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Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato

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5166 N. Nevada Ave., Suite100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-599-9800
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Gourmet ice cream and gelato made fresh daily! Rated in the top 10 in...
Gourmet ice cream and gelato made fresh daily! Rated in the top 10 in nation by Forbes Traveller. Featured on Fox News and in the "Best of the Springs". Locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks. Ice cream cakes, take-out pints, shakes, candy, and Italian imports. Semi-private room with fireplace, enclosed outdoor grass play area, and patio seating. Call to schedule a tour or birthday party. Group, military, and student discounts available.
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  • 26
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  • 8
    Very good
  • 6
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Beat the Heat with Gelato

What a treat to beat the heat of a hot summer evening. Interesting flavours to choose from but if you have a favourite, don't depend on it being available the next time you visit as they change the menu often. You never know, you might find a new favourite.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
LeslieBGallagher
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

What a treat to beat the heat of a hot summer evening. Interesting flavours to choose from but if you have a favourite, don't depend on it being available the next time you visit as they change the menu often. You never know, you might find a new favourite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The gelato was great. Haven't tried the ice cream yet...then again, why would you eat ice cream if they offer gelato. The gelato selection was small, but still offered enough to choose from.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I've been there 3 times in the recent past. The last time I had 'Carmelized Orange" gelato. It was the first time I've seen that offered anywhere. I love trying new things. It was delicious. They also offfered a lot of other flavors of gelato, ice cream and coffee. I brought a friend and we both enjoyed it very much.... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Family and I were visiting Colorado Springs. Ice cream was very good (especially the homemade toffee topping), but service was amazing. Thanks to the personable, young woman with the blue hair (sorry, we didn't catch your name).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

My guest mentioned her childhood memory of raspberry ice cream so we searched the cases for flavors. After tasting the lemon raspberry gelato, she ordered two scoops. And when the bowl accidentally slipped off the counter onto the floor, the servers cheerily scooped up two more for her at no charge. Great flavors to choose from in both ice cream... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Just found this place and the ice cream and service was very, very good. Like most gourmet ice cream places, it's not the cheapest ice cream around, but the lady serving us let us try as many flavors as we wanted before ordering. Excellent choices. Our favorite was the Chocolate Orange Crunch...the Aztec with a hint of cayenne pepper was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had ice cream here in June 2015. It is situated in a strip area with a lot of traffic. There were few parking spaces but the store was not extremely busy. It's a nice place for ice cream. There is a large indoor seating area and the staff were extremely nice.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We were on vaca in Colorado Springs and found this place via Trip Advisor! Cute, clean place! Good amount of seating inside and out. The lady working when we went in asked if it was our first time, we told her yes! She explained everything to us and was more than generous with samples. Which is so nice bc some... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

After a long day of travel, my husband and I both just wanted something sweet, and we decided to visit this ice cream place. Definitely a great idea-- it was delicious! I had one with caramel, molasses, ginger snaps, and Jack Daniels that was so creamy... my husband loved his as well. Parking can be a bit difficult as it's... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Great customer service and cozy and inviting atmosphere. Went here with a friend for a late night treat. We enjoyed chatting in the back corner, which has the atmosphere of a coffee shop. We were able to sample several choices before deciding on our selections of gelato. Very yummy! I was curious how the pistachio one tasted, and they didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5166 N. Nevada Ave., Suite100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
  • Phone Number: 719-599-9800

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 6
  • Cuisine: Italian, Cafe

Description

Gourmet ice cream and gelato made fresh daily! Rated in the top 10 in nation by Forbes Traveller. Featured on Fox News and in the "Best of the Springs". Locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks. Ice cream cakes, take-out pints, shakes, candy, and Italian imports. Semi-private room with fireplace, enclosed outdoor grass play area, and patio seating. Call to schedule a tour or birthday party. Group, military, and student discounts available.
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm

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