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Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams

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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner


$5 - $10

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Our first Chicago scoop shop, which opened in September, 2013, is on Southport Avenue at the Brown Line. The sleek, rustic-modern shop-in the heart of the Lakeview neighborhood's family-and-pedestrian-friendly Southport Corridor-features the full line of built-from-the-ground-up ice creams (and sorbets and frozen yogurts) that Time magazine called "the best in America." Our Southport shop also offers Intelligentsia Coffee-a perfect companion to our ice creams. In fact, the best Intelligentsia-Jeni's partnership likely is at the Logan Square Intelligentsia Coffee Bar, where you can enjoy the Black Cat Shake, a mix of our Sweet cream ice cream and their Black Cat espresso.
$5 - $10
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Flavors were so different from your regular ice cream shop but they were all so splendid! They were flavors you would never think of for ice cream. It was an excellent choice for dessert! And the price was reasonable . Best of all the customer...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Peharrysj
Reviewed May 13, 2019

This ice cream is truly the best you will ever have. The flavors are so fresh. And you can taste every flavor. I had the Lemon/Blueberry. The lemon flavor was not fake, it was fresh and the blueberry flavor was bursting in my mouth! I...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Karen C
Reviewed April 29, 2019

The first thing you will notice wheb you walk through the doors is the divine smell of their freshly made waffle cones. The flavors are many and they even offer non-dairy. They also have metal sampling spoons so their is minimal plastic waste, which is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank APinBKK
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Wow. I’ve heard of this ice cream for years, but haven’t had a chance to try it. Upon walking in we were greeted so warmly and asked if we wanted to try anything. We tried quite a few ice creams and I honestly couldn’t decide....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank NataliW797
Reviewed November 20, 2018

Went on a hot summer night for ice cream. One daughter of mine has a peanut allergy. They were so careful that our server went to the back of the shop and took out a new container of ice cream just for her. That is...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank mark l
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

I had never heard of Jeni’s ice creams, but my son and I had eaten a sushi supper and had ‘just enough’ room for some ice cream. We popped into Jeni’s and were enveloped in such a wonderful aroma of confectionary vanilla. My son described...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Elizabeth750
Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is gonna be short. Ice cream fans... this is a place you have to stop if you are near this area or any one of their other locations. Walk in, try your favorites and make sure you try flavors you wouldn't think of trying....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank deancostopoulos
Reviewed June 28, 2018

I used to go to Jeni's in Nashville when I lived there, so I was thrilled to see Jeni's in Chicago! Great stuff!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely some of the best ice cream we have ever had. They have traditional and not so traditional but wonderful flavors. They must have twenty flavors. There waffle cones are also some of the best we have had. Perfectly made. Try as many flavors as...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank mfrs
Reviewed May 6, 2018

The 5 of us enjoyed the new flavors they offer in waffle cones. Never disappointed with the freshness and wonderful service!

Date of visit: May 2018
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