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Homer's Ice Cream Company

1237 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091-1643
+1 847-251-0477
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (61 reviews)
“oreo cookie” (4 reviews)
“pineapple” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Fast food
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LOCATION
1237 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091-1643
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1 - 10 of 84 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered the coffee malt, which should have been transcendent. But the malted milk powder was not fully blended into the drink, and I kept getting little, unpleasant globby bits through the straw. I was too far away to come back for a re-mix. My advice...More

Thank illinois travelere
Reviewed 8 April 2018

A family owned favorite for locals and visitors alike. They have every flavor you can think of and also they have lots of options for grilled foods, too. My kids love it!

Thank MaggieChicago_IL
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Delicious ice cream for a summer's evening. Numerous flavors and great sundaes. it is my second choice for ice cream. My first is Oberweiss in Glenview, Illinois.

Thank 547hb
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

You go here for the superior ice cream but the grill provides terrific sandwiches and the like. You HAVE to bring the kids here!!

Thank embryo1949
Reviewed 12 January 2018

Widely known as the best ice cream parlor in Chicago, it just might be the best in the USA. Everything you'd expect for an ice cream parlor, with the ice cream made right in the back of the shop! Family run for many decades, they...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Homer's is looking a little long in the tooth these days, like it's 1989. The food was probably made the same year. Strictly kid fare. Mystery dogs, barely edible burgers, and weak, greasy fries. BUT. They have the best ice cream on the north shore....More

Thank Svensota
Reviewed 20 December 2017

All time favorite for seasonal and traditional ice creams. Don't miss the Peppermint stick ice cream now. Also a great place for quick dinners. Our granddaughters love the macaroni and cheese for dinner. Can't beat this iconic Wilmette spot!

Thank Eileen020
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

You go to Homer’s for the ice cream, but the food is great, and varied enough for kids and adults. It’s been a North Shore tradition forever.

Thank embryo1949
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I bought banana, coconut, strawberry and chocolate chip. I defy you to find a better version of any of them anywhere. It’s the freshest, richest, most flavorful ice cream I’ve ever had! I also bought a jar of their homemade caramel sauce, which was good...More

Thank nshorefoodie
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Homer's is a local favorite. I have taken my children here since a very young age. It's the place you go with your best friend and her kids, it's the place you go with your baseball team-win or lose. When I had oral surgery it's...More

Thank Frostydrink
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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1237 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091-1643
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Wilmette
  • Phone Number: +1 847-251-0477
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