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Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

#101 of 8,445 Restaurants in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Near North Side
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830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2078
312-337-9330
Website
Today
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children

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Visitor rating
  • 113
    Excellent
  • 68
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
amazing coffee

it is a wonderful shop selling the famous ghiradelli chocolates and icecreams had a nice warm cofee. tried the sea salt caramel coffee it was amazing must visit

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 22, 2014
Sneha S
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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20 reviews 20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

it is a wonderful shop selling the famous ghiradelli chocolates and icecreams had a nice warm cofee. tried the sea salt caramel coffee it was amazing must visit

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North Tustin, CA
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Nice to find a great ice cream shop. Every bit as good as SF location. Great location right off Magnificent Mile.

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Edison, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Disliked - very crowded on Saturday with tourists and shoppers, and disorganized ordering process. There looked to be multiple lines, so didn't know where to go to place an order. Liked - the menu. You can't go wrong with Ghirardelli. We got the brownie sundae - and it tasted as great as we expected/wanted it to!

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Chicago
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

by far the most amazing delicious sundae I have ever had, make sure you ask for the extra shot of hot fudge, they give you in a shot glass, yummmm!

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New Orleans
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86 reviews 86 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Our family visited on a cold wintry day. It was a great, fun diversion from shopping that we still discuss months later. My wife and I shared the banana split which had the best tasting hot fudge. Our kids enjoyed either cones, milkshake or a small sundae. It is less than a block off of the Magnificent Mile. Take a... More 

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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107 reviews 107 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great treat especially when its cold and windy. They even hand out a free sample when you walk in. Would highly recommend the salted caramel hot cocoa.

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Totowa, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

a great stop for hot chocolate on a cold day. I thought was pricey by the pound at least they great you with a piece when you walk in. Had to wait 10 minutes for a table to open up ( we hear that is standard )

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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193 reviews 193 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband and I couldn't stop thinking about the world famous hot fudge sundae, so we went for a treat and it was our "dinner"! We also had the same thing in San Francisco and it was delicious there. Not as good this time, but still really good! This is a great spot! We enjoyed sitting at the window and... More 

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Gladstone, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

i wish i had a suitcase big enough to bring all the chocolate home with me! it was sooo good! and the hot fudge sundaes are awesome!!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This shop is featured many Chicago city guides. With a familiar brand name and looking very attractive from inside and out, we didn't doubt much then went inside to try it out. Tried the milk chocolate milkshake (forgot the exact name) and honestly it was one of the best we have never had! Took the window seat to look at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2078
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Near North Side
  • Neighborhood: Near North Side
  • Phone Number: 312-337-9330

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 20
  • Cuisine: Dessert

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?