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Sweet Pea's Ice Cream

Dessert, Ice Cream
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764 Sheridan Road, Highwood, IL 60040
(847) 266-1116
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
A Hard Decision

Back in the day (when the kiddies were young) we used to come here all the time. But the kids grew up and we try to eat pretty clean, needless to say, the rich creamy goodness of Sweet Peas didn't really fit our new lifestyle. For a start of the week treat, we came here on an unseasonably warm... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 28, 2014
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Highland Park, Illinois
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Highland Park, Illinois
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268 reviews 268 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Back in the day (when the kiddies were young) we used to come here all the time. But the kids grew up and we try to eat pretty clean, needless to say, the rich creamy goodness of Sweet Peas didn't really fit our new lifestyle. For a start of the week treat, we came here on an unseasonably warm October... More 

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Lake Forest, Illinois
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131 reviews 131 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Wide variety of high quality ice cream selections offered up by Sweet Pea's friendly owner and his staff. Plenty of options for adults and children alike.

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Ottawa, il
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The ice cream was great will endless choices, but the service is fantastic. Friendly and gracious. Fully recommend sweet pea's.

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297 restaurant reviews
167 helpful votes 167 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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10 helpful votes 10 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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41 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 764 Sheridan Road, Highwood, IL 60040
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highwood
  • Phone Number: (847) 266-1116

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert, Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?