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5924 W Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI
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2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
If you can't get to Italy...

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 18, 2015
Marilyn P
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were both very pleasantly surprised. It tasted like being in Italy. As soon as we saw the pistachio gelato, and saw it was tan instead of neon green, we knew we were in the right place. We loved the rich, authentic taste of both the pistachio and the roasted almond, which we got to go. We had half lemon... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

This place has great gelato. Everyone loves theirs and so did I. This is a great alternative to ice cream and they have a wide variety of flavors.

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Milwaukee, wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My family loves going to Cold Spoons!! If you have a dairy issue, the sorbeto is a must... if you like to indulge, the gelato flavors are unbelievable! Tuesdays are a great day for a bargain!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

We stopped here during a Milwaukee Pizza Bus Tour. It was the perfect ending to our pizza-tasting escapade. The gelato servings are generous and the flavors are amazing. We were told all flavors are handmade - no goos or artificial flavors. My favorite was the almond, but I also enjoyed the caramel.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

The hand made gelato reminds us of our travels throughout Italy! AWESOME!! We backpacked from Rome through Venice with a few stops (via local train) between and LOVE the gelato at Cold Spoons as much as at any place in Italy!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013 via mobile

This is FANTASTIC gelato that mirrors gelato available throughout Itally! The owners / operators greet you with a smile and choose to both work & live in the area. they have state of the art displays / coolers and a cool modern vibe throughout. The gelato is so authentic (good) that its served at all the Bartolotta Restaurants. ENJOY!!!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

In my book, hard to beat a good dish of gelato. Cold Spoons has a decent variety of flavors to pick from. Even better, the young lady who helped us was super friendly, even tough we slipped in just shy of closing time. We'll definitely be back.

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Milwaukee, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

Cold Spoons...how do I love thee? Let me count the ways! 1. Your staff is always an adorably friendly mix of highscool aged kids...GOOD kids, too. Polite, patient, smiley. Major plus. 2. Cleanliness. The Gelato parlor has always been spotless, including the beautiful Italian gelato cases! 3. Design asthetic. Great use of colors and simplicity make for a really cool... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

We have been here a number of times over the past year and always like what we get. I love gelato and while there are a number of great gelato places 20-30 minutes away in the suburbs, I think Cold Spoons has the best gelato right in the city of Milwaukee area. They have a good variety of flavors -... More 

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Additional Information about Cold Spoons

Address: 5924 W Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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  • Address: 5924 W Vliet Street, Milwaukee, WI
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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