The Scoop On The Best Ice Cream In Chicagoland

The summer heat is back. Best way to cool down? Stop by one of these sweet spots and enjoy a classic frozen treat.

Curious City Paleta
Paletero Victor Cruz can pack hundreds of paletas, ice cream bars and other frozen treats into a paleta cart at La Polar, a paleteria in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. Shawn Allee / WBEZ
Curious City Paleta
Paletero Victor Cruz can pack hundreds of paletas, ice cream bars and other frozen treats into a paleta cart at La Polar, a paleteria in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. Shawn Allee / WBEZ

The Scoop On The Best Ice Cream In Chicagoland

The summer heat is back. Best way to cool down? Stop by one of these sweet spots and enjoy a classic frozen treat.

Ice cream and summer go hand-in-hand and there’s no shortage of ways to sample this classic treat in Chicagoland, whether it’s an old school ice cream parlor, gelato shop or vegan option.

Reset has the scoop on where to find the best ice cream in the Chicago area.

GUESTS: Dana Cree, owner of Pretty Cool Ice Cream in Logan Square

Louisa Chu, Chicago Tribune food critic