Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with TO’s favourite flavour

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with TO’s favourite flavour

Sunday, July 19th is National Ice Cream Day, and what better way to celebrate than with a cone or cup of your favourite frozen treat? Toronto has tons of great neighbourhood ice cream shops – we asked our agents and head office staff to give us the scoop (sorry, we couldn’t resist) on their top spots and the flavours they can’t resist.

Bang Bang Ice Cream & Bakery
93A Ossington Avenue, Toronto

“You can walk through the artsy neighbourhood with your bae and have ice cream. Love the Lychee Rosewater Raspberry.”
- Arvin Reyes, Broker

Death in Venice Gelato
1418 Dundas St. West, Toronto

“Great if you need some vegan options or if dairy just isn’t your friend. The Coconut Pandan flavor is incredible!”
- Christina Bloise, Sales Representative

Murphy’s Ice Cream Parlour
9 Main St, Mississauga

“It’s too hard to pick just one kind – they’re always changing the flavours, and they’re all great!”
- Victoria Bomben, VP Marketing

Tom’s Dairy Freeze
630 The Queensway, Etobicoke

“Old-fashioned soft serve and banana splits!”
- Larry Vinogradsky, Sales Representative

Dutch Dreams
36 Vaughan Rd, Toronto (at St. Clair & Bathurst)

“Try the baked Alaska, but call ahead.”
- Matt Evans, Sales Representative

“Last time I was there, a twerking party broke out. Name me another shop that has cotton candy and…twerking.”
- Gilad Katan, Sales Representative

Dutch Dreams

Bar Ape Gelato
283 Rushton Rd, Toronto (at St. Clair & Bathurst)

“Flavours change weekly – there’s always something good!”
- Franklin Evans, Sales Representative

The Chocolateria
361 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto

“Fresh mint and avocado – super yummy!”
- Mary Zontanos, Sales Representative

Ed’s Real Scoop
Beaches Location – 2224 Queen St E, Toronto
Leslieville Location – 920 Queen St E, Toronto
Roncy Location – 189 Roncesvalles Ave, Toronto
Mimico Location – 2370 Lakeshore Rd W, Etobicoke

“Can’t miss with this one – love the Beaches location.”
- Konrad Gloge, Sales Representative

“Hazelnut gelato and Tanzanian dark chocolate ice cream in one of their homemade waffle cones.”
- Gareth Reid, Sales Representative

EDs Real Scoop

Sweet Olenka’s
2790 Lakeshore Rd W, Etobicoke

“Salted Caramel and Ontario Strawberry are winners!”
- Marc Ronne, Sales Representative

Summer’s Ice Cream
101 Yorkville Ave, Toronto

“Summer’s in Yorkville is REALLY good!”
- Katie Davis Bennett, Sales Representative

Summers Ice Cream

Scoops Ice Cream
82 Lakeshore Rd E, Port Credit

“Because they have TIGER TAIL!”
- Todd Armstrong, Broker

Hotel Gelato
852 Eglinton W, Toronto

“Their lemon gelato tastes like a trip to Italy.”
- Tamara George, Senior Writer

Happy Ice Cream Day, folks! We hope you have a chance to beat the heat and enjoy a scoop of something yummy, and maybe even get inspired to find some new favourites.

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