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Sweet Pea's Ice Cream

) #2 of 2 Dessert in Highwood #18 of 46 Places to Eat in Highwood ₹₹ - ₹₹₹
764 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
+1 847-266-1116
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“parlor” (2 reviews)
“shake” (3 reviews)
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764 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
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Reviews (19)
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Sweet Pea always has interesting flavors that you never heard of and cool stuff like carrot-based frozen dessert that tastes just like ice cream. Their chocolate covered frozen bananas are a must, especially if you like peanut butter.

Thank RJ1340
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We have been going to this place since it first opened more than 10years ago. Named after the owners daughter who is all grown up now. It's a classic small town ice cream parlor serving a wide variety of flavors, malts, sundaes, etc. Fun place...More

Thank highwoodkevin
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My shake was very good, although I ordered a malt. Everyone I was with said the ice cream was very good. The man who served us was a bit grumpy, but suspect that might be part of the experience.

Thank justin w
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for ice cream. Was pleasantly surprised that Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream was their standard. Numerous selections and friendly service. Had read another review of cleanliness and must agree that attention to detail is something they need to work on here. It didn't hurt...More

Thank perrabbitts
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This ice cream is wonderful and there are so many unique flavors--even for non-fat lovers, the selection is unusual and tasty.

Thank Gennielee
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Eclectic little joint serves amazing flavors! We love the ice cream here and it's our location for sweet cream in summer or winter!

Thank brinkleyscott
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My wife and I will often indulge ourselves with ice cream at Sweet Pea's. They have a unique range of flavors to please our palates. I particularly enjoy their candy barb flavors like Almond Joy. The owner/proprietor is friendly, always ready with a quip. Old...More

Thank GerfnitAuthor
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Can't believe anyone would taste anything coming from this place. I have never seen such a filthy establishment. I don't think it has been cleaned in months. Surprised the health department hasn't shut it down.

Thank Carol L
Reviewed 3 June 2015

I have never seen so many delicious-sounding flavors one after another. As I stood in line in front of the glass case that held the ice-cream bins, I read the descriptions and moaned. I finally settled on a scoop of Zoreos--Zanzibar chocolate with pieces of...More

1  Thank laurie r
Reviewed 21 March 2015

how the heck did they get a peanut butter and jelly sandwich into the shake? and the froot loops ice cream tastes spot-on. i loved the wooden booths and vintage charm of this old-timey local ice cream joint, and i can't wait to return and...More

Thank McFliege
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 764 Sheridan Rd, Highwood, IL 60040-1002
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Lake County  >  Highwood
  • Phone Number: +1 847-266-1116
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