I don’t know about you, but in my house, ice cream in the summer is an additional food group. A day is not complete without a serving of some kind of frozen treat. Well, McHenry County, you are in luck as there is a little bit of everything when it comes to the best ice cream. Find them all below!
Best Ice Cream in McHenry County
Happy Jacks Sandwich and Ice Cream Shop
4911 W. Elm St., McHenry
Since 1977 Happy Jacks has been serving up fun and ice cream in McHenry County. Stop in for a scoop of fun.
Julie Ann’s Frozen Custard
6500 NW Hwy, Crystal Lake
Family owned and operated custard shop serving up fresh flavors with locally produced ingredients. Try their shakes, affagatos (that’s espresso poured over custard!), and concretes.
Manny’s Gelato Cafe
11808 Main St., Huntley
Serving 22 flavors of handcrafted, authentic Italian Gelato made fresh daily.
53 N. Williams St., Crystal Lake
32 flavors of ice cream, shakes, fruit smoothies, and more.
140 S. Virginia St. Crystal Lake
Swirling soft serve in all varieties, dipped, swirled, sprinkled, cheese fries food, and more.
Riverbottom Ice Cream Co.
301 S. Mani Street, Algonquin
Handcrafted ice cream made in small batches, and delicious locally roasted coffee.
La Rosita Michoacana Ice Cream
4005 Kane Ave, McHenry
Homemade ice cream, popsicles, and much more.
Riverside Chocolate Factory
2102 W. IL Route 120, McHenry
My personal favorite they scoop up The Chocolate Shoppe Ice cream alongside their hand-dipped berries and homemade chocolates.
Up for a road trip? Head to Hansen’s in Wilmot.
Did we miss your favorite? Tell us about it in the comments!
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