5 Locations Across Canada to Enjoy a Cool Gelato From

Hot sun calls for a cool treat, and what better option on a summer weekend than a fresh, light gelato? Always available in a multitude of options, gelato is an easy choice because there are always recipes by restaurateurs to fit any dietary lifestyle or flavour craving.

Here are five establishments across Canada offering their tasty take on this frozen staple.

The Parlour (St. John’s, NFLD)

Now open 7 days a week, The Parlour is exciting to be serving housemade gelato alongside their coffee and sorbetto this summer.

Try flavours like Piña Colada, Birthday Cake, Coconut Creme Brûlée and Mint Chocolate Cookie

Address: 85 Military Rd, St. John’s, NL. @theparlouronmilitary

Kekou (Toronto, ON)

Offering made-from-scratch gelato with no fillers or corn syrups, Kekou believes in serving light, Asian-inspired versions of the delicacy, especially those derived from the flavours of coffees, teas and desserts.

These flavours include, but aren’t limited to, Osmanthus Plum Berry, Vietnamese Coffee, HK Milk Tea, Rosewater Pistachio and more.

Address: 394 Queen St W & 5359 Yonge St, Toronto, ON. @kekougelato

Eva’s Gelato & Coffee Bar (Winnipeg, MB)

“Authentically Argentinian,” Eva’s offers gelato to-go plus by the pint or litre for home.

Specialty flavours are Alaska Lemon, Chocotorta, Halvah, Wildberry Cheesecake and others.

Dairy-free Chocolate and Raspberry are also available.

Address: 1001 Corydon Ave #101, Winnipeg, MB. @evasgelatocoffee

Amato Gelato (Calgary, AB)

Continuing a tradition of family recipe-made gelato since 1929, Amato currently provides Calgarians with over 72 alternating flavours to choose from – made with handpicked ingredients for that authentic Mario’s Gelati taste.

Dulce De Leche, Espresso Flake, Lemon Sorbetto, No Sugar Added Cafe Latte, Stracciatella – you’ll want to try them all!

Address: 7-2104 Kensington Road Northwest, Calgary, AB. @amatogelato

Bella Gelateria (Vancouver, BC)

Award-winning and made fresh in-house, the gelato at Bella should be on anyone and everyone’s list when roaming Vancouver’s Coal Harbour.

Try their more exotic selections like Akbar Mashti (Middle Eastern), Amarena Cherry (Blogna, Italy), Madagascar Vanilla (from Madagascar vanilla beans) or Osmanthus Flower (Chinese).

Address: 7-1001 W Cordova St, Vancouver, BC. @bellagelateria