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Homer's Ice Cream Company

1237 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL 60091-1643
847-251-0477
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Ranked #5 of 61 restaurants in Wilmette
Price range: $0 - $20
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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  • English first
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English first
USA
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57 reviews 57 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2012

Homer's is always crowded with young people. The burgers are great and made with love. I have known Homer's for ages - and I can recommend it when you want to eat a freshly made burger. Parking is great too - on the street and the lot next door. I love their burgers!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012 via mobile

Lrt's face it, there are plenty of places nearby where you can get a better dinner. But none of them have ice cream as nice. And the food is not bad here, either. But the ice cream, whoa! So if you have to have a hot dog or a hamburger to justify having ice cream, they have them here. But... More

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Wilmette, IL
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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

The kids love Homer's the food is good and fast. The ice cream is really what I like.

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Charlotte, NC
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116 reviews 116 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2011

After a full day of sightseeing and driving for several hours we decided to celebrate a fun filled weekend by having ice cream for dinner! This was my first visit to Homer's Ice Cream Shop and it was great. Homemade ice cream offered in many, many flavors and creations (shakes, sundaes, cones etc.) is the standard for this establishment. I... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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97 reviews 97 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2011

Homers is a staple for good burgers, fries and simple food. Some of the best ice cream around and you can get it to go.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2008

try banana ice cream w/ hot fudge!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2008

I know at least ten people personally who would wallop me for only giving Homer's 3 stars, but I just think their shakes are too sweet and their food is too bland. Sorry.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2007

A local institution with great ice cream!

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