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The Best Ice Cream Sandwich in Toronto

The best ice cream sandwiches in Toronto are a match made in heaven that pairs together the deliciousness of cookies, waffles, and even grilled cheese sandwiches with scoops of creamy frozen dairy. Find these summer treats drawing long lines at bake shops, ice cream parlours and even burger joints across the city.

Here are the best ice cream sandwiches in Toronto.

See also:

The Best Ice Cream in Toronto
The Best Gelato in Toronto
The Best Frozen Yogurt in Toronto



Bang Bang Ice Cream and Bakery
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Bang Bang Ice Cream and Bakery

This ice cream parlour and bakeshop on Ossington does everything from scratch, crafting sandwiches with cookies or Hong Kong waffles, and house-made ice cream in flavours like burnt toffee or Sam James espresso. Half an ice cream sandwich sells for $4.50 while a whole one sells for $7.

Sweet Olenka's (Kensington Market)
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Sweet Olenka's (Kensington Market)

Ready-made s'mores, and, salted caramel ice cream sandwiches ($6) are just some of the options awaiting you at Sweet Olenka's three locations. Small-batch ice creams come in unique flavours and find themselves smooshed between a couple cookies and then dipped in chocolate.


The Red Bench
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The Red Bench

This cookie bar and froyo shop on Yonge south of Bloor whips up ice cream sandwiches ($5.50) to order. Mix and match any two cookies (or brookies) in flavours like peanut butter, white chocolate raspberry, or cookies and cream (to name just a few) then choose from the rotating selection of soft serve yogurts and the option to roll it through sprinkles, candy toppings and nuts.


Burger's Priest (Queen West)
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Burger's Priest (Queen West)

The burger chain foregoes the cookies altogether when making its signature Vatican on Ice ($5). The ice cream sandwich features a freakishly delicious union of grilled cheese sandwiches paired with a layer of vanilla ice cream in the middle.


Andrea's Gerrard Street Bakery
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Andrea's Gerrard Street Bakery

Homestyle cookies and frothy frozen mousse-like ice creams are a distinguishing feature at this East Chinatown bakery. Offered in flavours like double chocolate espressos, ginger lemon curd, or English Brown Bread ice cream between chocolate chip cookies, these ice cream sandwiches are a steal at $5 each.

Booyah
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Booyah

Sold in halves ($4.65) or whole ($7.10), the customizable ice cream sandwiches at this Vaughan Road ice cream shop can be crafted from any two scoops of Kawartha Dairy ice cream in stock. Next choose a couple cookies from the seven house baked varieties plus a vegan and gluten-free option sourced from Bunner's.



Scoop Shop
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Scoop Shop

Ice cream sandwiches are crowd favourites at this ice cream parlour on Dundas West. For $5.95, select from the ever changing array of seasonal, made-from-scratch ice cream flavours, then have it sandwiched to order between a couple of cookies including delicate meringue shells.

The Dirty Bird
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The Dirty Bird

Ice cream sandwiches ($6) are made on light and fluffy waffles at this Kensington Market joint. Look for flavours like sweet potato ice cream topped with candied pecans, while another version, the PB&G, is slathered with peanut butter then loaded with a scoop of Ed's Real Scoop sweet cream ice cream and doused with grape jelly.


Fika Cafe
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Fika Cafe

In Kensington Market, this Swedish cafe from the team behind Splendido does ice cream sandwiches for $3.75. While limited to only one variety, it’s a good one. The house specialty is vanilla ice cream layered with a sweet lemon curd and wedged between crunchy pistachio cookies.


Cookie Martinez
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Cookie Martinez

Operating out of an upcycled shipping container in Market 707, Cookie’s is the perfect pit-stop after a day at the pool or skate park. Find ice cream sammies ($6) made with fresh baked cookies and organic ice cream in combinations like peanut butter with chocolate ice cream, and the super vegan (and gluten-free) cookie with coconut ice cream.

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