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Carl's Ice Cream Factory

601 W Locust St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-2801
+1 309-828-7732
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
14 Aug 2016
“Yummy ice cream”
29 Jul 2016
“Our favorite ice cream around”
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601 W Locust St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-2801
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Reviewed 23 April 2013 via mobile

Best ice cream in town. Love it. Staff is very friendly and price is great. If your looking for some good ice cream you have to stop by and try it. Sitting is limited but that's ok.

Thank Palafox86
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Buzzed through the drive-thru & had quite an assortment to try in the car! Turtle Sundae - AWESOME! Butter Pecan in a Waffle Cone - Super creamy! Soft Serve Chocolate in a cup - Perfect! All for under $10.00! It's worth the trip!

Thank nancee62
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Lots of flavors to choose from. Good ice cream and lots of toppings too. Serving size was ample and shakes were very good.

Thank Eric L
Reviewed 10 January 2013

The turtle bars have thin watery ice cream now, not the rich ice cream that Carl used when he owned it.

Thank Teri G
Reviewed 21 October 2012

We went with the family. They have a very large menu, but we went just for ice cream. They have hard and soft serve ice cream, All 3 of us hard the hard ice cream and it was great. Very value priced as well. Highly...More

Thank pepechihuahua
Reviewed 11 October 2012

There is no place better for ice cream in the Bloomington/Normal area. Smooth, creamy and yummy. Large variety of flavors.

Thank MelissaW1
Reviewed 14 September 2012

I like to go to the one in Bloomington - Not Normal, IL. I always get great service there and my favorite icecream. Their menu is vast, and there is something for everyone!

1  Thank Skeenka
Reviewed 1 September 2012

Great selection of yogurt and ice cream. Little walk up place that seems to have a loyal local following. Reasonable prices for good quality.

Thank ReeSue
Reviewed 20 August 2012

A great local hangout where you'll get all kinds of great food. The drive-thru's slow but the ice cream is excellent! Don't forget the sundae.

Thank Publius43
Reviewed 18 August 2012

We have eaten at Carl's (Normal, IL) before and found it fairly good. Last week we were not so enthusiastic. How do you ruin a grilled cheese sandwich? Put a soggy dill pickle across the outside. How do you ruin a brat? Don't cook it...More

Thank BunnyoftheGlen
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  • Address: 601 W Locust St, Bloomington-Normal, IL 61701-2801
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Bloomington-Normal  >  Bloomington
  • Phone Number: +1 309-828-7732
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