3 Italian ice spots in Chicago you need to try

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Sunday, June 23, 2024
ABC7 Chicago Team names best Italian Ice flavor
Check out Annette's Italian Ice, Bellas Helado de Coco and Italian Ice and Miko's Italian Ice this summer!

CHICAGO (WLS) -- We are now officially in the summer season and we're feeling the heat.

What better way to cool down here in Chicago than with Italian ice.

There are several places to enjoy the sweet treat and we wanted to find out who has some of the best flavors out there.

ABC7 Chicago showcased some of the best Italian ice spots in the city and put them to the test during our Saturday morning show.

Mark Rivera, Samantha Chatman and Jaisol Martinez sampled italian ice from the following Chicago shops:

Annette's Italian Ice in Lincoln Park.

Annette Franko of Annette's Italian Ice in Lincoln Park says they use 90% organic fruit for their sweet treats.

Bellas Helado de Coco & Italian Ice is in Logan Square.

A beloved coco-flavored recipe that originated in Puerto Rico is now shared in Chicago at Bella's Helado de Coco and Italian Ice in Logan Square.

Miko's Italian Ice, which has two locations in Logan Square and Irving Park.

Miko's Italian Ice is a family-owned business that rotates 35 flavors all summer long.

The team decided that Annette's Passionfruit Raspberry flavor earned the top spot. Miko's Classic Lemon earned the runner up spot. Bella's Helado de Coco, made Puerto Rico style earned the top third spot.