There's only one thing that can truly cool you down on a scorching-hot summer day: the best ice cream in Chicago. Thankfully, the city is dotted with shops that serve flavorful gelato, frosty Italian ice, fancy-ass popsicles and sky-high cones of hand-spun custard. It's easy to see why ice cream is the best dessert in Chicago—and perhaps a Chicago attraction in its own right. Want to taste five flavors at once? Original Rainbow Cone is where it's at. Looking for sundaes with a side of old-school vibes? Check out Margie's Candies. Ever wondered what saffron-flavored sorbet tastes like? Black Dog Gelato has you covered. No matter what you have planned this summer in Chicago, these top-notch ice cream shops will give you a sugar rush while keeping you cool. Lick your way through the best ice cream in Chicago!
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