Celebrate National Frozen Custard Day in Milwaukee with These 10 Shops!

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Milwaukee, known as the unofficial "frozen custard capital of the world," has a reason to celebrate on August 8th - National Frozen Custard Day. With numerous custard shops in the area, Milwaukeeans have plenty of...

Milwaukee, known as the unofficial "frozen custard capital of the world," has a reason to celebrate on August 8th - National Frozen Custard Day. With numerous custard shops in the area, Milwaukeeans have plenty of options to indulge in this sweet holiday. Let's explore 10 of the best custard shops in Milwaukee where you can enjoy a scoop (or two) of frozen custard on this special day.

Leon's Frozen Custard

At Leon’s Frozen Custard, Fin McGonegle, 2, and his father, Owen McGonegle of Milwaukee, enjoy their frozen custard on a hot summer afternoon. Caption: Fin McGonegle, 2, and his father, Owen McGonegle of Milwaukee, enjoying frozen custard at Leon's Frozen Custard.

Being Milwaukee's second-oldest custard shop, Leon's Frozen Custard has been satisfying custard lovers since 1942. Open year-round, they offer four classic flavors daily - vanilla, chocolate, butter pecan, and a special "flavor of the day." Indulge in their delicious custard, sundaes, floats, malts, shakes, and more. Visit their website at leonsfrozencustard.us to check out their full menu.

Kopp's Frozen Custard

One of the most well-known custard brands in the Milwaukee area, Kopp's Frozen Custard, has been delighting customers since 1950. Although the original location is no longer around, you can visit their three current locations in Greenfield, Brookfield, and Glendale. Kopp's offers a variety of flavors, including the classic vanilla and chocolate, along with unique creations like rum and coca-cola and Kahlua colada. Check out their full menu at kopps.com/menu.

Oscar's Frozen Custard & Sandwiches

Donovin Harris eats custard at Kopps in Glendale following his graduation from Escuela Verde. Caption: Donovin Harris enjoying custard at Kopps in Glendale after his graduation.

Opening its doors in 1984, Oscar's Frozen Custard & Sandwiches has become a favorite spot for custard enthusiasts. With three locations in West Allis, Waukesha, and Franklin, Oscar's offers vanilla, chocolate, and a flavor of the day. Try their popular flavor, Oscar's Delight, which includes chocolate and pecan pieces swirled into vanilla custard. Their menu also includes a wide selection of burgers, sandwiches, malts, shakes, and sundaes. Visit their website for more details.

LeDuc's Frozen Custard

LeDuc's Frozen Custard, located in Wales about 30 minutes from downtown Milwaukee, has been serving up delicious custard since 1980. Every day, they offer vanilla, chocolate, and a flavor of the day. With over 75 different flavors in rotation, there's always something new to try. Take home their packaged custard in pints and quarts, or enjoy their specialty sundaes, shakes, and a variety of food items from their menu. Explore their menu online for more options.

Bubba's Frozen Custard

Bubba Caption: Bubba enjoying custard at Bubba's Frozen Custard.

Founded in 1998, Bubba's Frozen Custard in Pewaukee offers an extensive menu of fresh-made food and custard. Indulge in their malts, shakes, concretes, sundaes, and the popular flavor of the day - Oreo mint. Their grill menu includes Jumbo burgers, wings, Chicago-style hotdogs, cheese fries, and more. For more information, check out their website at bubbasfrozencustard.com/menu.

Dairyland Old-Fashioned Hamburgers

Located at 3rd St. Market Hall, Dairyland Old-Fashioned Hamburgers aims to bring back the fond memories of roadside burger stands. Alongside their delicious burgers, they serve sweet cream custard, chocolate, and a flavor of the day. Try their award-winning sweet cream flavor, or explore unique options like piña colada and Cinnamon Toast Crunch. On National Frozen Custard Day, enjoy the raspberry layer cake flavor. Visit ilovedairyland.com for their full menu.

West Bend Creamery

West Bend Creamery, an eatery to serve custard and other items, plans on opening the end of July. It will be at 600 N. Main Street. Previously, it was Toucan Food & Custard. Caption: West Bend Creamery, a new custard shop in Milwaukee.

Milwaukee's newest custard shop, West Bend Creamery, just opened its doors on July 25th. They offer a wide range of custard sundaes, flavors, and sizes, with tempting options like chocolate, strawberry, raspberry, and butterscotch. Don't miss their enticing grill menu, featuring Certified Angus Beef burgers, Pickle Po' Boy, Nashville hot chicken sandwich, and more. Explore their full menu online for a delectable experience.

Kiltie Drive-In

Customers fill the parking lot at The Kiltie drive-in restaurant in Oconomowoc on Tuesday, May 12, 2020. Caption: Customers enjoying custard at The Kiltie drive-in restaurant.

The Kiltie Drive-In in Oconomowoc has been a favorite among Waukesha County residents for years. Apart from their delicious custard and Dole whip flavors, they offer a range of toppings like fruit, cheesecake bites, and nuts. Indulge in their shakes, malts, slushies, specialty sundaes, and savory items like burgers, chicken, and mac 'n cheese bites. Remember to bring cash, as they do not accept debit or credit cards. Visit their Facebook page for more updates and information.

Milk Can Hamburgers and the Milk Can Diner

Sister restaurants Milk Can Hamburgers and Frozen Custard in Muskego and Milk Can Diner in Greendale have become popular destinations for food and custard lovers. Enjoy their fresh and churned daily custard, available in various flavors and sizes. Complement your custard with mouthwatering burgers, salads, sandwiches, and more. Check out their menus online for a delightful dining experience.

Hefner's Frozen Custard

No need to decide among fries, onion rings or potato tots at Hefner Caption: No need to decide among fries, onion rings, or potato tots at Hefner's.

Established in 1995, Hefner's Frozen Custard in Cedarburg continues to impress custard lovers. Offering a flavor of the day, their custard menu is always exciting. On National Frozen Custard Day, don't miss their strawberry cheesecake flavor. Alongside their custard treats, enjoy malts, slushies, smoothies, shakes, floats, and a variety of grill menu items. Explore their full menu online for a delightful experience.

Celebrate National Frozen Custard Day in Milwaukee by visiting these fantastic custard shops. Whether you prefer classic flavors or exciting creations, there's something for everyone. Indulge in the creamy goodness of frozen custard and create sweet memories on this special day!

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