Grab a scoop or two from these Chicago and suburban ice cream shops!
Beat the summer heat with a tasty treat! Chicago is home to many ice cream parlors and creameries to help keep cool. Try any of these favorite Chicago or suburban locations, and don’t forget the sprinkles!
From ice cream truck to famous storefront, try Bobtail’s Ice Cream! Bobtail’s offers small-town feel with an urban touch. Try Chicago-based flavors such as Daley Addiction, Lakeview Barhopper and Cubby Crunch. If you need a caffeine kick, try the specialty Bobby Joe, ice cream blended with coffee and espresso. Only a 10 minute ride on the 36 bus from The Belden Stratford!
Indulge yourself with delicious sweets from Ghirardelli Chocolate Café! Ghirardelli is America’s longest operating chocolate manufacturer, opening in America in 1849. Try any of their decadent sundaes such as Crissy Fields, Earthquake or Treasure Island. Choose from over 12 ice cream flavors, serves in a handmade waffle cone or in shakes or floats. Only a 7 minute walk from Columbus Plaza!
Step back in time to an all-American diner with Five Faces Ice Cream! Five faces serves throwback soft serve as a cone or a shake, along with other classic diner foods for cheap! Only a 9 minute walk from State & Chestnut or an 11 minute walk from The Chicagoan!
Get a taste of Italy with rich gelato at Gelati! Gelati rotates over 75 unique flavors, including Amerena, Biscotto, Donatella and Fior de Latte. Only a 10 minute drive from Lincoln At The Parks.