Happy Valentine’s Day Braves! Looking to celebrate with something sweet? Check out some of our student’s favorite spots in the Peoria area to get some delicious desserts!
1. The Spotted Cow
A Peoria classic that is just down the road from campus! The Spotted Cow is one of the best spots for ice cream, but they also have some AMAZING food if you need something savory as well!
Location: 718 W Glen Ave, Peoria, IL 61614
Photo sourced from: https://thespottedcow.net/
They have everything from cheesecakes and pastries, to cookies and pies! If you need a sweet treat, come stop by this little shop down University Street!
Location: 4700 N University St #14a, Peoria, IL 61614
3. Emack & Bolio’s
Want some crazy good ice cream with a crazy cool backstory? Go try Emack & Bolio’s over in Peoria Heights! What used to be a small shop for musicians to come stop by after playing their shows is now serving up some tasty ice cream to hungry Bradley students!
Location: 4534 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
4. Las Delicias Mexican Ice Cream
About a 5 minute walk from campus, we have Las Delicias Mexican Ice Cream right down Main street! A beloved Bradley favorite, they have some delicious frozen treats waiting for you!
Location: 837 W Main St, Peoria, IL 61606
Photo sourced from: https://www.ubereats.com
5. The Nut House
Are you more of a candy person? Go stop by The Nut House in Downtown Peoria for some nutty treats, chocolate candies, and yummy gummies! Those with nut allergies are still welcome 😉
Location: 311 Main St, Peoria, IL 61602
Photo sourced from: http://www.thenuthousepeoria.com
6. Sugar Frenzy
Craving some delicious cakes? Look no further than Sugar Frenzy! They bake fresh daily cakes, cupcakes, cookies and more! Plus, they look just as incredible as they taste!
Location: 7706 North Grand Prairie Drive, Peoria, IL 61615
7. Sweet CeCe’s
The best fro-yo shop in town with a wall of toppings from your dreams! Come create your own frozen yogurt sundae with everything from gummies, syrups, fruit, cereal, chocolate and more!
Location: 5901 N Prospect Rd #15, Peoria, IL 61614
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8. Trefzger’s Bakery
As the oldest bakery in Central Illinois, Trefzger’s knows a thing or two about how to make some fantastic baked goods! You cannot leave Peoria without grabbing some of their famous cookies!
Location: 4416 N Prospect Rd, Peoria Heights, IL 61616
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