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Bobtail Ice Cream

2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
+1 773-880-7372
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good33%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
4 Mar 2018
“Great ice cream in a central locstion”
23 Nov 2017
“Excellent ice cream”
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American, Fast food
2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We live in the neighborhood and always enjoy coming here for dessert. Bobtail has some of the best ice cream we have had in Chicago.

Thank Frank D
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Have stopped by multiple times with friends and always enjoyed the ice cream. There is a great variety of flavors (including the basics) and the malts are always great.

Thank Emily E
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Amazing ice cream. I've tried quite a few flavours and they were all great. Very fast service. Really recommended. The neighbourhood is great if you want to have a walk while enjoying your ice cream.

Thank coco_jfv
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Ice cream was ok, no complains. But, place needs some renovations. Seedy is best description, not too appetizing really. Convenient for matinee at Timeline theater, but that's it. Seems like better places just down the street.

Thank PhoenixBikeman
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My wife ordered PEACH ice cream and the peach parts were so tiny, and flavor was almost all vanilla. The lady just in front of us had just ordered before we got there and after we got ours, she complained to employee. She said the...More

Thank MRbluegill
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

The best hot chocolate that is steamed with whatever ice cream you want-- Delicious!! Ice cream is great too! Cute Atmosphere

Thank Kelli S
Reviewed 8 November 2016

Did you know that Bobtail Ice Cream Company at 2951 North Broadway is the only Chicago company that makes its own truly home-made, hard-pack ice cream? Now you do. Established in 2004 by Jeff Wilcoxon and Chris Hill, who joined with partner John Rutledge, Bobtail...More

Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

So many flavors, so little time. I am fortunate that I have young kids so they are obliged to give their mama a taste of their ice cream. I had the daily, special peach. I thought it was great, but after sampling my girls flavors...More

Thank EllaPaige
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

It is 95 degrees outside. Their fridges didn't work correctly and the ice cream was very soft and warm. Gross. No seats in shade, we had to sit in the floor. The picture shows the only shade.

Thank Gustavo T
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Everyone loves ice cream! This is super flavorful ice cream from an old fashioned ice cream parlor. Outside seating is available.

Thank JaneMP
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2951 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657-5301
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago
  • Phone Number: +1 773-880-7372
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