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10 S Pine St, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
(847) 392-2277
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Windy City's best ice cream

My family loves this place. We are local but have relatives from all across the U.S. who insist on a trip to Cap's when they are in town. Set in a historic general store this place is oozing charm. Local teenagers scoop generous cones or cups. The ice cream is made on site and unbelievably... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 10, 2015
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Chicago
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Chicago
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My family loves this place. We are local but have relatives from all across the U.S. who insist on a trip to Cap's when they are in town. Set in a historic general store this place is oozing charm. Local teenagers scoop generous cones or cups. The ice cream is made on site and unbelievably delicious. There is not too... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This business is housed in a building moved several blocks to preserve it and restored by the local high school trade class. It's got plenty of character alone, but add a local garden for small kids to run around in and you'll find plenty of fun for the whole family. The flavor offerings are, in a word, unique. Favorites of... More 

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Glen Ellyn IL USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Last Saturday, my husband & I went to this ice cream shop for our first time. I had the butter pecan & my husband had black raspberry chip. This ice cream was honestly the best I have ever eaten! It was so creamy & not too sweet. The staff was friendly and efficient . We drove about 45 minutes to... More 

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great local ice cream shop in a historic building. Lots of charm and best ice cream around. They have a long list of regular flavors and also a rotating list. Go there often so you don't miss some of the great, unique flavors. A few rotating favorites of mine are the ginger ice cream, red velvet and carrot cake. Cake... More 

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Mt. Prospect
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Nice people working there and the ice cream is great, but the price is getting out of hand and I think they could reach more people with cheaper prices.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I know that I am in the minority, but am not a fan of ice cream, but having been raised in a family that loved it, I've tasted quite a few. Nothing compares to Capannari's. It's a small, family-owned concern, the ice cream is made fresh upstairs and it's situated in an old building which was transported from another location... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Some of the best ice cream I have ever had. The black Licorice is divine, as is the peach, mocha, and all the others. Only open Spring,summer and fall. Get it while you can. Great setting, and garden to enjoy your treat.

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Mount Prospect, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This is such a cute place, and a great first job for the local teenagers. I love siting in The garden with my dog eating ice cream.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

You'll find delicious ice cream in an 1880 restored general store/post office. They make all the classic flavors -- plus unique, limited-run choices. The licorice is amazing. If you can't make up your mind, order the "flight" -- your custom combo of any four flavors. The limoncello is possibly the best Italian ice around. Sundaes, milk shakes, chocolate bananas, decorated... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Friendly servers, delicious flavors of ice cream, cute, historic venue made into a one-of-a kind ice cream parlor. THIS PLACE IS AWESOME!!!! In summer they have movies and bands...altho the ice cream is reason enough! They have Guiness this month...time to go try it! I had to say we were here for drinks (they do have milkshakes!) because there is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 10 S Pine St, Mount Prospect, IL 60056
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Mount Prospect
  • Phone Number: (847) 392-2277

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Dessert
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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