50 sweet scoops
Anthony's Homemade Italian Ice is one of 50 sweet scoops.

1. Anthony's Homemade Italian Ice

3442 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lakeview · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The strawberry lemonade Italian ice is like summer on your spoon. Read more.

Bellezza Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

2. Bellezza Gelato

7.1
3637 N Harlem Ave, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Dunning · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Banana Fudge is like a cocoa-covered banana, sans stick. Read more.

Black Dog Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

3. Black Dog Gelato

9.5
859 N Damen Ave (at Iowa), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · East Ukrainian Village · 78 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Try the malted vanilla gelato, which tastes exactly like a milkshake—before the blender. Read more.

Bobtail Ice Cream Company is one of 50 sweet scoops.

4. Bobtail Ice Cream Company

9.3
2951 N Broadway St (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lake View East · 82 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The mango Italian ice is sweet, sunny perfection. Read more.

Patel Brothers is one of 50 sweet scoops.

5. Patel Brothers

7.4
2600 W Devon Ave, Chicago, IL
Grocery Store · West Ridge · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The cashew raisin flavor is ridiculously rich and satisfying. Read more.

The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor is one of 50 sweet scoops.

6. The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

9.3
7347 Madison St (btwn Circle Ave & Burkhardt Ct), Forest Park, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 42 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Banana Cream Pie was hands down, our staff favorite. Nuff said! Read more.

Canady Le Chocolatier is one of 50 sweet scoops.

7. Canady Le Chocolatier

824 S Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · South Loop · 13 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Blueberry Tartufo has grown-up flavor, kid-perfect purple color. Read more.

Bobtail Ice Cream Company is one of 50 sweet scoops.

8. Bobtail Ice Cream Company

9.3
2951 N Broadway St (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lake View East · 82 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The White Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup ice cream has big candy cups in creamy, smooth white heaven. Read more.

Capannari Ice Cream is one of 50 sweet scoops.

9. Capannari Ice Cream

8.9
10 S Pine St, Mount Prospect, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 31 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Chocolate Mint Mousse is pure frozen Frango Mint perfection. Read more.

Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe is one of 50 sweet scoops.

10. Bittersweet Pastry Shop & Cafe

8.1
1114 W Belmont Ave (btwn Seminary & Clifton), Chicago, IL
Bakery · Lakeview · 34 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The summer-only Strawberry Rhubarb sorbet is better than pie. Read more.

The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor is one of 50 sweet scoops.

11. The Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

9.3
7347 Madison St (btwn Circle Ave & Burkhardt Ct), Forest Park, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 42 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Bear Claw combines gooey caramel in dark chocolate ice cream—totally mud-pie messy. Read more.

Flamingo Ice Cream is one of 50 sweet scoops.

12. Flamingo Ice Cream

6733 Cermak Rd, Berwyn, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 3 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Batman ice cream has tri-flavor insanity (in Superman colors!). Read more.

Black Dog Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

13. Black Dog Gelato

9.5
859 N Damen Ave (at Iowa), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · East Ukrainian Village · 78 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Get your fingers out of the jar and order a scoop of Nutella gelato instead. Read more.

Bobtail Ice Cream Company is one of 50 sweet scoops.

14. Bobtail Ice Cream Company

9.3
2951 N Broadway St (at W Wellington Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lake View East · 82 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Cubby Crunch is Bobtail's #1 flavor for kids (sprinkles!) and pays homage to Wrigley's loveable losers. Read more.

Capannari Ice Cream is one of 50 sweet scoops.

15. Capannari Ice Cream

8.9
10 S Pine St, Mount Prospect, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 31 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Brownie Batter tastes just like Duncan Hines. Read more.

Miko's Italian Ice is one of 50 sweet scoops.

16. Miko's Italian Ice

9.1
2236 N Sacramento Ave (at Lyndale St.), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Logan Square · 19 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Miko's Passion Fruit Italian ice is a light choice for non-sweet-tooths. Read more.

Paciugo Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

17. Paciugo Gelato

9.1
3241 N Broadway St (at W Melrose St.), Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · Lake View East · 65 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Concord Grape sorbet is a cup of grapey goodness without being too sweet. Read more.

Caffe Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

18. Caffe Gelato

8.2
2034 W Division St (btwn N Damen Ave & N Hoyne Ave), Chicago, IL
Bakery · Wicker Park · 15 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Blood Orange gelato is Play-Doh bright. Better yet, it tastes like Pez! Read more.

Homers Ice Cream is one of 50 sweet scoops.

19. Homers Ice Cream

9.1
1237 Green Bay Rd, Wilmette, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 29 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Prairie Berry ice cream has four kinds of berry bliss. Read more.

George's Ice Cream & Sweets is one of 50 sweet scoops.

20. George's Ice Cream & Sweets

9.1
5306 N Clark St (at W Berwyn Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Andersonville · 79 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Tiny chocolate-coated caramel cups in caramel ice cream=jackpot! Read more.

Mindy's Hot Chocolate is one of 50 sweet scoops.

21. Mindy's Hot Chocolate

9.0
1747 N Damen Ave (at W Willow St), Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · Bucktown · 185 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: You’ll love the scoops of salted caramel so much, you’ll want to marry it. Read more.

Via Gelato & Cafe is one of 50 sweet scoops.

22. Via Gelato & Cafe

1853 Tower Dr, Glenview, IL
Sandwich Place · 21 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Oreo gelato....that is all. Read more.

Margie's Candies is one of 50 sweet scoops.

23. Margie's Candies

9.1
1960 N Western Ave (at W Armitage Ave), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Logan Square · 90 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The cheesecake ice cream is a little slice of heaven. Read more.

Petersen's Old Fashioned Ice Cream is one of 50 sweet scoops.

24. Petersen's Old Fashioned Ice Cream

9.0
1100 Chicago Ave (at Marion St), Oak Park, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 14 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The green mint chocolate chip is an old-school, Martian-green classic. Read more.

Scooter's Frozen Custard is one of 50 sweet scoops.

25. Scooter's Frozen Custard

9.3
1658 W Belmont Ave (at Paulina St.), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lakeview · 56 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Grab a graham and you’ve got s’mores with their Chocolate Marshmallow ice cream. Read more.

Drew's Eatery is one of 50 sweet scoops.

26. Drew's Eatery

2207 W Montrose Ave (Corner of Lincoln & Montrose), Chicago, IL
Hot Dog Joint · Ravenswood · 8 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Mackinac Island fudge is from cult-fave Ashby's Sterling in Michigan. Read more.

Windy City Sweets is one of 50 sweet scoops.

27. Windy City Sweets

8.3
3308 N Broadway St (at W Aldine Ave), Chicago, IL
Candy Store · Lake View East · 30 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Forget the sundae—just eat 
the black cherry vanilla topper! Read more.

Oberweis Dairy is one of 50 sweet scoops.

28. Oberweis Dairy

1293 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Paulina St), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Wicker Park · 15 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Dulce de Leche is a perfect blend of caramel and vanilla. Read more.

Mariano's Fresh Market is one of 50 sweet scoops.

29. Mariano's Fresh Market

8.5
3350 N Western Ave (at W Roscoe St), Chicago, IL
Supermarket · Roscoe Village · 90 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Go to the nut house by way of the buttery Amore Banana Nut Love Gelato. Read more.

Plush Horse is one of 50 sweet scoops.

30. Plush Horse

9.4
12301 S 86th Ave (at 123rd St), Palos Park, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 26 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Supertykes will love the Day-Glo palette of the Superman cone. Read more.

Paciugo Gelato is one of 50 sweet scoops.

31. Paciugo Gelato

9.1
3241 N Broadway St (at W Melrose St.), Chicago, IL
Dessert Shop · Lake View East · 65 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Mixed-in sprinkles make the cake batter a win 
with kids. Read more.

Scooter's Frozen Custard is one of 50 sweet scoops.

32. Scooter's Frozen Custard

9.3
1658 W Belmont Ave (at Paulina St.), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lakeview · 56 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The German Chocolate Cake nicely captures the chocolate and coconut flavors of the kuchen. Read more.

Anthony's Homemade Italian Ice is one of 50 sweet scoops.

33. Anthony's Homemade Italian Ice

3442 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Lakeview · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Watermelon Italian Ice is picnic-perfect, minus the seeds. Read more.

Spiaggia is one of 50 sweet scoops.

34. Spiaggia

9.0
980 N Michigan Ave (at Oak St), Chicago, IL
Italian Restaurant · Streeterville · 58 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The red raspberry gelato is practically fresh from the patch. Read more.

Oberweis Dairy is one of 50 sweet scoops.

35. Oberweis Dairy

1293 N Milwaukee Ave (at N Paulina St), Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Wicker Park · 15 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Udderly Truffle has chocolate truffle bits swirled into vanilla goodness. Read more.

Rainbow Cone is one of 50 sweet scoops.

36. Rainbow Cone

9.3
9233 S Western Ave, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · Beverly · 41 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Bubble Gum cone is a rite of passage for under-12s. Read more.

Tom & Wendee's Homemade Italian Ice is one of 50 sweet scoops.

37. Tom & Wendee's Homemade Italian Ice

5.9
1136 W Armitage Ave, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · North Side · 9 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Pucker up with the Citrus Blast Italian Ice. Read more.

Plush Horse is one of 50 sweet scoops.

38. Plush Horse

9.4
12301 S 86th Ave (at 123rd St), Palos Park, IL
Ice Cream Shop · 26 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Ignore the earthy color of the red velvet and just taste it. Read more.

39. Via Gelato & Cafe

1853 Tower Dr, Glenview, IL
Sandwich Place · 21 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Ferrero Rocher gelato tastes like a fondly remembered semester abroad in Europe. Read more.

George's Restaurant is one of 50 sweet scoops.

40. George's Restaurant

7.5
3445 S Halsted St (at 35th St.), Chicago, IL
Burger Joint · Bridgeport · 12 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: Door County Cherry is utterly cherry-licious ice cream. Read more.

Paleteria La Tropicana is one of 50 sweet scoops.

41. Paleteria La Tropicana

6524 S Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL 60629, Chicago, IL
Ice Cream Shop · West Lawn · 2 tips and reviews

Time Out Chicago KidsTime Out Chicago Kids: The Guava Sorbet is a tropical vacation in scoop form. Read more.