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1229 W Park Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2554
+1 847-362-8343
11:00 - 22:00
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

It's a favorite stop of the locals and a must visit of your in town. They have a flavor of the day that makes it easy if you can't choose.

Thank Emilie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

We all wait for the day for the snow to melt and for Dairy Dream to open for the season. I can't even begin to list the possibilities. I always get a flurry which is any of 28 flavorings mixed in with your choice of fillings (I recommend piña colada flavor with Heath bar candy). Since we can't get there... More 

Thank Stargazer52
Mundelein, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Dairy Dream is a great place to stop for ice cream. It is so nice that they give back. Every week there is a flavor that if you purchase it, a percentage goes to some good cause. It is nice to see that. What a treat this place is. You should try the Dreamsicle. I like it in a dish... More 

Thank jmkn78
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed my quick visit and my oreo cookie dipped cone. Nice thickness. Decent and quick service. Lots of variety on the menu.

Thank Tasha T
Libertyville, Illinois
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110 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Only open from April through October, there is limited parking and seating but still offers great soft-serve in a wide variety of flavors. Try the dipped cones!

Thank Ed Z
Chicago, Illinois
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62 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is one of the oldest drive ins in the village and it's STILL so fabulous TODAY! You can choose from a VAST variety of tasty soft serve ice cream, and have it any size you want! Great for everyone!

1 Thank Deborah S
North Chicago, Illinois
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189 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Solid ice cream place that feels like a throwback to the old time outside ice cream parlors we'd visit when we were kids. They have a million flavors you can dip your ice cream cone into, & a ton of different ice cream flavors too. They accommodated me nicely by making a smaller version of a banana split, instead of... More 

Thank pseudoboy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2015

It's great to see a family owned business that's been in business for over 40 years and is still a great local hang out for us kids of all ages! I've only ever ordered the ice cream. It's soft served and very good. I'd say stay with the basic flavors and you're good. This place hires all local HS and... More 

Thank Ray F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2014

So, what will hold you over till the Spring re-opening? May I suggest you build a "Boston" -- one of the most decadent creations on the planet? Really, take advantage of the remaining available fall days to drive to Libertyville and get some dairy dream delight!

Thank illinois travelere
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

Reasonably priced. Fast, friendly and delicious. Lots of fun choices! Enjoying your ice cream treat in the dream garden along the bike path behind the restaurant is so much fun!

Thank bolingk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1229 W Park Ave, Libertyville, IL 60048-2554
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Libertyville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-362-8343
We are an ice cream shop that offers 28 soft serve flavors. If you stop by for lunch be sure to grab a burger or brat. If you need a cake, sweet treat, or milkshake come visit us today! Whether you would like a milkshake, ice cream cake, or a frozen dessert our ice cream shop will have you coming back again and again!

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