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Cold Fusion Gelato

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389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
(401) 849-6777
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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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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
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
Fantastic Flavors and Staff

Loved the fun of selecting which three scoops to fill a medium cup. The delightful young woman at the counter was eager to help us and offered small taste samples until we picked our favorites. The blueberry plum lavender was amazing and well matched with the Fuji fruit and chocolate raspberry. But... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
creativecrew
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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  • Families with children
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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Loved the fun of selecting which three scoops to fill a medium cup. The delightful young woman at the counter was eager to help us and offered small taste samples until we picked our favorites. The blueberry plum lavender was amazing and well matched with the Fuji fruit and chocolate raspberry. But my favorite was the combination of chocolate Valencia... More 

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Newport, Rhode Island
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

My family and I enjoyed a great cold treat. The service was excellent and the gelato even better. The staff was very friendly and offered us samples of any flavor. Great product and great service. Worth the walk down lower Thames

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Canton, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We researched Cold Fusion Gelato online before giving it a try, and it was excellent! They had a wide variety of flavors, and everything looked amazing! I would definitely recommend giving this a try to anyone that's in Newport. Excellent Gelato!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

They let you taste the flavored before you buy and they all tasted delicious. Going for a stroll with gelato was like being in Italy!

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
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110 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015 via mobile

Yes, Ben and Jerry's is right up the street and we did both over our stay but Cold Fusion had a much better selection and was much more generous with portion size (and price). Worth the stop on a hot day.

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Hopkinton, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The real deal gelato with creative, natural tasting flavors. Since all single scoops cost $4 these days, this was a good value since quality was great.

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New London, New Hampshire
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 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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5 reviews
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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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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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