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Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato

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Italian, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream
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5166 N. Nevada Ave., Suite100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
719-599-9800
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
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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  • 6
    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
Excellent ice cream and gelato!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2015
Mark L
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
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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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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Clinton, Connecticut
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Small unassuming storefront in a larger mall-like setting. Friendly helpful folks dishing out homemade ice-cream (I didn't try the gelato) - what more do you need to know. We were visiting the area, and all 4 of us were glad we found this place!

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Colorado Springs, CO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

Went here with some friends. Walked in 10 minutes before they were closing ! There was 6 people in the store and promptly at 9:30 pm the man behind the counter announced that they were closing and thank you for coming. I guess that was our cue to leave ! I had a scoop of gelato and wanted it on... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Stopped here for a quick dessert after dinner downtown. It is located in a busy shopping area by the college. Overall it was a very quaint shop with neat decor but the busyness of the area kind of ruined it for us. The gelato was your normal gelato. Nothing crazy or special. The staff was very friendly. We would probably... More 

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West Valley City, Utah, Usa
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94 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I stopped by here cause I love gelato and lived in Italy where it's everywhere. This is some of the worst gelato I ever had. Find somewhere else to go. The flavors did not taste what they were suppose to be.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My husband and I stopped in for a late night snack while on vacation from Florida. It was delicious! Definitely recommend you try the caramel apple pie ice cream:)

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Additional Information about Glacier Homemade Ice Cream & Gelato

Address: 5166 N. Nevada Ave., Suite100, Colorado Springs, CO 80918
Phone Number: 719-599-9800
Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  El Paso County  >  Colorado Springs
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
Average Prices: USD 3 - 6
Cuisine: Italian, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream

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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, Coffee Shop, Dessert, Ice Cream

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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