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Sweet Pea's Ice Cream

764 Sheridan Road, Highwood, IL 60040
(847) 266-1116
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Ranked #7 of 49 restaurants in Highwood
Cuisines: Dessert, Ice Cream
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- Jun 14, 2014
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English first
Top Contributor
276 reviews 276 reviews
194 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Sweet Pea's carries premium, Wisconsin-made Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream. Don't miss the Zanzibar dark chocolate, made from three kinds of cocoa, or the Fat Elvis, combining banana, peanut butter and chocolate flavors. There are three wooden booths, and outdoor tables. From the family photos on the walls to the painted mural, the atmosphere is fun and homey. There are always... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

The ice cream is rich, creamy and delicious with reasonable prices. The place needs a bit of modernization, but I and others look beyond that to enjoy the large variety of our favorite flavors. Good parking and easy to find, this is the place to go.

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Apiro, Italy
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

Sweet pea's is my favorite ice cream shop in the Chicago area! That is saying something considering how many I have been to. Zanzibar is my favorite flavor but I have tried most of them and you can't go wrong with flavor choice. If you don't want ice cream their chocolate covered bananas and chocolate cover cheesecake are divine. Highly... More

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Harrisburg, PA
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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

I loved the selection of flavors. I had a hard time deciding but ended up with the pistachio nut. They were out of the pretzel cones which I want to try next time. They need to get more outdoor seating. There were only 2 tables and very little seating inside. So we had to stand outside a neighboring store front.

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Palo Alto, California
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524 reviews 524 reviews
354 restaurant reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2011

In high school, I came to Sweet Pea's so often the owners knew my name. But their prices rose, I went to college... Gained some weight, found it hard to justify going here when Love's is equidistant from my house, comparably priced, and at least seems healthier. A couple of weeks ago, though, my parents got some groupons for the... More

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