Hot Spots for Ice Cream

By in Featured, Summer, Things To Do

Temps are rising and I can’t think of a better way to cool down than with a frosty dessert! Read on for your guide to the hottest local spots for ice cream, gelato, and frozen yogurt!


Deliciously Independent Parlours


Easterbrooks Spring Garden Road stand (behind the RBG) has been there for over 80 years! Clearly, they know a thing or two about ice cream.

I Love Gelato has a great gelato selection and a fabulous patio to enjoy it on.

Kelly’s Bake Shop is the ideal stop for anyone looking for cold indulgences with dietary concerns.

La Creme de la Creme is a new staple in Downtown Burlington (and in our house!) and offers 17 flavours and 10 choices for toppings.

Lola Choco Bar in Village Square is adorable and filled with more than just ice cream and gelato!

Lakeshore Coffee House was our first stop this year for some delicious Chapman’s Mint Chocolate chip ice cream.

RC’s Boardwalk is a Burlington gem. What beats ice cream and a walk down memory lane?

Tasty Scoop is a newly opened shop in Aldershot with a huge variety of flavours to choose from!



Duckie’s Dairy Bar serves up ice cream in a sweet pink shop perfect for a photo op!

La Dolce Vita offers yummy gelato and a variety of sweets and baked goods, too!

Marylebone has great reviews and their menu boasts everything you can make with icecream!

The Flavour Fox makes their gelato, sorbet and yogurt in the traditional Italian way.


Multi-Location Ice Cream Shops

Baskin Robbins is celebrating 36 years in Canada this year, and we have 3 parlours in Burlington to celebrate at.

Caffe Demetre is an ultimate dessert stop for anyone with even the smallest sweet tooth.

CC Swirls is a great stop for families who want to build their own delicious desserts. They re-opened for the season in April.

Dairy Queen is a staple ice cream parlous with multiple spots around town to cool down at.

Marble Slab Creamery has gotten rave reviews for their delicious and unique spin on mixing in your chosen toppings.

Menchie’s was a fan favourite when we asked the community for their recommendations.

Purdy’s Chocolates in Mapleview Mall scoops Kawartha Dairy ice cream if you prefer eating your dessert in a temperate controlled environment.

Yogurty’s serves create-your-own frozen yogurt sundaes and is a fan favourite for our kids.




Which spot is your favourite? Or do you have another stop to add to our list? Reach out to us in the comments below!



1 Comment

  1. Kali 1 year ago

    Kelly’s has amazing dairy-free, vegan soft serve! For the first time in years I’m able to enjoy ice cream. I highly recommend the brownie sundae!

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