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The Best Milkshake in Oak Lawn: You Decide

Help us decide who makes the best shake in town.

It’s time for another Chowdown Showdown, our new weekly feature that will not only give you great ideas on where to eat, but will allow you to tell everyone why your favorite restaurant is the best. 

The Chowdown Showdown pits Palos, Evergreen Park and Oak Lawn restaurants against each other to decide who makes a particular dish best. Before the competition starts, we need your ideas on who our Oak Lawn representative should be. 

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This week's showdown will celebrate the impending warm weather with that most classic of cool treats, the milkshake. I want you to tell me who makes the best shake in town. The winner will go on to face the best Palos and Evergreen Park have to offer.

How to Vote

There are three ways to vote for your favorite.

  1. Leave a comment on this article and tell us your pick and why you think they are the best. 
  2. Find your pick in our Oak Lawn Patch Directory and leave a review and tell the world just how good their milkshakes are. 
  3. Go to the Oak Lawn Patch Facebook page and tell us your pick. 

Get your votes in by Monday at 10 a.m. We will announce the winner and share the results of our taste test on Wednesday.

That's Not All . . .

The Oak Lawn Patch Directory allows you to leave reviews of your all your favorite places in town. From auto shops to eye doctors, hot dog stands to churches, find them in the directory and tell everyone why they are great.  

Start Reviewing and Rating




Terri Grandchamp March 30, 2012 at 12:25 PM
Andy's Frozen Custard has the best milkshakes with there once an hour making new ice cream for shakes, cones ects. Ever had a root beer shake or malt. try one today. We go there 2 sometimes 3 days a week. Hours are great too! Try Andys for great ice cream products
OL Resident March 30, 2012 at 01:02 PM
Cupid Candies. It is an institution that dates back generations. You took your date to the Coral Theatre and stopped at Cupid's for a Shake. They need your business now more than ever.
Ron Williams March 30, 2012 at 01:05 PM
Pot Bellies Oreo shake is thick and delicious, goes great with their tasty sandwiches.
Jimmy D March 30, 2012 at 01:08 PM
Vote #2 for Cupid Candies. It's been there forever and is simply the best for ice cream sundaes and shakes.
AnnieJ March 30, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Cupids! No question.
Jerry March 30, 2012 at 01:57 PM
Portillo's Chocolate Cake Shake is second to NONE!
Soxfan March 30, 2012 at 02:23 PM
Cupid's absolutely has the best shakes! And topped with the real whipped cream! Can't be beat!
Brittani Bulanda March 30, 2012 at 03:19 PM
Andy frozen custard has the best shakes They make there Ice cream hourly and they have great hours go there 2 to 3 times a week
Mark Dynia March 30, 2012 at 04:14 PM
"My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard, And they're like, It's better than yours, Damn right it's better than yours,..." Sorry to good to pass up. Continue on. :-) Lyrics by Kelis
Jim Vondracek March 30, 2012 at 09:26 PM
Cupid's malts are the absolute best - outstanding!
Vern Miller March 31, 2012 at 12:47 AM
Portillos chocolate cake shake is the best.............
MP March 31, 2012 at 12:47 PM
Cupid Candies, no question!
Lou March 31, 2012 at 07:09 PM
Cupid Candies has the best milkshakes and malts by far. They use the best ingredients and the shop has a "Fifties" atmosphere. You won't be disappointed.
Paula Ulatoski April 01, 2012 at 06:57 PM
Cupid Candies gets my vote! Hands down, they have the best shakes and malts!

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