I Scream, You Scream, We LOVE Ice Cream


Cool off this summer with a tasty treat! Chicago is home to some of the sweetest ice cream money can buy and we’ve got the inside scoop on which shops are worth a try. 

Buzzed Bull Creamery

Located in Wicker Park, Buzzed Bull Creamery brings an adult twist to your favorite childhood dessert. Using liquid nitrogen and new technology, this ice cream is creamier and more satisfying than ever. For some added fun, add a shot of liquor to your favorite flavor combination or pass on the alcohol to enjoy a more traditional, family-friendly treat. 

The Original Rainbow Cone

This classic ice cream parlor gets it right when they say, “Life’s too short for just one flavor!” A Chicago tradition, be sure to try the titular Rainbow Cone that features five delicious flavors — orange sherbet, pistachio, palmer house, strawberry, and chocolate — all on one cone! Just don’t forget to snap a picture ‘cause we promise it looks almost as good as it tastes. 

Pretty Cool Ice Cream

Chill out in Logan Square and get a taste of Pretty Cool Ice Cream — a one-of-a-kind shop where you can try ice cream on a stick! Enjoy classic pops like chocolate or be a little more adventurous with one of their fruit and juice inspired bars! With multiple dairy-free and gluten-free options available, everyone can enjoy ice cream this summer. Pretty cool, right?


What’s better than ice cream? Ice cream paired with doughnuts, duh. Located in Chicago’s West Loop, BomboBar is famous for it’s bomboloni (i.e. Italian hole-less doughnuts) and creamy gelato combos. With a constantly changing menu, this shop is sure to have something new to try at every visit. Plus, you can also treat your pups with pooch-friendly doggie doughnuts and dairy-free gelato!

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