastes before we settled in on some truly yummy selections. My only disappointment was there was nothing chocolate on the menu when we went!

Thank Kim F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Cold Spoons is my favorite spot for gelato in the Milwaukee metro area. The portions are generous, and the flavors are fresh, authentic and numerous--always plenty to choose from, and they are hard choices, too! The last time I stopped in, after seeing a movie at the Times Cinema just down the block, I had Tiramisu and Roasted Almond, a... More 

Thank Marilyn P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 20:00
14:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 21:00
14:00 - 22:30
14:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5924 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2165
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 4147279457

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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?