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Cold Spoons

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5924 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2165
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sussex, Wisconsin
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96 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here after dinner at Meritage. The service was good, and the gelato reminded us of Italy.

Thank svowels
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

It's like 5 bucks for about 3 ounces of ice cream. And the place kind of smells like rancid chemicals or something. Not toxic or overwhelming, but the air doesn't seem like clean indoor air. It was really stuffy like they don't have AC. All the gelato and sorbets look enticing behind the glass case, but after that it's downhill.... More 

Thank Klaibs
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited Cold Spoons, with friends (including kids) for the first time this past weekend. I was very impressed with the variety of flavors of gelato and sorbet. They have standard flavors (like Chocolate, Strawberry, Mint Chocolate Oreo), but also some 'out there' creative flavors like a Beet sorbet! There was also Red Orange, 'Fat Elvis' (a chocolate, peanut butter, banana... More 

Thank MilwaukeeMutti
Mantorville, Minnesota
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259 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Easy to overlook, this small gelato shop tucked away in a residential neighborhood serves outstanding gelato and sorbetto. Their gelato is made on-site, and it is amazing. My family has tried 12 of their flavors and have yet to find one that isn't an incredible delight. If you are in the area, seek this shop out. You will not regret... More 

Thank Bill K
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2016

There are about two dozen flavors so that the problem is choosing among them. The staff is very friendly and you can either buy pints to go or eat there or both. I particularly like the pink grapefruit, the passion fruit, the mint straciatella, and the chocolate.

Thank Jerry B
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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105 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

We love Cold Spoons! They have fantastic, ever-changing flavors. They also are very good to our neighborhood!

Thank Beth W
West Lafayette, Indiana
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The service was really good, we were offered many cheerful tastes before we settled in on some truly yummy selections. My only disappointment was there was nothing chocolate on the menu when we went!

Thank Kim F
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Cold Spoons is my favorite spot for gelato in the Milwaukee metro area. The portions are generous, and the flavors are fresh, authentic and numerous--always plenty to choose from, and they are hard choices, too! The last time I stopped in, after seeing a movie at the Times Cinema just down the block, I had Tiramisu and Roasted Almond, a... More 

Thank Marilyn P
Tuscany, Italy
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262 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We were both very pleasantly surprised. It tasted like being in Italy. As soon as we saw the pistachio gelato, and saw it was tan instead of neon green, we knew we were in the right place. We loved the rich, authentic taste of both the pistachio and the roasted almond, which we got to go. We had half lemon... More 

Thank GattoViziato
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

This place has great gelato. Everyone loves theirs and so did I. This is a great alternative to ice cream and they have a wide variety of flavors.

Thank Ethandawg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5924 W Vliet St, Milwaukee, WI 53208-2165
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 4147279457

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