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Gene's Drive In

1019 S Main St, Bloomington, IL 61701
(309) 829-6022
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Ranked #49 of 225 restaurants in Bloomington
Cuisines: Dessert
Most recent review
- Jun 16, 2014
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English first
Bloomington, Illinois
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Gene's is amazing ice cream!!! It is also a town classic! I have been going here since before I can remember and it has never been bad. I always end up getting a vanilla cone because they have the smoothest vanilla I have ever had!!!

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Florence
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

I understand that Gene's is a tradition here. I understand that it has a drive-up where people actually provide the service of coming to your car. I even understand that their portions are on the larger side, and their menu is that of a traditional ice cream/drive-in restaurant. What I can't figure out is the current rave reviews for ice... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Summer only (but we wish it was all year). Drive-up window. They have great prices on the most deliciously huge ice cream cones! Old-fashioned twist ice cream & their corn dogs & hot dogs are great, too! Don't know where that picture came from...they don't have an inside place to sit and I don't think they sell anything that looks... More

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Bloomington, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

I like Gene's. I like that you can drive up and a teenage kid comes out to take your order and then delivers your ice cream back to you in line. It's fun, it's cheap and kiddie cones have candy eyeballs on them.

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Bloomington, Illinois
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102 reviews 102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
183 helpful votes 183 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

Great place to get ice cream in the Summer. Nothing fancy. But worth going to.

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