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Cold Fusion Gelato

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389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
+1 401-849-6777
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Larchmont, New York
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Lots of flavor so, both dairy and non-dairy. Convent location, reasonably priced. I would definitely return.

Thank Pfj21
new jersey
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

They offer samples so you can pick your favorite. The portions are big enough for 2 to share a small. The flavors were delicious. They tasted just like what we had in Italy!

Thank jaynebear
Randolph, NJ
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

We got medium size gelato which were huge. Two of us could have shared one. Very tasty and lots of favors to choose from. They have sorbet as well and outdoor seating.

Thank rdebrito
Tiverton, Rhode Island
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120 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Nice little shop in the heart of downtown Newport. Not easily accessible if your just taking a trip to get gelato as the parking situation is horrible. There are meters and pricy "pay to park" lots. Back to the shop though... excellent variety of flavors and great taste. On our visit they only had cups as the cones were sold... More 

Thank ffdjp78
Wading River, New York
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399 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Stopped here after dinner. So many varieties to choose from and the amount you are given was over the top!

Thank dennis1027
Ocala, Fl
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 1, 2016

We were Ithere last Saturday & for the fourth time they did not have Stracciatella. I love Stacchi, bad habit I picked up in Rome. Butter pecan was good, Love going back to Cold Fusion.

Thank jrm128
Bristol, Rhode Island
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124 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

We visited the Newport location for the first time this past weekend. We had purchased their pint size Gelato from Whole Foods, and enjoyed it very much. But even though we live fairly close to Newport, and visit frequently, we had not previously been to their Thames Street store. We were blown away with the flavor choices and with the... More 

Thank Pa55w
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340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

A nice gelato/sorbet place on Thames Street. The sorbet is excellent. Each item tastes like fresh peaches, blood orange, etc. Done perfectly. The gelato leave something to be desired. While good, it was missing something. The chocolate almond was okay, the peanut butter average. Still better than most "ice cream" places, for gelato it was average. Go for the sorbet!

Thank frugalarnie
Canaan, New Hampshire, United States
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

Best gelato I have ever had. Really great value. Truly tasted fresh, and was served in an equally fresh waffle cone.

Thank Mary C
Westport, Connecticut
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67 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Peanut butter gelato with brownie dough chunks. UNREAL! 'nuff said (but apparently I need to get to 100 characters....)

Thank Michael B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
  • Location: United States  >  Rhode Island (RI)  >  Newport
  • Phone Number: +1 401-849-6777

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