Margie's Candies

Ice Cream, Desserts, Candy Store
1960 N Western Ave (at W Armitage Ave)
Chicago, IL 60647
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am
9:00am - 12:00am



  • This is an official Nickelodeon Parents' Picks Award Nominee!Powered by
  • The Beatles ate here!
  • Have a side of nostalgia with your hot fudge sundae. Ginormous portions and retro decor get rave reviews.
  • When you're in Chicago you must visit this ice cream place, nice and historic. 1921
  • Hungry? Try Margies half-gallon World's Largest Sundae a very good object lesson in the joys of sharing.Powered by
  • Such a perfect way to end the night for dessert. Order anything - it's all good!
  • In 1921, Greek immigrant Peter George Poulos founded Margie's Candies, part of the rich tradition of Greek-owned sweet shops, which serves candy & ice cream to Chicagos sweet toothes.
  • Excellent turtle sundaes.
  • They also have green river soda. So good!
  • Get the strawberry shortcake with a side of hot fudge.
  • Try the Banana Split -
  • That was the best banana split I had in along while...:-)
  • Get here before 11:00 pm to be seated.
  • Great place for a date!
  • Best ice cream in Chicago!
  • This place gets super crowded. Be prepared to wait or come at off-times if you want a seat. Otherwise, take your ice cream cones to go.
  • This place is a Chicago must in the summer. Lines can be long, but usually short and well worth it. Classic ice cream & candies.
  • Incredible on a summer night
  • The best two scoops of ice cream w/ hot fudge that I've ever had...and topped with those crunch, delicious wafers.
  • Best ice cream ever. You have to arrive and sing up for a table or even to go, and it will take around 30 minutes waiting; especially on weekends. Attention excellent, and price is incredible low.

Nearby places

2001 N Milwaukee Ave
2600 N. Western Avenue (Schubert)
2001 N Western Ave (at W. Armitage Ave.)