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Cold Fusion Gelato

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389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-6777
Today
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

Had the Salted Caramel and Hazelnut which were really tasty! The staff is really helpful and portions are large-ish for the price. Definitely a nice place to stop and people watch.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Nick H
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  • Families with children
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New London, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

gelato was good, but did not have the flavor punch that I am used to with gelato. prices were moderate $5 for a medium which was almost a large. nothing special to write home about, but was a good choice on a hot day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Had the Salted Caramel and Hazelnut which were really tasty! The staff is really helpful and portions are large-ish for the price. Definitely a nice place to stop and people watch.

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Waterford, NY
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

They had a maple habanero flavor. I was begging people to try it so I could watch their faces lol. After sampling 4 or 5 flavors, I settled on 1 scoop peach, 1 scoop ginger, and it was yummy but I think I would have gone all ginger next time. I have to give a shout out to the staff... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a great stop. The Gelato is fabulous and there are so many unique flavor combinations to choose from. I would highly recommend the maple habanero.

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RHODE ISLAND
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

a nice stop for this ice cream like item is sold in different flavors. more dense than regular ice cream it is an italian version of ice cream. a little more expensive than its big brother it has a great flavor. I like it in a cup.

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Dunedin, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

You are bound to find a flavor you'll like - I left with blueberry-lavender, pumpkin, and maple-habanero. The staff seem to be happy to work and enjoy letting you sample as many flavors as you want. The manager gave me his card and told me to give him a call if the store was closed (they have unusual hours -... More 

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Belleville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Stopped by on a Saturday night. There are a lot of flavors and you can try samples. I got the blackberry and my husband got the blueberry lavender. They were the best! The guy at the counter was friendly and seemed to like what he was doing.We tried to stop the next night but they were closed :(

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Went each night for our dessert rather than at restaurant. really enjoyed. wide choice of flavors. recommend highly

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This place has excellent customer service to help you choose which of their dozens of absolutely delicious flavors of gelato and ices suit your palate.

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Shelton, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a great place to stop and have a nice cup of some excellent gelato to break up all the walking you tend to do up and down Thames St. I had an excellent cup of "dark chocolate & sea salt" gelato and I have to say, I thought it was outstanding, and would definitely get it again. Nice... More 

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Additional Information about Cold Fusion Gelato

Address: 389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
Phone Number: (401) 849-6777
Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: (401) 849-6777

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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