restaurants / Cafe

Margie’s information

Chicago , USA
Street 1960 N Western Ave
+1 773 384 1035
Getting there
metro Blue Line to Western
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mains $4-8
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Lonely Planet review

Margie’s has held court at Bucktown’s edge for over 90 years, dipping ice-cream sundaes for everyone from Al Capone to the Beatles (check the wall photos). Sure, you can admire the marble soda fountain and the booths with mini-jukeboxes. But the star is the hot fudge, unbelievably thick, rich and bountiful, served in its own silver pot.

Burgers and sandwiches are just clumsy foreplay to the 50 massive sundaes on offer.