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Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

468 State Street, Madison, WI
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Ranked #191 of 821 restaurants in Madison
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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- May 18, 2014
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English first
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Definitely good ice cream. We had three small one scoop items...cames to over $12. I will probably return...but might try a diff place first.

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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

This not for the faint if heart. Rich ice cream loaded with pure genius combinations. New favorite is "this $#!/ just got serious" with salted Carmel ice cream, fudge ripples, and cashews. They let you sample, it's hard to choose with all the options. While it's the best stuff on earth, one-scoop is enough.

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126 reviews 126 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Their Mackinac Island Fudge is to die for. Selections are very good and quality high. There are a number of outlets around the area. Unfortunately, not all flavors are found at all stores. We live on the West side and must travel to East Madison for our favorite. We have asked them to carry another flavor but thus far no... More

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Urbana, Illinois
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68 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Perfect way to end our trip. Got a tasty, coconut almond shake and my wife got a waffle cone with chocolate. Staff are so nice and patient and float from side to side making sure everyone gets served, ask for a sample if needed.

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Madison, WI
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6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Boils down to this - "Single" cone = 2 scoops of ice cream. "Double" = 4 scoops of ice cream. Want 2 different flavors? You need to purchase 4 scoops of ice cream. 4 scoops is a long way into a Pint of ice cream, and is way too much, and expensive. The owners want you to get 4 scoops... More

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We stopped off in Madison on our way to Portage, Wisconsin specifically to try the ice cream at the Chocolate Shoppe. We missed the State Street location and ended up stopping at the Fordem Avenue location. They have a variety of flavors we had never seen, including "Fat Elvis" and "Kitty Kitty Bang Bang." The portion sizes were more than... More

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Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I was impressed by the selection-including yogurt, no sugar added and soy varieties. However, I was disappointed that they did not have the ZOREO available which was what I was craving, Nevertheless, I had the Espresso Almond Fudge which was delicious! I will definitely be back when visiting Madison!

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madison, Wisconsin
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013 via mobile

I know that food service workers want to close on time, but the last 3 times I have visited, they cannot be bothered to stop sweeping to ring up a pint of ice cream (20 minutes to 15 minutes before closing). They also will not acknowledge customers. Make sure you allow plenty of time to wait in line while being... More

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Lomira, Wisconsin
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33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2013

Not only is the ice cream amazing, but the bowls are too! Waffle bowls, dipped in chocolate. Wonderful selection of ice cream, yogurt, no sugar added ice cream, and soy.

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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

The ice cream here is dense, creamy and most importantly not too cold. The freezer temps are set to keep the ice cream at a nice texture, but not too cold so that it's rock hard or icy. In terms of flavors, any of them will make your taste buds happy, however the Zanzibar Chocolate will make you wish you... More

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