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American Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor

102 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2222
+1 815-777-3121
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More staff would be a good thing

Even though it was a cool weekend, there are always times for people (us) to get ice cream... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Allen21096
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Chicago, Illinois
Ideal destination for a shopping break in Galena

On a hot, summer day, while visiting historic sites and shopping at book stores and antique stores... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 18:00
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102 N Main St, Galena, IL 61036-2222
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+1 815-777-3121
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"cedar crest ice cream"
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"blue island"
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"mint chocolate chip"
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"antique stores"
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"sundae"
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"malts"
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

Even though it was a cool weekend, there are always times for people (us) to get ice cream. Interestingly, there were plenty of other shoppers (tourists) that were thinking that way. If only there was more help. It seemed as though there was only one...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2017

On a hot, summer day, while visiting historic sites and shopping at book stores and antique stores in Galena, Illinois, there is nothing better to do than stop at the American Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor at 102 North Main, in the heart of the downtown...More

1  Thank Taylor B
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Along our walk thru downtown Galena we found our way into this ice cream parlor. First time having Cedar Crest Ice Cream and it was excellent! The establishment didn't have enough seating for everyone there and what they did offer was dirty and the chairs...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2016

We had stopped in here for some ice cream and were thrilled to see that they had Cedar Crest. We had first learned of this ice cream when we were passing through Manitowoc WI (which is where Cedar Crest is located). The ice cream was...More

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Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Crabby service and a normal sized milkshake for $9 They wouldn't make the shake with any of their special flavors, just vanilla. "One size, one price." Definitely not old fashioned service or prices! Skip it and get your milkshake down the street at Dirty Gurts!

3  Thank KBFAB
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Reviewed 12 June 2015

The Ice Cream Parlor is along Galena's main street and is certainly decorated like an ice cream counter which was part of an authentic drug store at one time. The hand dipped ice cream was very tasty with a broad range of flavors available. Prices...More

3  Thank FredandSharon
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Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

It is styled like and old fashioned place. And there were a decent number of selections. It was a little dirty. And the ice cream itself was just ok. It is something to do if you are walking through the town but not great.

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Reviewed 4 June 2014

When I was growing up in Blue Island, a south suburb of Chicago, my friends and I would always go to Hart Drugs Store after viewing a movie at the Lyric or Grand theaters. It was an old-time drug store with wire chairs surrounding wire...More

6  Thank Taylor B
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