CHIReview

photo credit: Veda Kilaru

Cup of gelato with three flavors held up with the river in the background

Sweet Home Gelato

Ice Cream

LoopRiver North

$$$$Perfect For:Coffee & A Light BiteKidsOutdoor/Patio Situation

Included In

We always appreciate a good Chicago pun, bonus points if it involves something food-related. That’s only part of the reason why we’re happy to visit Sweet Home Gelato, a family-owned, local gelato stand, whenever we find ourselves on the Riverwalk. While the available flavors might be basic—like hazelnut or mint chip—nothing tastes artificial and the gelato is fluffy and creamy. There aren’t many tables, but you can walk east along the path and sit on the steps of the River Theater between Clark and LaSalle.

Included In

Suggested Reading

undefined

The Ice Cream Power Rankings

Chicago has lots of ice cream shops. These are the 19 best.

Riverside outdoor patio seating

City Winery's Riverwalk location is a prime summertime spot for snacks and wine on tap.

Pink and white striped patio tables under shady trees and papel picado

Beer buckets, build-your-own margaritas, and tacos await at this street-level Riverwalk Mexican restaurant.

Infatuation Logo

Cities

2024 © The Infatuation Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The views and opinions expressed on The Infatuation’s site and other platforms are those of the authors and do not reflect the official policy or position of (or endorsement by) JPMorgan Chase. The Infatuation and its affiliates assume no responsibility or liability for the content of this site, or any errors or omissions. The Information contained in this site is provided on an "as is" basis with no guarantees of completeness, accuracy, usefulness or timeliness.

FIND PLACES ON OUR APP

Get it on Google PlayDownload on the App Store