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Julie Ann's Frozen Custard

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6500 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-3117
+1 815-459-9117
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11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can put together an\y combination here and they will mix it up fresh for you. Lots of flavors and toppings. Portions size is large. If you are looking for a real treat you wont be disappointed.

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Thank Joanne Matik M
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have had most flavors over a couple of decades - still love the vanilla. I smile while I eat the custard, but many of the employees don't make customers feel welcomed. This could be a result of top-down example, so please remember to smile and, at least pretend, to be friendly.

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Thank 440lmc
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

what can i say simply awesome!! best turtle sundae ever!! worth every penny! I would buy the chocolate shakes for my husband when he was going through throat cancer treatments. It was one of things he could taste!

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Thank Kathy T
McHenry, Illinois
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

They have the best custard around. New special flavor every day. They have a huge menu, but I go for the custard.

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Thank Jerry2146
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

While the yogurt is good, the selection of items is confusing. The chalk board has "names" of items with NO description of it's contents. I asked the "kid" at the counter if there was a menu, he looked around, and said "I guess someone took it". No offer to get another one or explain if we had questions. "kid" employees... More 

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Thank RyanErin2014
Cary, Illinois
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

Turtle sundae is top drawer! Been around for years and is still a winner. Closed down a few years ago but back now:-)

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Thank Michele H
Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

For over 25 years we have been going to Julie Ann's Frozen Custard in Crystal Lake. When we first moved to the area, it was down on Rte 14 near Rte 31, and for a few years they were closed. But thank heavens, they opened up a new shop several years ago. Fantastic frozen custard!!!

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Thank KateBallew
Crystal Lake, IL
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

I'm never disappointed when I stop in at Julie Ann's. First off, the kids that work there are always on their game, always friendly and helpful. And then there's the choices. It can be overwhelming, but in a good way, to be sure! If you have friends or family in town, this is one of those "gotta stop in" places.... More 

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Thank StuwArt
Elgin, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

We frequent Julie Ann's because they have been consistently outstanding in the offerings for frozen custard. There is seating available (maybe 20 seats) inside or in the warmer weather you can sit outside. The shop is always clean, smells clean and has excellent signage, so you know what to order. Lots of varieties. Our favorite thing is the offering of... More 

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Thank RockFusion
Crystal Lake, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

Just visited At 7:30pm on a Saturday with my husband, 3 yr old and 1 yr old. Never again! The custard is delicious but waiting with small children when two orders behind you come out ahead of you is a nightmare. May I add we ordered a one scoop baby cone, one scoop adult cone, a scoop in a dish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6500 Northwest Hwy, Crystal Lake, IL 60014-3117
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Crystal Lake
  • Phone Number: +1 815-459-9117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?