Chicagoland's Best Gourmet Ice Cream
October 1st we start weekends only hours – open Friday 3:30-10pm, Saturday noon-10pm and Sunday noon-9pm
Cater with Caps: Graduations, birthdays, you name it!
Vanillas Around the World starts September 21st
Shout out to all of the sponsors for a fun summer of events!
From super-premium standard flavors to distinctive, one-of-a-kind, artisan creations, Capannari Ice Cream has so many choices … we’re sure to delight even the pickiest of ice cream connoisseurs!
Fun, Free Events
Gather ’round for our 18th season of awesome, fun events. Moovie Nights, Concerts-In-The-Park, I Pledge and so much more. There’s always something fun happening at Capannari Ice Cream!
Capannari Ice Cream continues to be recognized on national, state, and local levels for our amazing ice cream and for our dedication and commitment to the community. We’re just bursting with pride!
A Chicago Ice Cream Shop
For 18 years, Capannari Ice Cream has been a fun and welcoming place for people to gather, enjoy a scoop, and make memories together. And while it all starts with amazing, award-winning ice cream, it’s also about community. So c’mon in to our old-fashioned ice cream parlor and check out our latest flavors. Bring Capannari’s to your next event with our exciting ice cream catering menu. Even ship Capannari ice cream anywhere in the U.S. to surprise family and friends. For ice cream lovers everywhere – we’ve got you covered!
“Wow! I just died and went to heaven. The Dutch Apple Pie was better than any apple pie I’ve ever had – anywhere. From the pieces of apple (which weren’t even frozen) to the chunks of crumb topping, it was absolutely incredible! Definitely one of my new favorites at Capannari.”Dianna K.
Updates From Our Blog “The Inside Scoop”
Owner Katie Dolan-Dix sits down with Joe Collier of the MPEI Podcast to talk about starting a company, growing a company, and the best part of Capannari's (hint: it's not the free supply of ice cream). Take a listen here!...read more
The number one question I’m always asked as we wind down a season is "Do you go to Florida in your off season?" I WISH!! The day we close the shop in October, we shift gears and start to prepare for the next season. I’m the only one in Chicago who thinks the winter...read more
I absolutely love getting out of the daily routine at Capannari's to teach. I just returned from the University of Wisconsin, Madison where I was invited to talk at a 2-day short course for new and "almost in the industry" ice cream shop owners. The class was a mix of...read more