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Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in

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3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
414-383-1784
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lines might be long when you arrive but they move quick and are well worth the short wait. Make sure you bring cash though as they do not accept plastic. You will not find any better custard in Milwaukee. Enjoy, you'll be back for sure!

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Thank Kelly S
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The best in the USA.... Fast service with care to make sure the order is correct. The hot dogs are good the sandwiches also... Thw kids love it..

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Thank mschneider2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Custard so rich and creamy. A Milwaukee must! Tried the hot fudge sundae with pecans, wow. So much better than ice cream hands down. Should have tried it with butter pecan custard.

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Thank Susan P
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Love the custard. Just be prepared to wait a few minutes because it's usually very busy. Still worth the wait.

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Thank Araceli G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Best custard on the planet ! Friendly service and great atmosphere Even though it always seems crowded, the staff keeps the lines moving . When in Milwaukee, it's a must !!!

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Thank Jbierbach
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Nothing taste as great as a butter pecan custard from Leon's!!! I've been coming here since I'm a child, I moved away and it would be one of the places on my list to visit. Now I'm back and it's still a wonderful treat!

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Thank Loida V
New Berlin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Throwback drive-up frozen custard stand. Neon lights, a blast from the past...and a must for hot summer nights. If you've never had frozen custard, you need to try it. The smoothest, creamiest ice cream you've ever tasted. Warning...it is NOT low-fat! Go ahead and cheat...it's worth it!

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Thank D K
Milwaukee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

When the weather is steamy just stop by and you will be with a gazillion other people! What a great place to meet up with other families or meet other folks.

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Thank Nancy C
Greenfield, WI
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Outstanding. Best custard in Milwaukee. Try the strawberry sundae with pecans!!! A Milwaukee institution. Hot dogs are fair, but that's NOT what you are there for!!! Enjoy!

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Thank 11Rebecca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is a once in a lifetime experience. Open for decades. Presidential visits. The butter pecan is the most famous flavor but you can't go wrong with any. Grab a scoop or go all out with the famous Leon's special with extra pecans...you won't be disappointed! Step back into the 1950's and throw on your Happy Day's costume to meet... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Fast Food
Meals
Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee
  • Phone Number: 414-383-1784

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