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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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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (52 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (18 reviews)
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American, Fast food
3131 S 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53215-4337
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was recommended by a friend in Houston, so I put it on my list. After arriving in Milwaukee, I learned that they had an English Only Policy so I took it off my list... they can keep their custard, and I can keep...More

Thank EZFuentes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

All my family thought the custard was super good. The hot dogs and Spanish burgers were not so good. The Spanish burger (a.k.a. sloppy joe) was not very good and hard to eat because it was so wet the bun was soggy and floppy. Not...More

Thank 380stanleyc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon visiting a friend in Milwaukee, this was one of the first places they took me. This is one of the must hit spots when you visit Milwaukee. You drive into the parking lot and you feel transported back in time to the drive-ins of...More

Thank jtg1961
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit the south side of Milwaukee and want a real old fashioned frozen custard stand, Leon's should be on your list.

Thank goals4ways
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A wonderful throwback to the 50's. It is supposedly the Milwaukee inspiration for Arnold's Drive-In from Happy Days. The food is amazing and low priced.

Thank John M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been here in 15+ years, but recently was back in Milwaukee and had to take my wife to Leon's. Excellent, and a decent price. There is always a line, but that is expected for this is a little store and very popular since...More

Thank Stephen N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had Hot Fudge Sunday's which were to die for! We also purchase half gallons of custard in both the daily vanilla offering as well as the daily special..

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I go here at least once a month and have tried everything on the menu!!! It may be hard to find parking and they only take cash but is worth the wait.

Thank Lexi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You're in Milwaukee. Leon's was there when I went to high school ---- right after dinosaurs left the land. Go where the locals go!

Thank Mike2847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The shake was wonderful, malt was thick and just as we ordered. The custard comes were perfect and even though cold night, it was busy. It's a must stop if you're in the area!! Highly recommend.

Thank Sarah G
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Sarah T
Gluten free?
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
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
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
  • E-mail
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