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The Custard Stand

101 S Park St, Sesser, IL 62884-1733
+1 618-625-7129
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Fast Food
101 S Park St, Sesser, IL 62884-1733
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Reviewed November 1, 2017

I go to the custard stand several times a summer, despite the 20 minute drive one-way. It is almost always busy but the wait is more than worth it. Of course you have to try their famous dream cone with orange sherbet and vanilla swirl....More

Thank Grace M
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Stopped by while at Rend Lake for a weekend fishing trip. We both got a dream cone which is vanilla ice cream and orange serbert swirled together and tastes exactly like a dreamsicle. We liked it so much we went back on our way home!

Thank crm502
Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

This place offers exterior seating, with window order and pick-up. The burgers are very delicious and huge! I got the double patty with cheese my wife got the single patty with cheese. The name of the place is the Custard Stand but they offer no...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

This is a must stop when at Rend Lake. It's worth the short drive to the corner of 154 & 148 in Sessor. You can't miss it!! I haven't eaten here...I understand the burgers are great but the orange & vanilla soft serve custard is...More

Thank KatSuess
Reviewed August 4, 2017

We were staying at one of the COE parks, and saw the advertisement for this place. Great, great, custard. We each ordered a small dish, and it was plenty. Hubby had the swirl and I ordered the orange sherbet. We would definitely go back if...More

Thank Texanontheroad2011
Reviewed July 19, 2017

If you come to Sesser or Rend Lake you will see the Custard Stand. Been here forever and most of the time the line stretches out to the street. Their orange sherbert is to die for!

Thank tiNillinois
Reviewed June 20, 2017

My personal favorite coldness at The Custard Stand is the Orange Sherbert. It is just the best I've tasted and I've tasted my share around the countryside. There are soooo many really great custard coldness-es here that the standing in line causes many decision changes....More

Thank T C
Reviewed June 14, 2017 via mobile

I have two favorites there one is the cherry sundae and the other would be the brownie one. Get there early to avoid a line.

Thank peachy518
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The lines are usually long, but, the ice cream/frozen yogurt is worth it. The other food items are good as well. It's well maintained and very clean.

Thank Sherry P
Reviewed January 19, 2017

You cannot find a better place to eat some ice cream or get a bite to eat. Everything is delicious and made to order.

Thank JohnnyQ14
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 S Park St, Sesser, IL 62884-1733
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Sesser
  • Phone Number: +1 618-625-7129
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