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Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

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468 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great place to get ice cream with a variety of options. The dark chocolate was amazing and incredibly rich. The negative for this was the actual space and service. The cashier seemed to be bothered/disgruntled and didn't seem to be in the mood to serve anyone, but that would be half a negative. What makes this only... More 

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Thank Sjsmidl
Clarkston, Michigan
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158 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here after dinner to get an ice cream. They have a lot of yummy choices and some very unusual names. Some of the flavors have a lot of caffeine in them and the server pointed that out to me. Yummy ice cream and great service!

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Thank Shannon M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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146 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Stopped in late on a Saturday night on a game day weekend...long line, but worth the wait for the Zanzibar chocolate ice cream. To. Die. For. Stop in. Wait in line. You will not be sorry.

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Thank Sherry G
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

...you always have to have their dairy! Cheese, ice cream, anything to spoil yourself! Chocolate Shoppe was fun because their flavors are humorously named (I had "The Exhausted Parent" which is bourbon spiked espresso ice cream with chocolate chunks). Quick stop but well worth it!

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Thank WarriorChick516
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385 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Our favorite ice cream in the area. We love the Mackinaw Island Fudge. Wonderful creamy texture with loads of chocolate. Fudge also available. You will have no difficulty finding a flavor that will meet your cravings and desire. There are a number of shoppes located around Madison. If you desire fine ice cream, finding your way to Chocolate Shoppe is... More 

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Thank GiseppeGord
Hudson, Wisconsin
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79 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

As a native New Yorker, everything is compared to Carvel, but this place doesn't do soft serve. Which is ok by me. Their espresso ice cream is creamy and rich with full bodied coffee flavor. A great mouth feel...full fat. I compared it to Kilwins which puts chocolate chunks in its coffee ice cream. Gasp! No comparison. Kilwins was more... More 

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Thank kanderson89
Wisconsin
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82 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Perfect mixtures of deliciousness with no corners cut! Their ice cream is supreme. I love the sign that warns customers about the quality of their ingredients. If you are looking for low fat and fat free sugar substitutes, don't eat their ice cream. This is the real deal and worth every penny!

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Thank WisconsinChristi
Towanda, Illinois
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

A multitude of Choices. Had the Strawberry basil shake it was really good.Creamy ice cream locally made. I love their statement on Nutrition. If you want nutrition eat carrots.

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Thank jayhawk025
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Incredible ice cream in generous portions! We sampled the Door Co. Cherry, Exhausted Parent (bourbon infused espresso flavored with fudge), and The #%^*'s About to Get Serious (salted caramel with fudge and roasted cashews). So, so good!

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Thank Jody G
South Dakota
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

First off, for all the choices for ice cream downtown Madison thank you Trip Advisor for pointing me to this place!!! In fact, we ended up going there twice!!! You first walk in to the shop to find a delicious smell and 4 cases of flavor choices that are in no way plain and boring!! How to choose?! Their dark... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 468 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Madison

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