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Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream

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468 State St, Madison, WI 53703-2023
10:00 - 22:00
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Des Moines
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130 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The Zanzibar Chocolate and Peanut Butta were fantastic. Other good flavors, good cookies and chocolate bananas. Prices are very reasonable and comparable to DQ. My family of four spent $14 total. Plenty of seating and staff was friendly.

Thank Casey Y
Home Usa
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459 reviews
321 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tremendous locally-made ice cream. Skip the chain across the street and come here instead. The super chocolate is particularly outstanding!

Thank CaseyfromBoston
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 reviews
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Whilst Babcock ice cream is great, this place is the best ice cream I have ever had. It's been there for as long as I can remember. The ice cream is served at exactly the perfect temp.

Thank EventingDad
Viroqua, Wisconsin
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Chocolate, chocolate everywhere! Amazing caramel apples. Hand dipped ice cream. The smells are amazing. A nice walk from the Overature Center after a show or art exhibit.

Thank Lori M
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51 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Good variety of flavors. Chocolate choices especially good. Made fresh. Several unique and interesting combinations

Thank Galvan O
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016 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 

Thank Steven S
Clarkston, Michigan
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196 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

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!

Thank Shannon M
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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187 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 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.

Thank Sherry G
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58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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!

Thank WarriorChick516
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420 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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?