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The 10 best ice cream spots in Vancouver

DH Vancouver Staff Jun 28, 2013 7:55 am
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Here’s the list! The 10 best ice cream spots in Vancouver (in no particular order) are unique and delicious places to treat yourself this summer. Whether you’re a frozen yogurt fan, a gelato junkie or an ice cream traditionalist, you’ll find something to love on this list. Click photos to read the feature posts, which will keep coming all summer long.


10 best ice cream Menchie's

The California king of frozen yogurt chains brings joy to Vancouverites at seven locations. They also sell dodge balls.


Dolce Amore Gelateria


Commercial Drive’s family-owned gelato shop is a colourful place to stop for some delicious Italian desserts.


Earnest Ice Cream


The company that began on a bicycle is picking up speed. Vancouver’s favourite artisan ice cream is opening their first scoop shop in a few weeks.


La Casa Gelato

La Casa Gelato

Here’s where you can dare your friends to try gelato flavours like garlic, Kahlua, Nutella, or seaweed.




A local spot where Kits dwellers can get a healthy treat and also play some board games or foosball.

Bella Gelateria


There’s a Gelato Master among us, and he’s treating Vancouver to gelato that’s truly the best in the world.


Glenburn Soda Fountain


Bringing back the glory days of Burnaby Heights, Glenburn is serving up splits, floats and sundaes 1940’s style.




The place to go for a spectacular pizza is also the place for some excellent gelato, and it’s located right on Commercial Drive.


Marble Slab Creamery


Touted as the freshest ice cream on earth, Marble Slab is a hot spot for cold combinations of ice cream and mix-ins – and they have 11 locations around Metro Vancouver.


Yeti Yogurt


SFU students rejoice! This frogurt franchise from Seattle has leaped the border and landed on Burnaby Mountain. They also have a location on Lower Lonsdale in North Vancouver.


Which spot is your favourite of the 10? Do you have a favourite ice cream place that’s not featured?


Written and researched by Jon Keller. Connect with Jon on Twitter at @jondkeller

Photo Credits:
Feature Image, Menchie’s, Earnest, Bella, Famoso: Lucy Page
Dolce Amore:
La Casa Gelato, Scoop!, Marble Slab Creamery: Facebook
Yeti Yogurt SFU
Glenburn Soda Fountain

DH Vancouver Staff
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