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Bobtail Ice Cream

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2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
+1 773-880-7372
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“ice cream” (17 reviews)
“oreos” (3 reviews)
“sundae” (2 reviews)
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2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream was ok, no complains. But, place needs some renovations. Seedy is best description, not too appetizing really. Convenient for matinee at Timeline theater, but that's it. Seems like better places just down the street.

Thank PhoenixBikeman
Reviewed July 10, 2017

My wife ordered PEACH ice cream and the peach parts were so tiny, and flavor was almost all vanilla. The lady just in front of us had just ordered before we got there and after we got ours, she complained to employee. She said the...More

Thank MRbluegill
Reviewed January 8, 2017 via mobile

The best hot chocolate that is steamed with whatever ice cream you want-- Delicious!! Ice cream is great too! Cute Atmosphere

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed November 8, 2016

Did you know that Bobtail Ice Cream Company at 2951 North Broadway is the only Chicago company that makes its own truly home-made, hard-pack ice cream? Now you do. Established in 2004 by Jeff Wilcoxon and Chris Hill, who joined with partner John Rutledge, Bobtail...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

So many flavors, so little time. I am fortunate that I have young kids so they are obliged to give their mama a taste of their ice cream. I had the daily, special peach. I thought it was great, but after sampling my girls flavors...More

Thank EllaPaige
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

It is 95 degrees outside. Their fridges didn't work correctly and the ice cream was very soft and warm. Gross. No seats in shade, we had to sit in the floor. The picture shows the only shade.

Thank Gustavo T
Reviewed May 26, 2016

Everyone loves ice cream! This is super flavorful ice cream from an old fashioned ice cream parlor. Outside seating is available.

Thank JaneMP
Reviewed December 13, 2015

Friendly place to stop and have a yummy cup of ice cream. At times you may need to wait in line before being serviced. No worry it will be worth the wait.

Thank stopsey
Reviewed October 26, 2015

Some their flavors are okay, others are poor quality. There are definitely better places in the area. I've seen staff there be very friendly and I've seen other staff members behave rudely, acting like they are doing you a favor. Also, when the first opened,...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed July 20, 2015

A great place for a summertime treat or anytime for that matter. We really enjoyed stopping at Bobtail for a treat on a nice day. They have a decent amount of outdoor seating there is a nice mural on the wall outside. They had a...More

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-880-7372
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