You go to Homer’s for the ice cream, but the food is great, and varied enough for kids and adults. It’s been a North Shore tradition forever.
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I bought banana, coconut, strawberry and chocolate chip. I defy you to find a better version of any of them anywhere. It’s the freshest, richest, most flavorful ice cream I’ve ever had! I also bought a jar of their homemade caramel sauce, which was good...More
Homer's is a local favorite. I have taken my children here since a very young age. It's the place you go with your best friend and her kids, it's the place you go with your baseball team-win or lose. When I had oral surgery it's...More
Having seen this place featured on Chicago's Best, we just had to try it. We should have realized it wasn't great when the place was almost empty at 9:00pm on a Sat. night following a 90° day. I ordered a hot fudge sundae; my husband...More
Local spot for ice cream,burgers, hot dogs, chicken sandwiches. Known for peach ice cream, but they have other flavors. Counter service fast food and ice cream parlor setting with a number of tables. Parking is on the side of the building.
This is an old fashioned ice cream parlor. You order your ice cream on one side and food on the other. I didn't try any of the food, but did try the peach and coconut ice cream. The peach was OK, but I really liked...More
It used to be a 5 out of 5; now it barely is a three. Making business on their fame not on current outdated and plain ambience. Ice cream and hot fudge is still above average but new management and new look is very needed.
According to legend, notorious Chicago gangster Al Capone, who had a lakefront cottage in nearby Glencoe, was a frequent and very satisfied customer of Homer's Restaurant and Ice Cream Parlor, which opened in 1935 at 1237 Green Bay Road in Wilmette. Well, Homer's has been...More
Homer's is synonymous with the North Shore. It has been around longer than this reviewer, and has never missed a beat on quality, size of portions, and ambiance (if one can call lots of families with kids running to and fro, and lots of noise,...More