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Coolato Gelato

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524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
+1 865-971-5449
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10:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I went specifically to try a canoli. Unfortunately, I have a cinnamon allergy and could not eat mine, my husband said his was good. We both loved the French press coffee though! The staff was very friendly and the building was clean. We would visit again.

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Thank Jamie17587
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have visited Coolato Gelato several times. They have nice sandwiches and delicious soup. The presentation of their gelato is good and we've enjoyed the flavors that we tried. Staff isn't the warmest and fuzziest in town, but it's a great lunch spot.

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Thank Michele J
Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Want the perfect treat after a movie or play? Drop by and get some delicious gelato. Knoxville's best. You can even get it to go!!

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1 Thank TennesseeBear
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98 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

It was my birthday. We just played golf. It was hot in October. Coolato was just the place. The inside is well decorated so that you feel special and privileged just to be there in the cool air conditioning. Many cakes are laid out before you. And then you come to the gelato cooler. The staff was very friendly and... More 

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2 Thank Aaron M
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my fiancée wanted a cool treat and after walking around my good eye spotted the sign. The smoothie was delicious definitely worth the money and although I was to cheap to spring for the cheesecake that was $6 or 8 (can't remember ) it looked delicious. Overall, good smoothie * we saw a critter when we were leaving... More 

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1 Thank Jeanetta C
Knoxville, Tennessee
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Well, the gelato is amazing, rich, creamy, intense flavors... And they have a drink they call an affogato; espresso with two scoops of gelato... And they do have delicious light food, sandwiches, salads, quiches, and pastry. But please do leave room for gelato. Counter service; inside and outside tables. Very casual. Can be long lines at peak times, i.e., warm... More 

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2 Thank Sundancersmom
Windsor, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Walking in, it seemed like just another modern gelato place with modern day high prices. But that's when you start to notice what makes this place different and not just another "yawner". Being a lover of sorbets, they have a large selection to try from. And many I did. The quality of their sorbets and gelatos were as expected; excellent.... More 

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1 Thank Robert J
Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Great gelato with many flavors to choose from. Wonderful staff and service. Cookies were great as well!!!!

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Thank Malinda68
Corydon, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

can you say out standing!!! was in heaven, the let you sample 3 then pick what you would like, I loved them all.

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Thank lamoberly68
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

This small Knoxville restaurant is located at 524 South Gay Street. The owner and chef has roots in Tuscany and creates wonderful panini sandwiches, salads, and soups - as well as delicious and beautifully displayed gelato flavors. Soups are made daily - favorites are Chicken Toscana and Tomato Basil. We live 25 miles away and frequently drive downtown to enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 524 South Gay Street, Knoxville, TN 37902
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-971-5449

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