Though North Pole explorer Robert Edwin Peary claimed to have invented ice cream, recent studies show that the difficult logistics of milking a polar bear make this unlikely. Sample savory iced scoops with today’s Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of gourmet treats at Capannari Ice Cream in Mt. Prospect.
At Capannari Ice Cream, patrons can soothe their palates with a wide variety of frosty flavors. Recently recognized by Bon Appétit as one of the nation’s six finest artisanal ice cream producers for its chocolate hazelnut ganache, Capannari serves up delectable desserts amid a charming atmosphere inside one of the town’s first establishments. Batches are crafted from the freshest ingredients in a state-of-the-art kitchen only four gallons at a time—just like blue jeans—yielding only the finest super-premium ice cream.
Sample a menu of items such as a single cone ($3), double cone ($4.25), or waffle cone filled with a list of rotating, static, and personally built flavors. In all, 14 standard scoops are available every day, including chocolate mint mousse, coconut chip, praline pecan, and merlot sorbet, while many more ice cream, sorbet, and yogurt flavors are rotated on a regular basis. Opt for a tantalizing smoothie ($3.85) or a small sundae ($3.75) to cool off sweltering summer days faster than a frozen fishcicle bath. Additionally, each patron will be greeted by a welcoming staff of scoopers who moonlight as professional sandcastle builders.
Ice cream is a versatile tool in your arsenal of kitchen smarts and palate-pleasing tricks. Floating in soda or melting into the craggy surface of a gooey apple pie, ice cream selflessly plays the part of colorful sidekick. Generously heaped into a bowl or cone, this frozen superhero springs into action, satisfying sweet cravings and melting all over the tongues of injustice. Celebrate ice cream’s delicious heroism with today’s Groupon.
Capannari Ice Cream has been featured on the Today Show:
- I think Capannari’s rivals Disneyworld as the happiest place on earth. – Tricia L., Yelp
- Their selections of flavors beats all the rest. I have tried many of them, from the vanilla and chocolate to the peach to the Irish Creme. When someone asks me what is my favorite flavor, I honestly reply–all of them. – howls, Citysearch
- I live in America’s Dairyland, but I make a special trip to Capannari’s when I come to town. The Best ice cream I’ve ever had. – vickimwi, Citysearch
10 S Pine St.
Mt. Prospect, Illinois 60056Get Directions