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Van's Frozen Custard

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16 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-1720
+1 847-836-8267
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“frozen custard” (15 reviews)
“sundae” (7 reviews)
Opens in 29 min
16 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-1720
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Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

We always stop here after a bike ride. Amazing custards, old school ice cream—including the nearly extinct chocolate soda. Everything is home made with quality ingredients. The perfect summer afternoon stop for hot dogs, hamburgers, and frozen custard.

Thank 276elizabethl
Reviewed July 4, 2018

So I reviewed a while back and didn't give them this high of a score because I was frustrated that they are along the bike path but did not provide any bike parking where you could easily chain up your bike. Well, I was there...More

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed June 18, 2018

This place is 👍. Prices are very reasonable and you get a lot of food. The custard is amazing! Staff always friendly. Definitely recommend.

Thank Katrina H
Reviewed March 4, 2018

The initial view of Van's Frozen Custard might be a little underwhelming, since the place is located in a strip mall of the main street with a small parking lot out front. However, once you get inside you likely to be impressed. The restaurant serves...More

Thank Dr_Xaos
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Excellent frozen custard. Van's makes a different flavor each day. You can find the monthly menu on their website. Every flavor we have tried has been delicious. The quart size cost $7.90 which includes tax. We do not live in the area but willing to...More

1  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Great ice cream! Love the sorbet. Their lemon sorbet is the best I’ve ever ate. People are friendly too!

Thank valO0707
Reviewed July 27, 2017

First, I have to take issue with the listing - think that Van's is located in West Dundee, not Carpentersville. Now, then... discovered this place thanks to the same friend who turned me onto Underground Retrocade just down the street, and I'm so glad they...More

1  Thank Christopher T
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Burgers are good, as is the custard. Can be long waits when busy. Games are available and fun to hang out. Sad that this restaurant is right on the bike path but no longer has a bike rack. Will no longer be stopping on bike...More

Thank BRIAN22Algonquin
Reviewed May 2, 2017

The burgers and fries are flavorful and first rate. I never get tired of the custard or the many flavors and variations on desserts. While the parking can be challenging, it is well worth the challenges of parking. Whether you are just there to eat...More

Thank J V
Reviewed March 13, 2017

The hamburgers are amazing as is any custard treat. The chicken is grilled to perfection too. The kids love the grill cheese and the burgers and custard and they love to sit and play some checkers or build with the Lincoln logs. You have to...More

Thank yunkerjames7
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 W Main St, Carpentersville, IL 60110-1720
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Carpentersville
  • Phone Number: +1 847-836-8267
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