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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 good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“frozen custard” (121 reviews)
“sundae” (61 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (22 reviews)
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3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not much to say other than retro authentic drive in with the best frozen custard I have EVER had!!!! Prices are phenomenal!! Service was quick. Off street parking. The only down side is that its located on what I felt was not the best part...More

Thank Chrissy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best spots in milwaukee for frozen yogurt, and a super fun environment. Get out of your car on a summer night and just enjoy the time with friends and family while having a sundae.

Thank Elle M
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The inspiration for Happy Day’s Arnold’s and mandatory campaign stop for presidential hopefuls, Leon’s is a local legend. A must for anyone coming through Milwaukee. The ambience is 1950’s retro, not due to a hip designer’s interpretation of the period, but because it was built...More

Thank 414margaret
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

They do have great custard and a lot of history in Milwaukee. However I still do hold a grudge over the owners comments about not allowing his employees to speak Spanish to the Spanish speaking customers.

Thank williamrY2766TI
Reviewed 10 November 2017

It is as old-school as it looks. The food is serviceable for a custard stand, but the custard itself (in a sundae or a cup or whatever) is simply amazing. If you've never been here, then you absolutely MUST get the BUTTER PECAN custard, and...More

Thank WI-diner
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Best Frozen Custard in Milwaukee. It's like going back to the wonderful days of the 1960's. Always fun, always good. A must!

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 10 November 2017

This drive in has been around for a very long time, I remember going here with my parents, my husband when we were dating and now our children. They have the best custard in Milwaukee!

Thank Cathy R
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

This is a Milwaukee institution. It is always busy, and serve the best custard in the Area. Prices are reasonable and the service is fast and friendly.

Thank Jamal K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

One of the only original custard stand left in Milwaukee, and the best. The food is good also, and that explains the long lines during the summer but you never wait long to get up to the window or get your order. A must stop...More

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Always good choices year round Many choices of flavors. Chose between cones or dish Great sundaes also available

Thank N0rmalN0rm
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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
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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