Best ice cream cakes to get in Vancouver

Apr 13 2021, 6:36 pm

Looking to pick up something for a celebration? Ice cream cakes are one of the sweetest ways to do that.

I mean, you can’t go wrong with a treat that combines cake and ice cream — it’s the best mashup ever that’s stood the test of time with different variations from brands big and small.

Whether it’s a birthday, anniversary, new job, or you’re aiming to drown your sorrows in cold, hard deliciousness (it happens), here are 10 places to get the best ice cream cakes in and around Vancouver.

D’oro Gelato & Caff√®


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D’oro Gelato & Caff√® offers authentic Italian gelato. This award-winning shop makes their ice cream cakes super customizable from the size, the flavour, the cream, the topping and an option for a chocolate plaque on top. They also offer vegan options for their ice cream cakes. Orders can be made through their website or in-person with a minimum of three days’ notice.

Address: 1222 Robson Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-694-0108

Address: 1094 Denman Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-647-6638

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Innocent Ice Cream

If you’re someone who’s gluten-free, vegan, or simply just wants a dairy-free ice cream cake, Innocent Ice Cream is the perfect shop for you. You can customize your own ice cream cake from the size, the ice cream flavour, as well as the cookie crust base through their website. However, they are currently not offering personalized messages on top. Orders require a minimum notice of three days. Options for pickup dates and times can also be arranged through their website.

Address: 4895 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-879-8584

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Buckets Ice Cream

We understand some people might prefer pie over cake, so if you’re someone who likes pie a little bit more, then check out Buckets Ice Cream, which offers ice cream pies. Through their website, you can choose the type of crust, as well as the flavour of the ice cream and finish it off with a personalized message on top. Orders require a minimum notice of two days before the pickup day.

Address: 3330 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-559-5776

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Yum Sweet Shop

Yum Sweet Shop is one of Vancouver’s newer local gourmet candy and ice cream shops. You can visit their location to find which flavours of ice cream cakes are available for purchase. Also, they offer the option of a totally customized ice cream cake, which can be further discussed through the phone or in-person.

Address: 4150 Main Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-7701

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Glenburn Soda

Glenburn Soda is located in Burnaby, and it allows you to customize your ice cream cake. From the base flavour of the cake to the crunch flavour in the middle! You can also add a personalized message on top to suit your occasion perfectly. They require a five-day notice for ice cream cake orders, which can be done in-person or through their website. The final product will be available for pickup right at their store.

Address: 4090 Hastings Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-565-0155

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Rocky Point Ice Cream

Rocky Point Ice Cream, launched in 1997, makes their ice cream from scratch in Port Moody using locally sourced ingredients. They offer several flavours of ice cream cakes like chocolate peanut butter, cookie jar, Neapolitan, sprinkle cake, and more. Fun fact, they also offer a special ice cream cake for your little pooch. You can place an order online or purchase them at either one of their locations.

Address: 500 6th Avenue #100, New Westminster
Phone: 604-544-7669

Address: 2800 Murray Street, Port Moody
Phone: 604-492-3119

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Rain or Shine Ice Cream

With three locations in the city, Rain or Shine Ice Cream is very accessible to get your ice cream cake fix. They can customize your cake by letting you choose up to two flavours of ice cream from their extensive option, as well as the choice for a chocolate brownie base or waffle base. You can order through their website or visit one of their locations to place your order. They are also currently offering a $5 contactless delivery with a minimum of $40 purchase for orders made online.

Address: 1926 W 4th Avenue, Vancouver
Phone: 604-428-7246

Address: 3382 Cambie Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-876-9986

Address: 6001 University Boulevard, Vancouver
Phone: 604-620-2004

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La Casa Gelato


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La Casa Gelato has been in business for 36 years and currently holds the world record for having 238 flavours in their store. Yes, that means you can order an ice cream cake and have 238 flavours to choose from. They offer pre-customized cakes for any occasion and you can select from the gallery on their website. You can place an order through the phone or in-person and discuss prices as well as pickup and delivery options.

Address: 1033 Venables Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-251-3211

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Say Hello Sweets


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Say Hello Sweets offers non-dairy ice cream that’s handcrafted in small batches, making each and every serving perfect. Customize your ice cream cake by choosing up to two ice cream flavours from their long list of options, as well as the crust and any personal touches you might want to add. The cakes range from $25 to $75. Orders can be made through their website and will require a minimum notice of three days. Final product can be picked up at their store location.

Address: 620 Quebec Street, Vancouver
Phone: 604-563-1700

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Dolce Amore


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Dolce Amore is Vancouver’s first and only ice cream shop offering grass-fed gelato. You can visit this shop, located on Commercial Drive, to check out the flavours they offer and place an order for a customized ice cream cake. They also offer options for vegans, so everyone can enjoy the sweet gelato goodness. Orders can also be placed through the phone or their website to discuss time and options for pickup or delivery.

Address: 1588 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
Phone: 604-258-0006

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