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Cold Fusion Gelato

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389 Thames St, Newport, RI 02840
(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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Ocala, Fl
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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109 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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499 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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38 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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39 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Love all the options they have. Samples are a must. Fabulous friendly local staff seem to love their jobs.

Thank Dbodemann
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

All favors crafted perfectly. They do run out of some favors get there early. Hours vary. Parking is impossible they should have runners out to your car like car hops for a minimum take away.

Thank Cheryl M
Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Pumpkin was excellent and a medium serving is very large! Very nice seats outside to watch everyone on a beautiful fall day.

Thank Ron22212
Petoskey, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Cute place. About 12 flavored to choose from. The fruit ones were very flavorful. I didn't think the chocolate ones were very rich. That said the cake batter was the best I've ever had!

Thank Shampoonah
Allentown, Pennsylvania
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267 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 via mobile

Loved the fun of selecting which three scoops to fill a medium cup. The delightful young woman at the counter was eager to help us and offered small taste samples until we picked our favorites. The blueberry plum lavender was amazing and well matched with the Fuji fruit and chocolate raspberry. But my favorite was the combination of chocolate Valencia... More 

Thank creativecrew

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good for
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: (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?