Ice cream on a stick is raising the bar in Toronto this summer. From chocolate-dipped gelato bars to frozen dairy-free desserts, here’s where to find Toronto most unique ice cream bars.
Bar Ape (pronounced Ap-ay) dishes out soft-serve gelato and chocolate dipped bars in seasonal flavours which means the selection is always changing. When it comes to gelato bars look forward to inventive flavours like recent examples, yogurt sage and lemon, gooseberry and honey, and rhubarb and black truffle.
Address: 283 Rushton Road, Toronto
The upscale Mexican kitchen on King West does pretty paletas like no one else. The dessert bar sees a creamy mandarin popsicle encased in dark chocolate then decorated with marshmallows, pistachio sponge cake, meringue, pineapple curd, and passionfruit gel.
Address: 220 King Street West, Toronto
Asian-influenced flavours are the specialty at Kekou in Toronto where two locations sling gelato bars that are hand dipped in melted chocolate and rolled in nuts. Look forward to selections including milk tea and peanuts, durian with pecans, almond tofu with pistachio, and more.
Address: 394 Queen Street West, Toronto
Address: 13 Baldwin Street, Toronto
Toronto’s first dedicated vegan frozen dessert parlour does frozen ice cream bars without the cream. Dubbed “Nana Pops,” these dairy-free treats are made of all plant-based ingredients and come in flavours like spiced date, rosey pistachio, and chocolate.
Address: 4750 Yonge Street, Unit 134, Toronto
Chocolate-dipped ice cream bars from this mini-chain of sweet shops are the best way to sample to of the house specialties – fine chocolates and ice cream – at once.
Address: 23 Jutland Road, Etobicoke
Phone: 416- 201-9444
Address: 2790 Lake Shore Blvd. West, Etobicoke
Address: 1050 Queen Street West, Toronto
Address: 225 Augusta Avenue, Toronto