Old Chicago Inn's Inside Scoop on Local Ice Cream Shops
Chicago is home to many extravagant attractions and sites, including local ice cream shops. Whether you're visiting Chicago or live here, you're in luck because there are a lot of sweet treats in this Windy City. We're here to let you in on some of the best spots that our own Lakeview neighborhood has to offer, each within walking distance of the Old Chicago Inn.
According to Time Out New York, their local shop has clinched the 13th spot in the top 21 Best Ice Cream Shops in America. Along with their delightful weekly flavors, their Boston Shake is guaranteed to make your taste buds dance in awe as you take in spoonfuls of the rich custard milkshake topped with hot fudge and whipped cream. Scooter’s Frozen Custard is bound to give you a sugar rush, but it's definitely worth it.
Established in 2004, Bobtail has been serving savory and sweet to people across Chicago for 14 years. With their fresh energy and urban touch, they allow customers to create their own unique flavors. Want to make your own quirky dessert? Fill out a customer creation form when you visit and see if your flavor gets chosen! If you're one of those people who enjoys eating a classic vanilla dipped ice cream cone or making your own giant sundae, then Bobtail Ice Cream Co. is a must try for you!
Come for the ice cream, but stay for the candy! Whether you’re four or 40, both the candy and ice cream will be hard to resist. Windy City Sweets offers a large selection of yogurts, sorbets, and world famous ice cream, along with over 1200 speciality treats. These endless options will have you contemplating what to choose. Windy City Sweets is one of the most well known candy stores with an ice cream counter in Chicago.
These ice cream shops are among the many local attractions that would complement your stay at Old Chicago Inn!