August 11, 2017
Summer would not be summer without enjoying at least one good ice cream. Montreal is packed with the most enticing and delicious ice cream shops. Each has its own specialty and prepares unique ice creams with a rich flavor. After a day of discovering the city’s attractions, why not stop in one of these places to try a new flavor? Here is a list of the 10 best ice cream shops in Montreal!
1. Kem Coba
Located at 60 Fairmont West Avenue, this place serves the most flavorful homemade ice creams and sorbets. Among their most popular flavors are pear, caramel and strawberry coconut. In addition, they have some delicious Asian flavored pastries.
2. Meu Meu
The Meu Meu ice cream shop is located at 4458 Saint-Denis road. Their ice creams are made with custard. Some of their most loved flavors include Madagascar vanilla, Chinese ginger, cardamom, fruit sorbets and soy milk based ice cream.
For more than 20 years, Ripples has filled the belly of Montrealers. With about thirty flavors offered, their ice creams are a definite must try! If you happen to pass near 3880 Saint-Laurent Boulevard, try their Halavah ice cream, 6X chocolate or French Vanilla.
Located at 3504 Notre-Dame Street West, this ice cream shop is one of the most original in the City. If you want to taste different flavors, this is the place to try! Their ice cream is inspired by Malaysia and Thailand, including Lassi mango, Jackfruit Tonka bean and Wasabi confit ginger. In addition, the ice cream is made according to a new technique where the ice cream mixture is hand-rolled and then customizable according to your wish.
5. Dalla Rose
Recently open in the Saint-Henri district, at 4609 Notre-Dame Street West, the Della Rose ice cream shop offers you its specialty: ice cream sandwiches prepared directly in front of you. There are 6 flavors of ice cream and 4 kinds of biscuits that change depending on the chef’s mood. You can choose any flavor of ice cream and biscuit to get a tasty result.
6. Ca Lem
Located at 6926 Sherbrooke Street West, this ice cream shop offers close to 20 different flavors, all with a unique taste. Sit on the terrace to enjoy a fruit-based ice cream, or a more adventurous flavor like coconut or pumpkin spices.
7. Bo Bec
Located at 1300 Laurier East, the Bo Bec ice cream shop has something for everyone. From more traditional flavors such as vanilla and maple, to more exotic tastes, such as rose water. Their ice cream, sorbets and frozen yogurt are all handmade.
8. La Diperie
Very popular, this ice cream shop offers about twenty dips and toppings that make the most original ice cream. If you like soft chocolate, caramel and sweets then you will be happily served – Located at 68 avenue des Pins Est!
9. La Glacier Bilboquet
A true Montreal institution, the Bilboquet has been open since 1983. There are several branches located in the city, including the one at 1311 Bernard Avenue. You will find more than forty choices of ice cream to choose from!
10. Les Givrés
Specializing in various flavors of frozen treats, this ice cream shop offers gourmet sorbets and ice cream. You can taste the freshly prepared ice cream, and you will have the chance to continue the experience at home with their take away products.
An ice cream cone or sorbet will allow you to finish your vacation in Montreal on the right foot. In addition, by booking a room or suite at Hotel les Suites Labelle, you will be in the heart of the city, the perfect location to tour all of the best ice cream shops.
Reserve your room now and you can taste the little pleasures summer has to offer.