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The Best Places for Ice Cream in Montreal

What's your favorite ice cream flavor?

By updated: Jun 05, 2024
The Best Places for Ice Cream in Montreal
Please note: 1 restaurant(s) in this article closed since our last update: La Diperie - 2200 Boulevard Cure Labelle
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When the summer sun shines on Montreal, nothing beats a good ice cream to cool down. Our 2024 guide to the best ice creams in Montreal will help you discover places where indulgence is key.

From classic soft serves to generous sundaes, fruity parfaits, and refreshing floats, there's something for everyone. Vegan and lactose-free options are also available, with flavors that are just as creative.

Whether you're drawn to innovative ice cream dips or toppings like pistachios and Oreos, each ice cream shop in our selection offers a unique experience. Each establishment stands out with its unique creations and changing flavors, making each visit a new gustatory adventure.

This summer, let yourself be seduced by these sweet treats that will make every sunny day special. Embark on a gourmet tour and discover the frozen treasures of the city.


Several Locations In Montreal And Surrounding Areas

LA DIPERIE

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La Diperie, with its numerous locations across Canada, offers around twenty different dips and toppings to personalize your ice cream. Add pretzels, pistachios, Oreos, Reese's, or chocolate cake for variety with each visit. They constantly innovate, allowing you to customize chocolate bars, donuts, and ice cream.

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QWELLI GELATO

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Qwelli Gelato offers a spectacular range of gelatos and frozen desserts available in bowls, cones, shakes, jars or bars, with succulent vegan options. With kiosks in Montreal, Laval, Saint-Bruno, Quebec City and Sherbrooke, every visit is a discovery of new flavors and textures. Admire their window displays and let yourself be surprised by combinations from among the thirty or so flavors on offer! Some favorites include coconut, golden hazelnut, brownies, lemon pie, so mango and cherry.

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CA LEM CRÈMERIE CREAMERY

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With six locations, CA LEM offers ice creams inspired by flavors from around the world. Their coconut milk-based options are perfect for vegans and lactose-intolerant individuals. Flavors change weekly, with colorful and diverse choices like Taro and Passion Fruit Sorbet, Pandan Coconut, Mango Sorbet, Cotton Candy, and Earl Grey Tea.

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CHOCOLATO

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If you haven't visited Chocolato yet, what are you waiting for? This chocolate shop and ice cream parlor offer all sorts of treats to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy 20 dipping options for your ice cream sandwiches, desserts, or soft-serve cones. Let your imagination run wild and try all possible combinations.

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BILBOQUET

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Since 1983, Bilboquet has been dedicated to making the best artisanal ice creams and sorbets, using only high-quality ingredients. With six locations in Montreal, you can enjoy their delicious creations all over the city.

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HOCHE GLACÉ

2225 Rue Bennett, Montréal, H1V 2T4

View More (514) 303-6040

Visit Hoche Glacé in Hochelaga, a neighborhood favorite! They offer a variety of products ranging from classic and vegan soft serve to refreshing sorbets, along with their delicious specialty coffees. Everything is carefully prepared in their local workshop, providing a delicious and memorable treat with a beautiful view of the Olympic Stadium.

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NANANA

155 Rue Jean-Talon E, Montréal, H2R 1S8

View More (438) 380-8662

For unique ice cream this summer, visit Nanana near Jean-Talon Market. The owners of Ratafia offer unique hard and soft ice creams, like the vegan raspberry/blackberry and coconut/vanilla twist. Vegan flavors change every two weeks, always offering new discoveries. Don't miss the Sunday specials with sundaes made from their delicious cake scraps. Ideal for a sweet break with a view of the market.

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CRÈMERIE SWIRL

230 Rachel E, Montréal, H2W 1E3

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SWIRL, a lactose-free crèmerie on the Plateau, offers vegan ice creams to please everyone. With a minimalist decor and a range of flavors created by William and Alexis Diestro, SWIRL is a must. Try their sorbet, soft-serve ice cream, or whirlpool mix, all made with organic coconut milk.

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SACHÈRE DESSERTS

1274, boul. de Maisonneuve E, Montréal, H2L 2A3

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Sachère Desserts, located downtown in the Village, has won over many dessert and ice cream lovers. Owner Sonya, a trained pastry chef, offers decadent cakes with vegan and gluten-free options. Their 100% vegan twists change weekly, with flavors like Earl Grey sorbet, blood orange sorbet, matcha, dark chocolate, olive oil sorbet, and grapefruit mint sorbet.

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KEM COBA

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With two locations, one on Fairmount West in Mile End and the other in Tétreaultville, KEM COBA is a must this summer. The French-Vietnamese couple owners attract crowds with their creativity. Try the durian ice cream for a unique discovery. The twists change constantly, offering combinations like mango and coconut, blueberry sorbet and honey ice cream, rose, lychee and raspberry, or apples and cinnamon.

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LE BLUEBOY: ARTISAN GLACIER

150, ave. du Mont-Royal E, Montréal, H2T 1P1

View More (438) 383-4034

Blueboy: Artisan Glacier, in Plateau Mont-Royal, takes you back to childhood with its 1950s Doo Wop decor. Specializing in homemade frozen yogurt, they offer a variety of toppings to personalize your desserts. Ice cream and sorbet flavors change weekly. Recently, they have offered vanilla Tahiti ice cream with homemade caramel and Oreos, pomegranate & rose ice cream, and mochaccino churro sundae. Follow their social media for the "watermelon boat" with ice cream and fruits, offered a few times during the summer.

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CRÈMERIE MEU MEU

4458 Rue Saint-Denis, Montréal, H2J 2L1

View More (514) 288-5889

Meu Meu, an icon in Plateau Mont-Royal since 1989, celebrates its 35th anniversary with a colorful facade and unique ice cream treats. Now run by a small group of dedicated employees, they continue to offer custard-based ice creams with exquisite flavors like Madagascar vanilla, dark chocolate, Chinese ginger, and cardamom. You'll also find fruit sorbets and vegan options. Sit on the small bench out front and enjoy the lively atmosphere of Saint-Denis Street.

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UNICONE

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Located on Saint-Denis and newly on Mont-Royal Avenue, the two Unicone locations in Plateau Mont-Royal change flavors weekly. The owners, avid travelers, share flavors from around the world through their recipes. Unicone offers vegan and lactose-free options that are just as delicious. Recent flavors include Dulce de Leche ice cream and Lulo sorbet, rosewater and saffron Bastani, and Mocha Sanani with cherry sorbet.

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MLLE CATHERINE

423, place Jacques Cartier, Montréal, H2Y 3B1

View More (514) 866-5757

When you're in Old Port, don't miss Mlle Catherine. This ice cream shop offers sorbets and soft serves with various dips. Find your inner child with cones decorated with "fruit loops" or "lucky charms." Need a boost? Their quality coffee is carefully selected. Sundae lovers will adore the maple and nut sundae. A must-stop with excellent service.

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ICONOGLACE

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Iconoglace, located in Rosemont, is the perfect place to discover innovative ways to enjoy ice cream. Inspired by the word "iconoclast," this ice cream shop offers a menu that's mostly vegan, gluten-free, or lactose-free. Try their kombucha slush with ice cream inside, a specialty that sets them apart. A new location is open during the summer in Mile-End on Laurier.

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CRÈMERIE DALLA ROSE

4609 Rue Notre Dame O., Montréal, H4C 1S5

View More (514) 846-1555

Every Wednesday at 5 p.m., discover the week's new flavors on Crèmerie Dalla Rose's website. Located in Saint-Henri, this ice cream shop offers ice cream sandwiches and various homemade flavors using Quebec ingredients. Available for takeout or delivery, 7 days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

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FLORENCE CAFÉ

2425, Rue Centre, Montréal, H3K 1J9

View More (514) 712-6857

Florence Café, a small neighborhood café in Pointe-St-Charles, offers homemade ice creams in the summer. Flavors vary weekly, including options like latte chai & salted caramel, vegan key lime pie, and butter popcorn & salted caramel. Follow their social media for the weekly flavors.

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LES GIVRÉS

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Les Givrés, with four locations in Montreal, makes ice creams and sorbets on-site, from A to Z, including the cones. Open year-round, they also offer desserts and pastries. You can find their 500 ml pots in grocery stores. Their menu includes soft serve, hard ice cream, tasting flights, Roteux (choux pastry with ice cream and toppings), floats, frappé sorbets, ice cream sandwiches, and pitounes. Everything is made from local and natural products.

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Montreal West Island

WILD WILLY'S

20, ave. Cartier, Ouest-de-l'Île (Montréal), H9S 5L5

View More (514) 695-5022

A Pointe-Claire staple for nearly 30 years, Wild Willy's offers over 48 types of homemade ice cream. Options include tofu ice cream for the lactose-intolerant and vegans. Enjoy flavors like strawberry, espresso chocolate, Kahlua Oreo, and chocolate peanut butter on-site or for delivery. Also enjoy floats, sundaes, banana splits, parfaits, King Kong (15 scoops), and frozen bananas.

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ICYVIBES

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If you want to discover ice cream in different forms, visit the two Icy Vibes locations in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and DDO. Known for their chocolate-dipped waffle on a stick, they also offer soft serve, gelato, sorbets, Taiyaki cones, Booza Ashta, and ice cream panini burgers. The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue location offers a beautiful view of the waterfront.

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Laval

LE BERLINGOT

218 Boulevard Sainte-Rose, Laval, H7L 1L6

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Totally Instagrammable, Le Berlingot, located in an old ancestral house in Vieux Sainte-Rose, offers a variety of homemade soft-serve ice creams. Each flavor is delicious and unique. Visit this charming crèmerie for a treat and some great photos! Several vegan flavors are also available.

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JUKEBOX BURGERS

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Jukebox Burgers, in Dollard-des-Ormeaux and Laval, is perfect for a family outing or with friends. Enjoy their huge juicy burgers made with fresh AAA meat, accompanied by one of their famous gourmet milkshakes. End your meal with a delicious dessert and customize your ice cream at the "do-it-yourself" counter.

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GELATERIE PIERINO

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Gelaterie Pierino, located in Montreal-North and Laval (Vimont), is a must-visit for Italian ice cream lovers. Specializing in homemade gelato and sorbets, this independent gelateria uses only imported Italian ingredients, with no artificial flavors or colors. Buon appetito!

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DOLCE & SANTELLA

545, boul. des Laurentides, Laval, H7G 2V3

View More (450) 933-5725

In Laval, Dolce & Santella offers exceptional artisanal gelato made with local ingredients. Marco, of Quebec-Italian origin, blends his heritage to create unique flavors like mascarpone & pistachio, tiramisu, strawberry, and almond. Their catering service is also available for your events, with the option to customize your favorite flavors.

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BOUZA

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In Laval, Bouza offers homemade Middle Eastern ice creams using the traditional Bouza/Booza method with ashta. Flavored with rose water or orange blossom water, these stretchy ice creams are unique. Discover flavors like rose, pistachio, and Bouza ice cream with cotton candy. A must-visit.

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CRÉMERIE PINEAULT

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Crèmerie Pineault, an institution in Laval since the late'50s, offers a unique process to insert fruits and candies into soft serve and twist multiple flavors. With locations in East Laval and Rosemère, it's the perfect place to indulge this summer. YUM!

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Montreal South Shore

HARTLEY GLACES & CHOCOLATS

474 Avenue Victoria, Saint-Lambert, J4P 2J4

View More (450) 671-9671

Hartley Glaces & Chocolats in Saint-Lambert offers over 40 flavors of hard ice cream and a wide selection of artisanal chocolates. A must-visit in Old Saint-Lambert, Hartley warms the heart and refreshes visitors throughout the summer season.The Best Ice Cream in Montreal

CHEZ LOULOU CRÈME GLACÉE

4645 Grande Allée, Brossard, J4Z 3E9

View More (450) 676-6083

Chez Loulou, located in Brossard, offers delicious ice cream treats from April to October that bring back childhood memories. Specialties include Sucrelou, Mint Parfait, Maple Spiral, and Gaufrelou. Enjoy a warm waffle topped with vanilla ice cream, hot caramel, and Belgian chocolate pearls.

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Ice cream shops are bursting with creativity and well worth a visit. Follow them on social networks to find out what flavors are on offer and choose your destination. Of course, there may be a wait, but it's worth it.

Don't hesitate to check out all the ice cream options in Montreal.

Happy ice cream season to all!

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