Since 1969, restaurant, hotel, travel & other witty reviews by a handpicked, worldwide team of discerning professionals—and your views, too.

2016 Top 10 Ice Cream Shops in Chicago Area

Savor unique creations at Black Dog Gelato in Chicago

Our cravings for ice cream started as soon as we recognized the jingle of the ice cream truck that cruised through our neighborhood once temperatures climbed. We know there's nothing better than savoring something cold and sweet on a hot day, although we've also been known to indulge in a bowl of frozen confection when it's freezing outside. Get the scoop on the top 10 parlors in Chicago, presented in alphabetical order, that dish out the best ice cream, gelato, frozen custard and many more varieties of this summery treat.


Next > 


Discover new restaurants in Chicago like mfk.
New Restaurants in Chicago
Find all the Chicago restaurants that have opened recently with GAYOT's round-up.

See What's New in Chicago!

View more of GAYOT's Best Ice Cream Shops in Chicago


Find out which restaurants and chefs top the list of GAYOT's 2016 Annual Restaurant Awards.