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Original Rainbow Cone

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible

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ORIGINAL RAINBOW CONE ICE CREAM
Chocolate, Strawberry, Palmer House, pistachio and Orange sherbet.
10.49
Quarts
6.49
Pints
3.99
Small Cones
5.29
Large Cones
2.29
Baby Cones
RAINBOW CONE CARRY-OUT CAKES
40.09
Rainbow Cone Carry-Out Cakes
The Rainbow Cake consists of all five ice cream flavors of the Rainbow Cone on top of a cake layer. Just stop by the store, pick out your cake from the freezer, and we can write a short personal message on it. Each cake serves 10-12 people.
FEATURE FLAVORS ICE CREAM
Black Walnut, Butter Pecan, New York Vanilla, Cookie Dough, Cookies &Cream, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Bubble Gum and Banana.
10.79
Quarts
6.59
Pints
4.09
Small Cones
5.39
Large Cones
2.29
Baby Cones
EVERYTHING ELSE
5.19
Small Sundae
6.39
Large Sundae
6.89
Banana Split
5.19
Small Shake
6.39
Large Shake
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It has been quite some time since I last ate a Rainbow Cone. Nothing compares to it. This place is a Chicago classic, and well worth the stop.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave P
Reviewed May 14, 2019

I love this place. If you are looking for a great place to cool off and enjoy a childhood ice-cream favorite this is the place for you. Just go in and you will see for yourself!

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank HisLovelyWife
Reviewed May 3, 2019

This long time Chicago Mecca is still around because it delivers highly flavorful cones in a happy place. Each of the ice cream flavor wedges is stacked in proper order and each retains a distinct flavor with texture from cherries, pecan bits and pistachio! A...More

Date of visit: May 2019
1  Thank TerryL1462
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Delicious ice cream for the whole family. We get cones while there and get a quart for home, sometimes 2!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jae0226
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Honestly, the last time that I had a rainbow cone was when I was detailed to the Taste of Chicago in uniform. There was nothing more fun than walking around in uniform eating a rainbow cone, especially if you dripped on the blue shirt. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Allen21096
Reviewed August 9, 2018

Nobody makes pizza like Chicago and nobody makes ice cream like the Original Rainbow Cone, a Chicago original. Located at 9233 South Western Ave. on Chicago's South Side, Original Rainbow Cone has been delighting adults and children since 1926. Founder Joseph Sapp chose 92nd and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Taylor B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

No doubt the original rainbow cone is a fun treat. If you want to try it, the Navy Pier location is the place to go. But the South Side location is really far away. And, if you bring your kids, there is no bathroom, yes...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hltrjk
Reviewed July 2, 2018

This is a must stop location for this hand packed creation! Parking is tight but cars move quickly, service is fast. Take plenty of napkins to wipe your face and hands with your cone or get a cup and spoon to stay clean. Great place...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank REXM496
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

My family and I were visiting from another state. Although I am originally from Chicago, I can appreciate good ice cream. The lines are rather long but the workers try to get you in and out. The flavors of ice cream they have are quite...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank E9185NQjamesb
Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

Best ice cream in town! My family is all over Chicago and none of them have ever taken me! Lol so I decided to be a tourist and plan my own stops! This one will def stay at the top of my list!

Date of visit: July 2017
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