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121 Main St, Oswego, IL 60543-8593
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Oswego, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Usually always busy which means 2 things, everybody loves it but it takes some patience to wait in line. Proprietor is meeting people every chance he gets so friendly. Ice cream is good and the experience is fun for the kids with an open area for them to walk around their sugar high. Serves hot food as well as ice... More 

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Thank jeffkararo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

My family loves stopping here in the summer! We walk and even bring the dog for a treat! Wish the picnic table area was a little better though. Love that they have so many different ice cream treats!

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Thank ktfuelling
Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Not sure how long Dairy Hut has been here, but as long as I can remember. When I lived in town I loved to walk the couple blocks with my young grandchildren to get a cone and then walk them back home to the bathtub!

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Thank Gail R
Oswego, Illinois
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I took my grandson there and he loved it. Keep in mind he was one at the time and at one, you will eat anything. As an adult however, this was not good ice cream. It was a "wanna be" at best.

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Thank LauraLee36507
Montgomery, Illinois
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37 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Good ice cream & good service. Has a real home town feel. Why don't they open earlier than noon? Come on, DQ opens at 10:30am, why not open at least by 11am???

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Thank Rebann54
Oswego, Illinois
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37 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I like that it sits in the down town area. Ice cream places are few and far between. The order area is pretty small, a better "flow" would help. Always good service. Nice shaded area with tables outside. Decent price and the only ice cream down town.

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Thank JL B
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51 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Their menu has it all and their icecream treats are extensive. It's a bit disorganized and gets crowded in the small customer area. Mostly staffed by young teenagers.

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Thank DebbieMF
Oswego, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The Dairy Hut is a wonderful small town ice cream shop. The tornadoes are awesome and my kids love the soft serve with sprinkles. The variety of different dipped cones and slushies make it stand out from the chain ice cream places. The outdoor seating is nice, but it is popular in the summer so expect to wait a little... More 

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Thank Suzanne S
Oswego, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 via mobile

This place is the perfect summer evening destination. On warm summer evenings, be prepared to stand in line for a little while. Paired with a romantic walk by the river, it makes a lovely date! The "ice cream" treats are comparable to Dairy Queen, and inexpensive! They have food items, but I've only ever had the chicken tenders. .

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Thank NerualAit
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Been going to the Dairy Hut for many years. Good place to go after sporting events. Several trips after baseball games. Ice cream is very good.

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Thank Kathy S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 121 Main St, Oswego, IL 60543-8593
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Oswego

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?