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Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

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468 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whilst Babcock ice cream is great, this place is the best ice cream I have ever had. It's been there for as long as I can remember. The ice cream is served at exactly the perfect temp.

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Thank EventingDad
Viroqua, Wisconsin
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere! Amazing caramel apples. Hand dipped ice cream. The smells are amazing. A nice walk from the Overature Center after a show or art exhibit.

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Thank Lori M
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Good variety of flavors. Chocolate choices especially good. Made fresh. Several unique and interesting combinations

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Thank Galvan O
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47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to get ice cream with a variety of options. The dark chocolate was amazing and incredibly rich. The negative for this was the actual space and service. The cashier seemed to be bothered/disgruntled and didn't seem to be in the mood to serve anyone, but that would be half a negative. What makes this only... More 

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Thank Steven S
Clarkston, Michigan
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185 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

We went here after dinner to get an ice cream. They have a lot of yummy choices and some very unusual names. Some of the flavors have a lot of caffeine in them and the server pointed that out to me. Yummy ice cream and great service!

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Thank Shannon M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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170 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Stopped in late on a Saturday night on a game day weekend...long line, but worth the wait for the Zanzibar chocolate ice cream. To. Die. For. Stop in. Wait in line. You will not be sorry.

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Thank Sherry G
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

...you always have to have their dairy! Cheese, ice cream, anything to spoil yourself! Chocolate Shoppe was fun because their flavors are humorously named (I had "The Exhausted Parent" which is bourbon spiked espresso ice cream with chocolate chunks). Quick stop but well worth it!

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Thank WarriorChick516
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417 reviews
314 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our favorite ice cream in the area. We love the Mackinaw Island Fudge. Wonderful creamy texture with loads of chocolate. Fudge also available. You will have no difficulty finding a flavor that will meet your cravings and desire. There are a number of shoppes located around Madison. If you desire fine ice cream, finding your way to Chocolate Shoppe is... More 

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Thank GiseppeGord
Hudson, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

As a native New Yorker, everything is compared to Carvel, but this place doesn't do soft serve. Which is ok by me. Their espresso ice cream is creamy and rich with full bodied coffee flavor. A great mouth feel...full fat. I compared it to Kilwins which puts chocolate chunks in its coffee ice cream. Gasp! No comparison. Kilwins was more... More 

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Thank kanderson89
Wisconsin
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96 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Perfect mixtures of deliciousness with no corners cut! Their ice cream is supreme. I love the sign that warns customers about the quality of their ingredients. If you are looking for low fat and fat free sugar substitutes, don't eat their ice cream. This is the real deal and worth every penny!

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Thank WisconsinChristi

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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