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Must Have Desserts at Navy Pier

Navy Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, is the perfect destination to try a variety of unique and sweet treats, from cookie dough to popsicles, milkshakes and more. There are also a variety of ice cream offerings! Enjoy a day at the Pier and an amazing line-up of sweet confections.

Friends share icecream cups


At DŌ, Cookie Dough Confections, the world’s first edible cookie dough confectionary, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cups and ice cream sandwiches are on the menu! This seasonal kiosk is located next to Pier Park and the Centennial Wheel.

A dripping icecream is held up with Navy Pier in the background


FRÍO Gelato offers an authentic Argentinian gelato experience. Handmade with real fruit and natural ingredients, their artisanal selection includes Tramontana, a vanilla gelato streaked with milk caramel and chocolate chips, Mora, blackberry gelato, and more.

A colorful icecream cone begins to drip in the heat


The Original Rainbow Cone recipe dates back to 1926 and family tradition is at the heart of this shop. Try their signature rainbow cone with orange sherbet, chocolate, strawberry, palmer house and pistachio ice cream. Yum!

A group of kids enjoy popsicles from Ozzie's at Navy Pier


Quench your sweet tooth with a Mango Strawberry Popsicle on your next trip to the Pier! At Ozzie’s Pops & Pretzels, in the Fifth Third Bank Family Pavilion, guests will enjoy seasonal gourmet popsicles and fresh baked pretzels each day.

A snow dragon sandwich from Snow Dragon Shavery


Embrace your inner dragon at this dessert destination! The menu at Snow Dragon Shavery features shaved snow, fresh coconut water, macarons, ice cream and more for a unique dessert experience.

Icecream, sprinkles and chocolate sauce over a pretzel - Yum!


Tiny Tavern, Navy Pier’s craft cocktail bar, has a hidden gem on the menu: the Pretzel Sundae. The dessert is deep fried pretzel-y goodness paired with caramel, chocolate, vanilla ice cream and whipped cream. This is a treat you won't want to miss!

A girl shows off her extravagant milkshake from Xurro


If you have the ultimate sweet tooth, the Churro Milkshake at Xurro can satisfy your cravings. This cinnamon confection riffs on the classic s’mores treat with a vanilla milkshake topped with a churro, a mini churro pop and a torched s’mores pop.

Visit Navy Pier's dining page for a full list of dessert destinations, including those mentioned here as well as Ben & Jerry's, Kilwins, Brown Sugar Bakery and more.


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Navy Pier is the People’s Pier, Chicago’s lakefront treasure, welcoming all and offering dynamic and eclectic experiences through partnerships and programs that inspire discovery and wonder.

Since its reopening in 1995, more than 180 million guests have come to enjoy the Pier's 50 acres of unparalleled attractions and experiences. In 2021, Navy Pier continues to evolve into an accessible, year-round centerpiece for Chicago’s diverse arts and cultural treasures.

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