If summer in Montréal had a flavour, it would be ice cream. From swirls of soft serve to the classic hard stuff, the city has so many options to choose from. Looking for the scoop? It doesn’t get any tastier than city favourite Mlle Catherine Café+Gelato’s artisanal gelato and sorbet.
UPDATE: June, 2022: From a Park-Ex gem serving flavours inspired by our favourite Indian desserts, to a matcha soft serve twist with a cocunut cookie on the side, this is the summer's coolest list.
Montreal may be better known for ice hockey than it is for ice cream, but the best ice cream in Montreal ensures the city has stars on ice in every season. Once the city starts to thaw, the city’s ice cream shops spring out of hibernation, dust the frost off their old-school awnings and flick on their neon signs, ready to sell some of the best desserts in town. There’s something for every cold heart and sweet tooth, from frozen curry custard to maple taffy gelato. Here’s the scoop on the hottest spots to cool down in Montreal this summer, from Plateau Mont-Royal champions to downtown new kids on the block.
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