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Ghirardelli Ice Cream & Chocolate Shop

) #7 of 182 Dessert in Chicago #98 of 8,339 Places to Eat in Chicago $$ - $$$, American
830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2167
+1 312-337-9330
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sundae” (84 reviews)
“ice cream” (120 reviews)
“banana split” (12 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2167
Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Wandered over to grab some ice cream based snack. I was greeted by a staff member giving out samples of chocolate. Who wouldn't love walking in to that? I ordered a Sea Sal Caramel Quake Shake to go. It had a great balance of all...More

Thank Kris P
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This is not going to be the cheapest ice cream you've ever eaten, but it's the good stuff. Odds are you will drop $10-15 per person if you select any of the sundaes or other confections from the menu. A single scoop cone will set...More

Thank KmomChicago
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Had a great meal at the Weber Grill and then walked over here for dessert. The store was open somewhat late. We bought a bunch of novelty chocolates. My buddy had that brownie and he said it was awesome. They gave us some sample chocolates...More

Thank CheddaP
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We stopped in on a cloudy, chilly, drizzly day during a recent visit to the Windy City. This is a large, two story Ghiradelli, with a chocolate shop downstairs and a restaurant upstairs. The view from the cafe was lovely, overlooking the Chicago River. They...More

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This place has the best cafe mocha I have ever had! The icecream is also fantastic. I would highly recommend this place for dessert.

Thank Liz M
Reviewed 14 February 2017

They are very warm, they show you around, answer questions, give you a piece of chocolate when you enter. I had a lot of fun going thru the store, the young girl show me around.

Thank NArroyo
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Expensive ice creams, average flavor. No big deal. Banana split is good for a couple. Not easy to be seated.

Thank rodrigocamargomd
Reviewed 26 January 2017

I loved this place. Free chocolate upon entering, lots of delicous sundaes to choose from on their menu, and in the end, it was so sinfully delicious! Couldnt ask for more

Thank WanderlustJournal
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Got some free chocolate walking in the door. Super selection of the famous Ghirardelli squares. I could have stayed there for days. Friendly and helpful staff.

1  Thank CornfedContessa
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We stop in here every time we're in the city. We always get chocolate shakes and they never disappoint. The staff is friendly, the place is clean and everything always tastes exactly how you'd expect it.

Thank chicagoppl0912
Magnificent Mile
Over 400 stores pack the concrete along Michigan
Avenue, the eight-block stretch known as Magnificent
Mile. This area between Oak Avenue and the Chicago
River is more a shopping paradise than a full-out
neighborhood. For prime upscale shopping, this is the
place to go. It’s busy, energetic, and packed with
shoppers. You'll also find hundreds of restaurants and
dozens of hotels, all on the mid- to high-end scale.
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Paul K
WHat specific choc sauce does qt use in their choc shake
5 March 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 20
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 22:30
10:00 - 23:30
10:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 830 N Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611-2167
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Chicago>  > Magnificent Mile
  • Neighbourhood: Magnificent Mile
  • Phone Number: +1 312-337-9330
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