80-Year-Old Wisconsin Shop is One of Best Frozen Custard Spots in America
Every dream you've ever had about delicious food and treats from an old-school American drive-in comes true in this spot.
The Classic Family-Owned America Drive-In
Cones, shakes, malts, sodas, floats, sundaes, hot dogs, chili dogs, and Spanish hamburgers (just like a sloppy joe). Those are all in my dream, how about yours?
Serves all of that
And they've been doing it since 1942. And doing it better than everyone else.
That dreamy drive-in is,
Leon's Frozen Custard in Milwaukee
"Home to the World's Finest Frozen Custard" as the big sign states.
Leon's was also recently named the home of some of the best desserts in America.
Leon's three main custard flavors are made fresh every day.
- Butter Pecan
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They also feature some special Flavors of the Day, like strawberry, raspberry, mint, maple walnut, cinnamon and one of my all-time favorite flavors,
Leon's Frozen Custard is located at 3131 S. 27th Street in Milwaukee. While it is not hard to spot, it can be a bit tricky to get to Leon's depending on from which way you're coming, as this funny fan-made meme points out.
It's been said that Leon's treats top the list of foods Milwaukeeans miss most when they move out of town.
Some of Leon's BIGGEST fans never leave. This is Bob Birminghamon on his 94th birthday. Bob was one of the original crew members when Leon's first opened in 1942.