Month: August 2016

Summer may be coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy it while it’s still here. And any excuse for ice cream is always a good one. Good thing Vancouver has some amazing options for delicious ice cream. Here are the Lookout’s top recommended ice cream parlours in the city.

 

 

Earnest Ice Cream

 

Starting off our list of ice cream shops is Earnest Ice Cream. A Vancouver favourite, Earnest Ice Cream has been serving delicious ice cream for the past four years, earning a reputation for their fun and innovative flavours. Check out their website to see the flavours they’re scooping that day, or drop by their second location just steps away from Olympic Village. You won’t be disappointed.

Olympic Village
1829 Quebec Street, Vancouver
778-379-0697
Hours: 10am-10pm daily

Fraser St
3992 Fraser Street, Vancouver
604-428-0697
Hours: 12-10pm daily

Rain or Shine Ice Cream

Rain or Shine is making waves in the Vancouver ice cream scene. With everything made in store, including their fresh daily waffle cones, you’re sure to enjoy what Rain or Shine has to offer. Make sure to visit them on Taco Tuesdays to grab a one of a kind taco sundae!

Bonus: They also make cakes! These specialty ice cream cakes are made to order with the delicious Rain or Shine flavours you know and love. Be sure to put in an order 6 days in advance: http://rainorshineicecream.com/cakes/

Kitsilano
1926 West 4th Ave, Vancouver
604-428-7246
Hours: 12-10pm daily

Cambie St.
3382 Cambie Street, Vancouver
604-876-9986
Hours: 12-10pm daily

 

UYU

UYU, named after the Korean word for milk, is the place to go for all those soft serve ice cream lovers out there. With soft serve ice cream made with organic milk and fresh ingredients, UYU serves up a delicious treat for any occasion. Don’t forget to add some toppings – from classics like strawberry, to the more unusual, such as black sesame powder.

433 Abbott Street, Vancouver
778-379-9986
Hours: 12-10pm daily

Lik

This next ice cream shop is definitely turning heads. This recent addition to the Vancouver ice cream scene is bringing with it a new twist to how ice cream is done. Using freezing cold liquid nitrogen, Lik creates delicious creamy ice cream in seconds. Check out their signature creations, or stick to one of their delicious rotating flavours.

320 Robson Street, Vancouver
778-728-0672
Hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 12pm – 10:30pm
Friday & Saturday: 12pm – 11:30pm

Bella Gelateria

If you’re looking for amazing gelato in Vancouver, look no further than Bella Gelateria. This award winning Gelato stop is one of the most popular places in the city for a cold treat. With so many delicious classic flavours to choose from, it’s easy to understand why. You’ll no doubt find yourself coming back for more. Bella Gelateria has 2 convenient locations in Downtown Vancouver for you to satisfy that sweet tooth.

Coal Harbour
1001 West Cordova Street, Vancouver
604-569-1010
Hours:
Sunday – Thursday: 11am–10pm
Friday & Saturday: 11am–11pm

Yaletown
1089 Marinaside Crescent, Vancouver
778-737-7890
Hours: 9am–11pm Daily

 

Nice Vice (Vegan)

Vegan or lactose intolerant? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Yaletown’s newest ice-cream parlour is 100% dairy free, yet still delicious. They carry all the classic flavours, as well as many fruity variations sure to sate your appetite.

1022 Mainland Street, Vancouver
778-379-6423
Hours:
Sunday-Thursday: 12pm – 10pm
Friday & Saturday: 12pm – 11pm

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