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Coolato Gelato

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524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
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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Dearborn, Michigan
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We came here after walking around the Market Square and checking out the art in the park nearby. It was the perfect place to come after walking around in 90+ degree weather. Not only is the place adorable, the gelato is absolutely delicious! There were great flavor a to choose from that tasted great. They also had different coffee drinks... More 

Thank Dakota W
Madisonville, Tennessee
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102 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped by after dinner for some gelato. Amazing flavors and nice little shop. We will definitely be back.

Thank bkent7604
Knoxville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a not so big early dinner to leave room for gelato. Never disappointed here. The sorbetos are nice too.

Thank Halsie
Hilton Head, South Carolina
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44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coolato Gelato is the place to visit if you just want a cool, sweet treat after dinner or really anytime of day. Don't let the name fool you--Coolato Gelato offers more than just gelato. Do you want something less fattening? They offer sorbet. Want something to drink? Get a low-fat smoothie or one of many varieties of coffee offered. Want... More 

Thank Alex B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

they have amazing gelato and great options for sandwiches and salads as well. Tiny place but oh so good. Pineapple gelato is the best.

Thank pcr1202
Knoxville, Tennessee
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best gelato in town. Was is really nice is that you can get more than one flavor in cup or cone, so you don't have to decide on just one. If there is one downside it is the aroma from cooking that can get quite strong at times.

Thank FCdentist
Saint Charles, Illinois
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

Lots of varieties of gelato to choose from, and the quality was excellent. Reminded the family of our trip to,Rome.

Thank Art G
Knoxville, Tennessee
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70 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016 via mobile

And, well, one of my favorite places too, especially on a hot day. O.K., o.k., so it is great any day of the year...and did I mention that this is one of our favorite places? Try it!

Thank 4knots
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful flavors and fresh made daily. They offered to let us test which the kids loved. We tried a variety of flavors. I settled on Sundae which was a combination of vanilla ice cream with chocolate and strawberries. Grapefruit was great too. Peanut Butter Chocolate, Maple Pecan.

Thank Diana B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Great food made by owners who care. Everything from hot chocolate to sandwiches to gelato have all been top notch. Highly recommend.

Thank herewego1997

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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: 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?