What’s summer without ice cream? We asked Our Facebook Fans to share their favorite ice cream shops in Lake County. Here are our most popular responses:
The Twisted Cow – Lindenhurst
The Twisted Cow, 2112 E Grand Ave., Lindenhurst | (847) 356-3283
Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day) Daily 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
An old fashioned ice cream parlor with a kitschy, Holstein-inspired twist serving up soft serve ice cream, cakes, pies, shakes and smoothies. Try a cow pie just because!
Greg’s Frozen Custard – Mundelein
Greg’s Frozen Custard, 1490 S Lake St., Mundelein | (847) 837-4175
Sunday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Friday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Dishing out inventive flavors of frozen custard (think ice cream’s decadent cousin) in a 1950’s style drive-in with oldies music to keep your toes tapping. Try their popular Aztec or Elvis Sundaes! For daily flavors visit Custardlist.com or like them on Facebook.
Image from Tastee-Freez Grayslake on Facebook
The Freeze, 131 Hawley, Grayslake | (847) 223-2262
Open Daily 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
It may be part of a national franchise, but The Freeze in Downtown Grayslake is simply a family tradition that feels 100% hometown. This walk-up stand has plenty of outdoor seating. Make it a meal with fast food fare along with your soft-serve cone. Check them out on Facebook.
Garnering honorable mentions were the following locations:
The Original Parlor, Waukegan
Oberweis, Multiple locations
Suzy’s Swirl, Gurnee
Sweet’s, Lake Forest
Diana’s Dream Ice Cream Shoppe (Olando’s), Round Lake
Dog N Suds, Fox Lake (also in Grayslake)
Dairy Queen, Multiple locations
Dockside Ice Cream, Waukegan (at the harbor)
Did your favorite not make the list? Share with us in the comments below!