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Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in

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Japanese, Californian, Dessert, Ice Cream
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3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
414-383-1784
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Custard Heaven

Leon's Milwaukee's scoop of heaven. Whether you like yours in a cone, dish, pint, quart or gallon this is the place for you. Oh, and did I mention when you buy 10 pints you get one free??? Eeeeveryone's a WINNER! The BEST Vanilla Custard in town hands down as well as Butter Pecan Custard with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 6, 2015
girltrippin63
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Wisconsin
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Wisconsin
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015 NEW

Leon's Milwaukee's scoop of heaven. Whether you like yours in a cone, dish, pint, quart or gallon this is the place for you. Oh, and did I mention when you buy 10 pints you get one free??? Eeeeveryone's a WINNER! The BEST Vanilla Custard in town hands down as well as Butter Pecan Custard with roasted salty crunchy, yes I... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Leon's is the original icon of Milwaukee custard stands. Even Gary Marshall used it as his inspiration for the "Happy Days" show. But on to the custard! Leon's features two standard, daily flavors of custard -- chocolate and vanilla. A third "flavor of the day" is also available. The frozen treats come in cones, sundaes, and take-home cartons. Every taste... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Whenever I'm in Milwaukee I always stop by Leon's for some frozen custard. If you haven't tried Leon's you are missing out. Whether it's a sunday, banana split, malt or just plain old frozen custard, Leon's is the BEST!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Leon's is my favorite custard stand in Milwaukee and the surrounding communities. They always have chocolate and vanilla and another flavor, which changes daily, available for cones and sundaes. They also have some of the daily flavors available in cartons to take home.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in opened for business on May 1, 1942. The building was remodeled in the early 50's and it is seen today as it was then. The business is still owned and operated by the original family. The main focus of the business is and always has been to serve the Freshest and Finest Frozen Custard available anywhere...and... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This is the best place for old time home-made custard in Milwaukee. It has the ambiance of ARNOLD'S of Happy Days fame and the prices are fantastic. This is truly a bargain and worth making it a destination for special occasions or just plain fun enjoying an ice cream cone worth the family. Try it..You won't be sorry and YOU'LL... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

longest line in the history of milwaukee it felt like but well worth it,every one in milwukee there that nite.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have had only desert eg, ice cream and the like, but in Milwaukee, ice cream is custard, and you won't be disappointed! Butter pecan is the best, Leon's is open year round, that's because it is delicious anytime!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I have been going to Leon's since I was a child. I grew up on this custard. We have had other custard businesses open up in the city, and NONE compare to Leon's!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

If you want a creamy, flavorful and delicious type of ice cream you just have to come to the place in Milwaukee that has had US Presidents stop by just for a lick of the sweet treat that Leon's offers. It's no just ice cream it's something that angles must eat in heaven. Milwaukee has a number of custard stands... More 

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Additional Information about Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in

Address: 3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
Phone Number: 414-383-1784
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 20
Cuisine: Japanese, Californian, Dessert, Ice Cream

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-383-1784

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Californian, Dessert, Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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