Ice cream lovers have a wide choice of choices in Ottawa, and with many being new to the area, the city is still getting to know the local food scene.
With so many local ice cream shops and ice cream parlours popping up across the city, we took a look at the best spots to grab a quick bite to eat while visiting Ottawa.
We also took a tour of some of the best locations around the city for the best selection of ice cream around.
The Best Ice CreamsIn OttawaAs we’re not a huge ice cream city, there are a few different ice cream brands that we recommend to ice cream fans.
But if you’re looking for a particular brand, we’ve done our best to compile a list of the most popular ice cream flavors across Ottawa.
To make things a bit easier for our readers, we also recommend checking out the list below.
The Bistro at Queen Street East and Wellington Street is the place to go for a quick scoop.
The Bistrot is the second-oldest of the three ice cream bars in Ottawa.
They opened in 1927 and are owned by their brother-in-law, Joe and Mary Lutz.
Their menu offers a variety of flavors, from ice cream sandwiches to crepes, as well as a rotating selection of different ice creams.
The menu is a little bit different than most of the others on this list, so be sure to check the menu for specific details.
For a more traditional dessert option, visit the West Village ice cream shop at Sherbourne and Dundas Streets.
Their signature dessert, which is named after the West Island restaurant, is a mix of vanilla, milk chocolate, dark chocolate and whipped cream.
The shop is well known for their specialty chocolate crepes.
The West Village at Sherburne and Dundes Streets is a popular spot for the city’s locals.
They’re known for the classic ice cream sundaes, and offer ice cream made from local and seasonal ingredients.
There are three flavors on the menu: ice cream from Canada’s two largest dairy companies, B.C. Dairy and the Ontario Dairy Alliance, and ice crepes made with local, organic ingredients.
The ice cream at the West Villages is a more casual experience.
It’s a bit more rustic with a simple menu that offers everything from chocolate creams to cookies and a wide selection of fruit.
The West Villagers also offer their own signature ice cream bar, the Ice Cream Lounge, which features a selection of their signature ice creameries.
If you’re going for a little more upscale, you can try out the Ice House at Ottawa’s downtown core.
This location has been in operation for about three decades and offers an ice cream menu that is more casual and more focused on local flavors.
The location is very centrally located and can accommodate both parties of two.
The Ice House is located at the corner of Dundas and Sherbourne streets.
There are a couple of different options for ice cream here, and they’re a great place to start.
We recommend getting your order in advance, and you’ll need to make your own ice cream.
The Cafe on Ottawa Street at Queen and Wellington Streets is one of the citys best ice creampies.
The Cafe is located on the corner at Sherbanc and Queen Streets.
The cafe serves up a variety ice creamies and they offer both espresso and latte drinks.
The ice cream is a bit lighter in flavour than many other ice creamas in the city.
The Café is a must-try for any ice cream fan.
The service here is quick and friendly and it has a great variety of flavours.
The atmosphere is spotless and you can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee while enjoying the ambiance.
The Ice House has become a must stop for ice creaming locals in Ottawa and has become the go-to spot for those looking for the latest ice cream flavor options.
If you’re in the area and haven’t tried their ice cream yet, be sure and stop by and try it out.
The café is located near Sherbourne Street and Sherburn-Dundas Street.
The Chocolate Lounge at Sherbrooke and St-Paul Streets is an all-local ice cream store that specializes in specialty chocolate and espresso ice creama.
They offer a wide variety of ice creauses including milk chocolate and crepes with a variety creams made from locally sourced ingredients.
This is a great spot for any one who wants a little something different and wants to try out new flavors.
If ice cream lovers are after more traditional ice cream options, the Bar-B-Que is the city s favourite ice cream spot.
The bar is located in the former Bistros at Sherbrook and St. Paul Streets, just off Sherburn Avenue.
The staff here are very friendly and knowledgeable and will give you a good recommendation for a variety. The Bar-b