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Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

7347 Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130-1543
+1 708-366-7970
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (28 reviews)
“sundae” (5 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00 Hours
7347 Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130-1543
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This neighborhood gem is worth the trip. The waffle cones and homemade just like the ice cream. Forest Parker’s frequent this place because they know it’s the best ice creams ever!!!

Thank Warren R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we visited on the recommendation of our b&b hosts following a good meal next door at the Heritage. There was a queue on a warm May evening but it was worth the wait. I would queue regularly for the ice cream if I lived locally...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Delightful interior with rather utilitarian table and chairs. Nice service, if a little uncertain. Wish they had more flavors.

Thank MarshBruce
Reviewed 27 August 2017

It's always an adventure to visit Matt and Connie Brown's Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor in Forest Park. What will they think of next? What cake should I try? What pie? Is there a better tasting creation than Peyton's Cinn-ful sundae? Which ice cream is...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We have visited a few times and always love the ice cream. It's an old fashioned ice cream parlor with a dozen or so little tables and a back room with tables/benches. The kids have been here for several birthday parties and have always enjoyed...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Drive by this first class establishment, and they are lined up out side the door. That is because you are getting the cream of the crop in ice cream. This is no second rate business, it is top Notch. Thanks

Thank James L
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

Our extended family went for the first time tonight. They had a massive selection of ice creams, cakes, cookies and pies. We ate lemon cheesecake ice cream, lemon sherbet, bubblegum, cow patty and a banana. It was all excellent, reasonably priced and great service!

Thank Steve P
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Old school ice cream parlor right in Forest Park, all sorts of great flavors! I had just a vanilla scoop but it was so thick and fresh. My boyfriend had cookie dough and cow tipping in a waffle bowl, he loved them both. This place...More

Thank d0ublevee
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Nice local ice cream parlor with an old fashioned feel. Sort of pricey but you can tell that it's quality home made ice cream which can be hard to come by nowadays. You definitely get what you pay for!

Thank Phylicia M
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great old time ice cream parlor the décor is great. I though that the price was a bit high. The ice cream was good but if you are familiar with artesian ice cream is a bit watered down and the nuts in the ice cream...More

Thank massey750
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7347 Madison St, Forest Park, IL 60130-1543
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Forest Park
  • Phone Number: +1 708-366-7970
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