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The Original Rainbow Cone is bringing Chicago’s favorite 5-flavor ice cream to Orlando

The Original Rainbow Cone is known for 5-flavor ice cream, and is coming to Orlando in 2024.


The Original Rainbow Cone is coming to Orlando

The Original Rainbow Cone, a Chicago tradition for over 97 years is coming to Orlando.


The ice cream shop that is known for its multi-flavor cones featuring orange sherbet, pistachio, vanilla, strawberry, and chocolate, opened its first Florida location in the Tampa Bay area of Bradenton in September, and now has ambitious plans to open in Orlando, Key West, West Palm Beach, and Tampa in 2024.


While no location or opening date has been revealed for the Orlando location, it is hoped to reveal details soon.


Rainbow Cone was founded in 1926 by "Grandpa Joe" Sapp, who was never satisfied with just one ice cream flavor and instead stacked five delicious options on a single cone for a one-of-a-kind culinary classic. The original shop's notorious pink building on Western Avenue in Chicago has been a staple in the city since it first opened its doors nearly a century ago, with hundreds of thousands of dedicated customers from around the world.


The brand has since expanded to kiosks and trucks throughout the Chicago area and launched its new franchise partner program in 2022 with franchise agreements in Florida, Nashville, Texas, and California.


"We are excited about the growth of our franchise program in Florida," says Lynn Sapp, third generation owner of The Original Rainbow Cone.


Furthermore, Rainbow Cone is planning an ice cream truck tour from Chicago to Florida in the near future. For more updates about Rainbow Cone visit Rainbow Cone.


The Original Rainbow Cone is coming to Orlando

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