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Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

7347 W. Madison St., Forest Park, IL 60130
708 366 7970
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Ranked #12 of 69 restaurants in Forest Park
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Ice Cream
Good for: Families with children
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Good for: Families with children
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

So great. We take our 3 year old granddaughter here and she loves it...so do we. Ample portions and high quality ice cream.

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Forest Park, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Had high hopes for this ice-cream shop. The ice cream I received had Ice crystals on it! A lot of the reviews mention this particulat flavor. The teen-agers made me uncomfortable due to their remarks made toward me. I am disabled and have a Service Dog. They were loud, they didn't care the whole entire place heard them, yes, the... More

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River Forest, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

This family-owned ice cream shop is housed in an old movie theatre dating from the early 1900s. Many of the flavors are homemade and they use up to 18.5% butterfat for a decadently rich ice cream. They make their own waffle cones which can be dipped in chocolate and sprinkles. There is always a line. Fortunately, there is plenty of... More

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Oak Park, IL
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

One of the best ice cream shops around! Old school vibe to the whole parlor! I've been going here since it opened. Generous portions, great ice cream, and a fair price. I'm evening willing to come here in the dead of winter, because it's that good. My favorite item is the Baa's Fudge Fantasy (brownie a la mode). However, try... More

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Oak Park, Illinois
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127 reviews 127 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Plenty to choose from, lots of flavors, and conveniently located on Madison Street. After dinner at one of Madison's many restaurants, stop in for a great dessert.

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Oak Park, Illinois
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

This place has the best ice cream ever. Even better than oberweiss. We try to hit this joint at least twice a month in the summer and we really don't miss a month within the year.Their Green Tea ice cream is my favorite.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012 via mobile

Jolly old time ice cream parlor with variety of flavors and portion options.

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Chicago, Illinois
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

This is the place to go for ice cream! Anything we've ever had here has been wonderful! There are even delicious options for the vegan in our family!

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Chicago, Illinois
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81 reviews 81 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2011

Best ice cream I have ever had with a lovely atmosphere !

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Chicago, IL
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50 reviews 50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2008

If you like ice cream, you'll love the Brown Cow. The owners Matt and Connie have done an excellent job at creating a fun place with a "classic" ice cream parlor atmosphere. My wife and I go here regularly and have had most every flavor on their menu, and none have been disappointing (in fact we even stopped here between... More

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