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Coolato Gelato

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524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-971-5449
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect for a summer refresher but a bit pricey (especially if you order a gelato cake). It also has delicious savory lunch/snack options (sandwiches and quiches).

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Thank GypsyvolTraveler
Knoxville, Tennessee
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a brisk walk down Gay Street I stopped in for a quick lunch. What a deal! Full bowl of soup, Small sandwich, fruit cup and dessert at an affordable price. The service was exceptional and the food delicious for a simple lunch

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Thank Kim B
Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an Affogato with macaroon gelato and it was perfect! Hit the spot. Lovely little place, and not too crowded at lunchtime on a Saturday.

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Thank jenabbo
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

This place was adorable. A little girly-sparkles for my taste, but charming none the less. The gelato was superb, we loved the dark chocolate and affogato (with teramiso gelato). We're so glad we came here for a first date, so worth it!

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Thank JayReneeOffl
Knoxville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in on a cold night for hot chocolate. Delicious treat! Gelato is pretty awesome, too! I highly recommend this place.

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Thank Tom P
Alcoa, Tennessee
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65 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I cannot tell you how many times we have walked by this restaurant when we are downtown and never gone in. We always say we should but typically time doesn't permit. Thank goodness we visited last week!! The gelato was absolutely delicious and the hot chocolate was amazing!! We took some tiramisu to-go for my husband and he raved about... More 

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Thank csands33
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went specifically to try a canoli. Unfortunately, I have a cinnamon allergy and could not eat mine, my husband said his was good. We both loved the French press coffee though! The staff was very friendly and the building was clean. We would visit again.

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Thank Jamie17587
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We have visited Coolato Gelato several times. They have nice sandwiches and delicious soup. The presentation of their gelato is good and we've enjoyed the flavors that we tried. Staff isn't the warmest and fuzziest in town, but it's a great lunch spot.

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Thank Michele J
Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Want the perfect treat after a movie or play? Drop by and get some delicious gelato. Knoxville's best. You can even get it to go!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

It was my birthday. We just played golf. It was hot in October. Coolato was just the place. The inside is well decorated so that you feel special and privileged just to be there in the cool air conditioning. Many cakes are laid out before you. And then you come to the gelato cooler. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-971-5449

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