Irish Fest runs from Thursday, August 13 through Sunday, August 16 and we are again teaming up with Jameson Irish Whiskey and Irish Fest to bring our one-of-a-kind Jameson Custard to the Stand and to Irish Fest! It will be available at the Stand in pints and quarts on a limited basis.
Also, when you're at Irish Fest look for Jameson Custard at the Lounge and the Jameson Cottage!
Get a Gilliebuck!
Buy a refreshingly delicious Slush and get a Gilliebuck. Our Slushes come in a 6 great flavors and 3 sizes.
Scroll down to find out what other items are featured this month.
August's Charity of the Month is the Alzheimer's Association of Southeastern Wisconsin. They serve a diverse 11-county region, where an estimated 50,000 people are affected by Alzheimer's disease. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research, to provide and enhance care and support for all affected, and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.
Find out about past charity efforts by clicking on this link Helping Others!
If you're looking to save some money and to enjoy our excellent menu items, click here for our latest Web Site Special Offers!
Get a Gilliebuck!
Get a Gilliebuck with Every $5 Spent on a Phone Order. You'll get your Gilles goodies fast and get a reward!
Make your summer party, birthday celebration or any gathering or event even more special with our luscious Custard, handcrafted Log Rolls (custard rolled with chocolate cake and covered in fudge), and Turtle and Grasshopper Custard Pies. Your guests will thank you for it.
Root Beer Floats!
Have you had a Gilles Root Beer Float lately? If not, get one today! This scrumptious concoction will help you beat the summer heat.
Nothing beats a Brewers baseball game for a great time and when you go to a game, we have a deal for you. On any home game day, show us your ticket for that day's game, before or after the game or both, and you'll get a Gilliebuck with your purchase of $5 or more.
If you're looking for something different to go with your terrific Gilles sandwich try out our Cheese Curds! Enjoy these tasty nuggets of deliciousness today.
Are you planning a special event or family get together? Make any happening in your life fabulous (and easier for you) with fantastic food and tantalzing treats from Gilles Frozen Custard. Ask for a Manager the next time you are at the Stand or call us for details on catering!
(Gilliebucks are valid towards the purchase of any of our mouth-watering menu items.)
What will it be?? Turtle? Chocolate Malt with Whoppers? Butter Pecan? Orange Dreamsicle? Snickers? Mint Chocolate Oreo? We're not telling! You'll have to check our Flavor of the Day Calendar to find out!
We're looking for photos you may have of Gilles's over the years, from 1938 through today. If you have some, just mail or email them to us at email@example.com and you may soon see them on this site. Also, if your picture is approved and we're able to use it, you'll get a free Sandwich or Sundae. Click here for some recent photographs Photographs!
Gilles Frozen Custard was opened in 1938 by Paul Gilles. While we have gone through several renovations, we are located on the same site as the original building and we are Milwaukee's oldest custard stand.
It takes approximately 400 cacao beans to make one pound of chocolate.
Since the first Wisconsin State Fair in 1851, it has been visited by several prominent, influential individuals. In 1859, the State Fair was honored to welcome Abraham Lincoln, in 1910, Wilbur and Orville Wright came for the excitement and Henry Ford visited the Fairgrounds in 1922 just to name a few.
Bald eagles are not, and never were bald. The term comes from when "bald" meant "white-headed".
The “dog days of summer” refer to the weeks between July 3 and August 11 and are named after the Dog Star (Sirius) in the Canis Major constellation. The ancient Greeks blamed Sirius for the hot temperatures, drought, and discomfort that occurred during the summer.
Surfing, or heenalu, was invented thousands of years ago by the Polynesians who first settled Hawaii. Their boards weighed more than 150 pounds and measured up to 20 feet.
The first official presidential election in the United States took place in 1789 with George Washington becoming the first president.
We Do Not Sell in Supermarkets
Did you know there is a product sold in supermarkets called Gilles
Frozen Custard? How can that be since our custard is "only"
sold at our custard stand?
Here's the Scoop!
Sandwich of the Month!|
The Sandwich of the Month for August is the Deluxe Italian Melt. It's a flavorful broiled Italian sausage patty topped with mozzarella cheese, a grilled pepper and onion mix, and spaghetti sauce, all served on a toasted hoagie bun. WOW!
Not sure which Sundae you want? Take a look at our scrumptious sundaes and their delectable ingredients by following this link.Sundae Highlights We'll make your favorite sundae to order from our wide variety of toppings. Just tell our friendly Cashiers what flavors make the sundae your taste buds are craving!
The Perfect Gift!
Everyone loves Gilles Frozen Custard so why not give the gift of Gilles. Pick up some Gilles Gift Cards, Gift Certificates or Gilles Gear for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, or whenever you want to show someone how much you care. Our Gift Certificates and Gift Cards never expire, so buy now and you'll have them when you need them!
Soup of the Day!
Just for you, we have six savory varieties of soup, one of which is served every day along with our homemade Chili. Find out what's available daily by clicking on this link Soup of the Day. Our Soup and Chili are available to go in pints, quarts and half gallons. See the Menu page for details.
Hey! What's on the menu?? Click here to see all the tasty items on our menu. You'll find it hard to choose from the best in burgers, our fish fry, Gillieburgers, sandwiches, sides, soups, and of course, our famous custard!
Credit & Debit Cards!
For your convenience we accept Visa, Mastercard and Discover.
We are conveniently located in the center of the metro area at 76th and Bluemound, just a few blocks from I-94.
Avoid traffic and swing on by for some yummy Gilles goodies.
If you are going to catch a Brewers game at Miller Park,
downtown Milwaukee for a show, concert or other fun, to an event at Wisconsin State Fair Park, or to the world
renowned Milwaukee County Zoo - we are on the way!
Stop in for a delicious meal or the delightful treats that make every outing special.
Need directions? Just click on this link
Do you have a positive, friendly attitude, are willing to learn, like frequent raises, are looking for a company that cares about it's people, like to work in a professional environment and where there are opportunities for advancement? If you do, we need you.
Assistant Managers Needed!
We are looking for Assistant Managers. We offer a competitive hourly wage with paid overtime, regular bonuses, health insurance, a retirement plan and more. Click here for our Employment Details.
Part-time Team Members Needed!
If you are interested, click here for our Employment Details.
- Moms: Earn extra money and still have time for the kids.
- Seniors: Think re-hirement, not retirement.
- Students: Earn extra cash for holidays, clothes, videos, books, tuition, even a car!
If you were once a part of the Gilles Team, send us an email telling us when you worked here, who your co-workers were, what your favorite Gilles memory is, what you are doing now or any other comment you have. We'd love to hear from you.
Our customers rave about the unique and original Gilles Frozen Custard. Check out the latest comments from our
Do you remember Sinatra? Elvis? The Beatles? Disco? The Eagles? We've been here for all of them. Boy are we old!!
Pop over to our History Page for a wonderful trip back through time.
You throw away the outside and cook the inside. Then you
eat the outside and throw away the inside.
What did you eat?
For the answer, Click Here.
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This Month's Specials|
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New Customers - Pick up a Welcome Packet
Welcome to the one and only Gilles Frozen Custard. You will love our amazing Custard and our full menu of other fantastic items. To make it even better, click here for a coupon for a complete Gilles Welcome Packet. Welcome!
Returning customers, thank you very much for your patronage. We wouldn't be here without you. Click here for this month's web deals Specials and read on to find out about our featured items and in store deals.
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