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Since 1919, Petersen's Ice Cream has been serving up some of the best desserts in Chicagoland. In addition to traditional ice cream cones, they offer milkshakes, hot fudge sundaes, malts, floats, and banana splits. Flavors are more on the traditional side, but the quality and freshness are superb. If you're looking for recommendations, the butter pecan and cappuccino flavors get rave reviews from repeat customers. This year, the family-owned, old-fashioned ice cream parlor will celebrate 100 years of operation making it an truly an Oak Park institution.