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Leon's Frozen Custard Drive-in

3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
+1 414-383-1784
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (122 reviews)
“sundae” (61 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (22 reviews)
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American, Fast food
3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Leon's is a time warp sort of place that evokes nostalgia for the drive in (not drive through) of the 1950s. The frozen custard is very good, and compares favorably with my favorite Gilles, and Kopp's, Kitt's, Northpoint and Culver's. The service is better at...More

Thank Rohan d
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Custard. Always a must when we are in the area. They have the best butter pecan in the area. Cash only. Well worth any wait

Thank Joanne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going here for 50+ years and the quality is always excellent. My favorite is the hot fudge sundae with pecans. Its so big I eat it in place of a meal.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Milwaukee's classic custard stand. Don't fret the lines, they move fast. The custard is outstanding at a fair price. It's no wonder people will get in line even in the cold winter months for a scoop of this goodness. Great Chili Dogs too!

Thank time43
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have not eaten Leon's sandwiches, nor any of their food; but the custard and especially the malts are the finest tasting I have ever had. Kopps is very good, yet when it comes to rich deep flavor, Leon's chocolate malts are unbeatable.

1  Thank intopiano
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normal food. I go for the nostalgia. Really good custard! It's a place I visit when I am in the old neighborhood or someone at St Luke's. Burgers and fries good and inexpensive. No seating per se. It's a drive in with window service only,...More

Thank wolfsunn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was well worth the visit. Have returned many times. The service and value will keep you coming back again and again.

Thank Bill V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leon's definitely has the best custard in town. Bring cash.They also have tasty sloppy joe sandwiches.

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

I could have rated this place two separate ways but product and customer service go hand in hand. The custard served here is excellent. Best custard not only in Milwaukee, but every where else I have been to which is all over the world. What...More

1  Thank prince_ricky
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Even in the cold of winter lines form at Leon's for a taste of its smooth, creamy frozen custard. Though several other custard-makers compete with Leon's in taste tests, this is the most authentic-looking spot, with a long history of delighting customers. The turtle sundae...More

Thank MBethany
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Sarah T
22 August 2015|
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Response from Milw42 | Property representative |
Yes, our frozen custard is Gluten Free.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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: +1 414-383-1784
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