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822 US Highway 24 W, Gilman, IL 60938-8001
+1 815-265-4115
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Bradley, Illinois
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275 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We ordered shakes. We pointed out the picture had whipped cream and a cheery on top of the shake. The server, begrudgingly, put just a little (very little) whip cream on the top of each shake and a cherry on top. and said nothing, like we had put her out, for asking for our shakes to match the picture!

Thank Allen_M_54
Dallas, North Carolina
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Quick and a great value. Great place to go for lunch to get a burger and hot fries before you have their ice cream! Fast and friendly service

Thank Catherine B
Springfield, Illinois
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

always love Dairy Queen. Gilman's doesn't let down. always scrumptious and delicious with lots of cherries on top.

Thank YouHeartJoan
Pataskala, Ohio
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393 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 268 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

After a long day of traveling and spending the day at Indiana Beach Amusement Park, a friend and I stopped here for dinner before heading to our hotel for the night. The place seemed fairly clean. Employees were generally friendly. My friend received his order right away. My food took a LONG time. They seemed more concerned with the drive... More 

Thank Amusementparkguy
East Berlin, Pennsylvania
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2016

On a long road trip, my wife wanted a sundae, and saw this DQ, so we stopped. How bad is this restaurant? Let me count the ways: broken sidewalks make walking in an adventure. Rest rooms that were filthy. What I assume were the owner's daughters more concerned with talking than taking orders. The man in front of me waited... More 

Thank Ed R
Muncie, Indiana
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916 reviews
805 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015 via mobile

Primitive as it is, I was hungry for some DQ Soft Serve Chocolate. SO HUNGRY, that it didn't matter that it was a 1950's DQ. The dessert was great !!! Thank-You OWNERS, DQ, & STAFF for this place, for the travelers !!!

Thank JpDrumr
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Order is ALWAYS messed up, takes forever, and we repeat our order 6+ times, ice creams always melted by time of getting it, and I've complained about finding hair in my food 5 times and never even get an apology.

Thank paige m
Racine, Wisconsin
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2015

As the other reviewers indicated, this Dairy Queen has not been maintained much, if it all, over the last 20 years. The outside needs paint and landscaping work (not that such things matter for food, but you start to notice things like that as other things pop up). We arrived as most of their guests probably do- taking a break... More 

Thank Jim M
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2014 via mobile

Nice location just south of Chicago when entering or leaving the city on 57. Poorly maintained. I would stick with the ice cream and not get the chicken basket.

1 Thank Erik_saluki
Saint Louis, Missouri
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48 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2014

Like literally, they haven't updated this DQ in 20 years, I know because I used to go here in the early 90s when I lived in that area. Beyond that it's perfectly fine. They need a remodel though.

1 Thank devinmiller

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Restaurant Details

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    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 822 US Highway 24 W, Gilman, IL 60938-8001
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Gilman
  • Phone Number: +1 815-265-4115

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