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Margie's Candies

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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DELUXE SANDWICHES
includes a bowl of soup of the day
Tuna Salad
your choice of bread with lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips. nothing equals a big t other than a big t of the sea! all white meat
Tuna Salad, Melted Cheese & Tomato
Egg Salad Sandwich
made fresh daily with your choice of bread, lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips
Chicken Salad Sandwich
made fresh daily with your choice of bread, lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips
Lean Corned Beef Sandwich
kosher style with swiss cheese or plain on your choice of bread with lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips. an olde-bucktown treat
Sliced Turkey Breast Sandwich
a dorothy special! add cheese if you like
Ham Sandwich
baked ham with trimmings, lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips. honey baked ham garnished with pineapple
Sirloin Beefburger
served with onion, lettuce and tomato. a joe brown special. add cheese or make it a jumbo
Grilled Or Plain Cheese
american or swiss, grilled to perfection with lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips
Italian Beef On A Bun
PLATES AND DINNERS
includes choice of soup or salad
Ham Plate
honey baked, potatoes, a special
Breast Of Chicken Plate
lettuce, tomato, pickle and chips - a real health treat
Hawaiian Plate
cottage cheeses, pineapple sherbet, toast and lettuce included - what a great treat!
Julienne Salad
made with strips of turkey, ham, american cheese, swiss cheese, covering mounds of crisp lettuce and tomatoes
Sardine Plate
king oscar sardines, lettuce and tomato
Stuffed Tomato
with chicken or tuna salad
JUMBO CREATIONS
Eiffel Tower
a parisian fantasy in ice cream. flavors and colors that exceed our wildest creations with bananas, four scoops of fresh flavors and paradise. a tower thats straight up. oo la la!
Atomic Buster
fruits and fudge delight. a margies creation. watch out, this will send you to iced cream heaven - a real tummy buster - do it big!
Zombie
worlds largest soda. your choice of flavor. try it, youll like it. french vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, nuts, cherry and a cookie. a treat youll share
Margies Melody
a rhapsody of delightful combinations of ice cream flavors and marshmallow covered with whipped cream, nuts and cherry. a favorite since 1940
Cherries Jubilee
french vanilla ice cream loaded with cherries, banana, topped with whipped cream, nuts and a cookie
Brownie Ala Mode
rich fudge brownie covered with vanilla or chocolate iced cream, fudge, whipped cream, cherry, nuts and wafer. a special!
Pina Colada Sundae
polynesian, a fantasy of fresh pineapple, ice cream, coconut and bananas. as refreshing as a freeze on waikiki beach
Astronaut
your choice of two toppings. ice cream and the works. around the world in ice cream at margie's
Fudge-marshmallow Malt Or Shake
kettle fresh fudge, whipped cream and marshmallow
Worlds Largest Sundae
challenges you to 1/2 gallon of ice cream. flavors from california, hawaii & florida. we dare you to try it
MARGIE'S FAVORITES
The Turtle Sundae
served with two scoops of french vanilla ice cream, nuts, whipped cream, cherry, coolies, caramel and fudge. combo ala-margie - this is it, delicacy supreme
The Turtle Split
served with three scoops of french vanilla ice cream, bananas, whipped cream, nuts, cherries, caramel and fudge - homemade kettle-fresh from margie's candy kitchen
Jumbo Turtle Split
fudge-caramel delight with bananas, four scoops of french vanilla ice cream, nuts, cherry and whipped cream - its heaven!
Jumbo Turtle Sundae
three scoops of ice cream, fudge and caramel pecans, whipped cream, cherry and a cookie
Turtle Tummy Buster
five scoops of margie's famous ice cream and a turtle
The Worlds Largest Terrapin
fifteen scoops of french vanilla ice cream topped with kettle-fresh fudge and caramel, whipped cram, nuts, bananas and a cooke. a delight to share with your friends
Jumbo Fudge Royale
bananas, fudge and french vanilla ice cream, four scoops of paradise in heaven surrounded with bananas and fudge
Hot Fudge, Caramel Or Butterscotch Sundae
served with french vanilla ice cream, nuts, whipped cream, cherry and a cookie
Jumbo Fudge Or Caramel Sundae
if your doing ice cream, do it - homemade all the way with grandpa's recipe
Fudge Royal Sundae
two scoops of french vanilla ice cream, bananas, whipped cream and cherry
BANANA SLITS
Hot Fudge Banana Split
hot fudge with three jumbo scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, banana, nuts, cherry and a cookie
Hot Caramel Banana Split
hot caramel with three scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, banana, nuts, cherry and a cookie
Hot Butterscotch Banana Split
hot butterscotch with three scoops of ice cream, whipped cream, banana, nuts, cherry and a coolie
Chocolate Honey Comb Chip Sundae Or Split
three scoops of french vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, nuts, cherry, cookie and honey comb chips made fresh from our candy kitchen
Chocolate Marshmallow Banana Split
three scoops of french vanilla ice cream topped with marshmallow, bananas and chocolate on the side, nuts, cherry and a cookie. a treat to remember.
Banana Splits
your choice of flavors, chocolate, cherry, blueberry marshmallow, pineapple, peach, strawberry or old fashion. made with a whole banana and three scoops of ice cream, nuts, cherry and whipped cream
Jumbo Banana Split
four jumbo scoops, your choice
Fresh Raspberry Banana Split
three scoops
Old Fashioned Banana Split
covered with pineapples and strawberries with chocolate or fudge topping on side
SUNDAES
Fudge Atomic Sundae
choose two or three scoops
Fresh Fruit Sundae
two scoops of vanilla ice cream, your choice of strawberry, pineapple, or blueberry, topped with whipped cream, nuts and a cherry
Mixed Fruit Sundaes
your choice of strawberry, pineapple, blueberry, peach, served with french vanilla ice cream, nuts, whipped cream, cherry and a coookie. for the tasters, a fresh fruit delight. try mixing flavors or try one alone. add a banana or make it a jumbo.
Chocolate Sundae
french vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, cherry, nuts, cookies, with kettle-fresh chocolate. a real margie’s tradiaion since 1921. grandpa’s tradition.
Yogurt Sundae
your choice of fruit or natural, with whipped cream, nuts, cherry and two scoops
Ice Cream Pecan Roll
two flavors of your choice rolled in pecans and your choice of topping
Pecan Sundae
your choice of flavor and three scoops of french vanilla ice cream, mounds of pecans, whipped cream, cherry and a cookie. a jumbo of jumbos.
Raspberry Sundae
a tower of scoops of french vanilla ice cream drizzled with raspberries, whipped cream, nuts, cherry and a cookie. on my, it’s heaven!
Jumbo Sundaes
deluxe — flavors of ice cream, french vanilla or your choice. four flavors if you’re doing ice cream, this is doing it with nuts, whipped cream, whipped up to your fantasy and bananas
Royal George Ala George
the largest jumbo sundae
HOMEMADE ICE CREAM
toppings include: hot fudge, caramel, butterscotch, strawberry, raspberry, marshmallow, pineapple, peach, and more
Cookie & Cream
Chocolate Chip
Mint Chocolate
Butter Pecan
Strawberry
Chocolate
Banana
Vanilla
Coffee
Coconut
Meals
Late Night
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you have a sweet tooth, or don’t, you NEED to go here. We came for the sundaes and were not disappointed. They are HUGE so I’d recommend sharing. We are fat kids at heart so it felt like a personal challenge to finish it....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jenjenburns
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife, children and myself enjoy this delightful place today for delicious ice cream treats. I had the best root beer float, while the family enjoy various sundaes. My 8 year old who normally doesn't eat much ice cream ate an entire banana split with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Steve M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Margie's is my "go-to" place for icecream sundaes and milkshakes. They've a large selection of icecream flavors and toppings; and when you walk in the door you feel like you've been transported back to the 50's. Each booth has a jukebox with songs from that...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Beth H
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

A Chicago hidden gem. Come to margie’s For their wonderful ice cream sundae’s and delicious tarapins ( or turtles). Simply out of this world made by hand the old fashion way. The Beatles came here as most icons of yesterday. Take your friends, kids and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank doglover60062
Reviewed March 14, 2019 via mobile

We have been going to this place for decades, even when Margie was alive before her son took over .... his son is probably in charge now. We always get the turtle with the hot fudge on the side ..... such a great tradition and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Steven A
Reviewed November 27, 2018

A lot of history has been written at Margie's Candies. Located at 1960 North Western Avenue, at Armitage, this home-made candy and ice cream parlor has been satisfying customers since 1921. Al Capone stopped by. So did the Beatles. And the Rolling Stones. Did they...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

If you come here for ice cream, it is worth the wait! Best to wait for a table and get one of their sundaes. Huge portions!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank KelloggBirdSanctuary
Reviewed June 27, 2018

This Chicago institution has been going strong since 1921. The retro atmosphere is fun but the reason for making the trip is the fabulous sundaes: some 50 to choose from, including the insane "Royal George" (25 scoops of ice cream!). The family-friendly restaurant is located...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank megan614
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

No Wonder they always have a line out the door. ...Not only do they serve delicious homemade creamy ice cream, they make signature sandwiches as well. The hand made candies are mouthwatering too! A sweet lovers paradise! Nice they are open until midnight!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank jenthetravelhacker
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Margies has such a feel good factor about it. Is it the best dessert you'll ever eat? No. But it is a lot of fun and like stepping back in time. The desserts are huge - 1 would definitely be enough for 2 people to...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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clarinda l
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Response from Herminio G | Reviewed this property |
Hi Clarinda. I've been there several times over the years, and from what I can recall, the desserts are very inexpensive. The portions are huge. You can't go wrong. But I'd say the average cost per sundae or ice cream... More
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