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“A local legend”
Review of Hole in the Wall

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Hole in the Wall
Ranked #4 of 7 Dessert in Oak Park
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Reviewed July 4, 2014

A legend for summer frozen custard. Everything's bread: Dip top cones, sundaes. My favorite is the root beer shake. Family owned and operated with a great emphasis on service. Don't let the long lines after the local swimming pool closes deter you.

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Reviewed March 31, 2012

It's custard, and it's fantastic! If you want ice-cream, there are a million places for that. But this . . . this is special. And delicious!

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Reviewed July 14, 2011

This place is a beyond-incredible Oak Park institution. On several occasions it has absolutely made my day. Not only do they have old-fashioned ice cream truck standards (like Chipwiches and that most glorious of novelties, the Choco Taco), but also homemade ice cream sandwiches, frozen yogurt, blizzard-esque candy/ice cream mixtures, as well as soft serve custard. Last time I went, I had their chocolate custard dipped in a peanut butter shell, and I danced the whole way home eating it.

Prices are more than reasonable (my cone was about $3). You should be prepared to wait in line, and there's nowhere to sit except for a bench outside the stand, but if you ask me, you can forget anything Frank Lloyd Wright or Ernest Hemingway... Going to the Hole in the Wall is enough of a treat to warrant a trip to Oak Park all on its own.

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