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Dockside Ice Cream

100 W Madison St, Waukegan, IL 60085-4312
+1 847-263-1846
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good42%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Mar 2018
“Best ice cream and frozen yogurt in town!”
10 Nov 2017
“Ice cream”
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100 W Madison St, Waukegan, IL 60085-4312
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Not only do they have great ice cream and frozen yogurt, their sundaes and milk shakes are excellent. And, once can see the Waukegan Harbor-marina from just outside the ice cream shoppe! A great place to spend a warm summer day.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Timothy F
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Nice place to be in summer time, the ice cream is good, they have other meals in the menu, great service.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Pablo R
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

They serve Cedar Crest ice cream which, being from Utah, was new to us. We loved the Amaretto Cherry Mackinac Island Fudge shake we got. Subtle cherry flavor and loved the chocolate chunks. The location right by the dock was great, and on the weekends...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 736edb
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Friendly staff, great ice cream names. I tried the Sea Turtle in a cup. Cones were large sized. Tight space so take it to go to an outdoor picnic table.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank photoscrap
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Tried this at suggestion of friends. Since we are never in this area, didn't even know it existed. We are happy we tried it. Small little ice cream shop with outdoor seating only. Lots of ice cream choices including cones, shakes, malts, sundaes, etc. We...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 27 March 2016

When I first visited this ice cream shop , I realized that this was "THE" shop for ice cream . First of all , I felt great because I was graciously greeted which made me feel good and at home . After talking for a...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank JC-n2-Cl
Reviewed 4 September 2014

This is a great little family run business that has excellent ice cream. Want a special treat for dessert? This is the place to go for sights, smells and tastes.

Date of visit: July 2014
Thank Sandy S
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  • Address: 100 W Madison St, Waukegan, IL 60085-4312
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Waukegan
  • Phone Number: +1 847-263-1846
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