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Best Ice Cream in Illinois?

Last week, we asked you where your absolute favorite place is to get ice cream in Illinois and SO many of you answered with delicious locations to try! According to you, the best locations for the cold stuff include: Uncle Bob’s of Eureka, Double D’s of Pekin, Gene’s of Bloomington and Whitey’s in the Quad Cities. Each of these received numerous votes on the WCIC Facebook page. Here are ALL of the wonderful ice cream shops mentioned (is yours here?):

Kreckles – Decatur

Oberweis Dairy – Suburbs

Double D’s – Pekin

Uncle Bob’s – Eureka

Whitey’s – Quad Cities

Gene’s – Bloomington

ROC – East Peoria

Carl’s – Bloomington

Hannam’s Dairy Dream – Canton

Pinky’s – Tremont

Emack & Bolio’s – Peoria Heights, Bloomington

Emo’s – Peoria

Theo’s – Peoria

Pat’s Whip – Wyoming

Spotted Cow – Peoria

Heavenly Delights – Murrayville

Ice Cream Shack – Peoria

Country Style – Moline

Bobby’s Custard – Maryville

Dream Hut – Bartonville

Culver’s – Varying locations

Toots Treats – Elmwood

B’s – Farmington

Hannah’s Parlor – Hanna City

Knoxville Mercantile – Knoxville

McCarry’s Dairyland – Jerseyville

Cold Stone Creamery – Varying locations

Dairy Haus – Rockton

Frozen Penguin – Jacksonville

Andi Mae’s – Bismarck

Dug Out – Eureka

Bob’s Dairy Dream – East Peoria

Bayside Snack Shack – Spring Bay

Custard Stand – Effingham

Jarling’s Custard Cup – Champaign

Custard Cup – Danville

Sweet CeCe’s – Peoria

Cold Stone – Varying locations

Baskin-Robbin’s – Varying locations


OK, now I’ve got a craving. Maybe an Illinois Ice Cream Tour is in order, hmm? 🙂 Don’t see your favorite ice cream stop? Add it in a comment below! 


Have an awesome day! I hope you can actually get some work done now with all this sweetness on the brain.