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“Takes Forever”

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Carl's Ice Cream Factory
Ranked #6 of 11 Dessert in Bloomington
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Springfield, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Takes Forever”
Reviewed 16 July 2013 via mobile

My husband and I visited Carl's while on a trip and passing through Bloomington. We literally sat for over half an hour while watching everyone around us get our food. We ordered simple BLT sandwiches as the other orders were hamburgers, tenderloin sandwiches, etc. service is definitely mediocre for food that's just 'ok'

  • Visited July 2013
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English first
Bloomington, Illinois
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Neat 50s style”
Reviewed 3 June 2013

Love the neat 50s style inside. Even the girl behind the counter remind you of the good-old days. Excellent burgers! Excellent ice cream choices! Fair prices considering it's delicious. Much better quality & prices than IHOP, for instance.

Visited November 2012
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Thank Jackie G
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Bloomington, Illinois
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Love it”
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.

  • Visited April 2013
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Demotte, IN
Level 4 Contributor
22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“We Tried A Little of EVERYTHING!”
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!

Visited April 2013
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Thank nancee62
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Naperville, Illinois
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Great Ice Cream”
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.

Visited March 2013
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Thank Eric L
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