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George's Ice Cream & Sweets

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5306 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
+1 773-271-7600
12:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 11:00 - 22:00
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Chicago, Illinois
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2,773 reviews
1,562 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,777 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017

My wife and I have been on an ice cream expedition lately, canvasing the Chicago area to discover the best ice cream parlors. Even in cold and snowy weather, it's hard to pass up a tasty chocolate sundae or strawberry milk shake or a bowl of butter pecan or chocolate chip or coconut ice cream or rainbow sherbet. So our... More 

Thank Taylor B
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57 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a wonderful ice cream parlor with reasonable prices. You won't find better ice cream and you won't be disappointed. Stand in line, but it moves fastT

Thank ppanessa
Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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223 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for a great choice of excellent ice cream come here. Very friendly service and huge choice of flavours. The ice cream also makes great shakes. Our second visit in three days - well the temperature is in the high 60s in early November

Thank Garonne9
New York
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32 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

It's like being on vacation in Chicago. Such an enjoyable experience. Great choices, tasty ice cream. A real treat.

Thank mkbloom
Normal, Illinois
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134 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I loved that the line was out the door on a beautiful Friday night, and yet we were served super quickly. The ice cream is very good - a bit pricey, but that's expected in Andersonville. Had a vanilla cake ball, too: can't recommend that. But the ice cream is great! Comfortable places to sit. Nice place! We'll return!

Thank rhetorical_meow
Chicago, Illinois
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2,938 reviews
2,279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 488 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

We had gone out for tacos for dinner and rather than get a dessert from the restaurant, we came by George's Ice Cream & Sweets. Though it was crowded on the inside in the seating areas, there was not a line for the ice cream or the candy and other baked goods. We tried two one scoop ice creams -... More 

Thank Allen21096
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431 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 132 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2016

After a disappointing dinner at Cantina 1910, we stopped here for dessert, and were pleasantly surprised. Ice cream here is the main star and it is sourced, I believe, from the Chocolate Shoppe in Madison, WI. So many flavors, so little time (because other customers are waiting!). You may have a wait as it can get busy, but well worth... More 

Thank Boystowtraveler
Chicago, Illinois
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

The staff was nice enough to offer a taste of a few flavors, so I was happy to do so because none really wowed me, but they were fine. The key is ordering hot fudge on top, which isn't super fudgy, but good. If I have a criticism, it's that the three chocolate flavors I tried had very little real... More 

Thank Fina60657
Chicago, Illinois
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257 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I generally go to Oberweis to satisfy my ice cream cravings. So reviewing George's is more of a comparison than its own review. The scoop sizes at George's are huge and far larger than Oberweis. The prices too are a little better for how much ice cream you are getting. I enjoyed the ice cream at George's and would definitely... More 

Thank KU90
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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128 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

There is likely to be a line formed but it moves quickly. Sugary treats: ice cream (including soy based), cakes and doughnuts, chocolate malts and coffee drinks and much more. Atmosphere is like hard candy, brightly lit and dissonant. With all the sugar this is definitely not a place to relax but it's a good time if you're with friends... More 

Thank Anthony A

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5306 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60640-2114
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-271-7600

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?