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The Best Gelato in Toronto

The best gelato in Toronto brings Italy's famous frozen treat to counters across the city. This smooth dessert comes in a huge array of flavours to cool you down, from classics like Straciatella to futuristic fruity flavours. 

Here is the best gelato in Toronto.


Death in Venice Gelato
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Death in Venice Gelato

With around 52 rotating flavours, this Dundas West store embraces the experimental side of gelato-making with wild flavours like Mexican mole, gooseberry marjoram, carrot chili yuzu and even pad thai.

Bar Ape
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Bar Ape

Gelato soft serve and bars are the order of choice at this St. Clair West counter that actually started as a three-wheeled motorcycle biz. Flavours are on constant rotation here so expect something new every time you stop by.


Nani's Gelato
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Nani's Gelato

Parry Sohi is making Asian and Indian flavoured gelato at his food truck-turned-restaurant on Charles Street. Try artisanal flavours like saffron cardamom kulfi or Punjabi milk cake alongside traditional flavours like pistachio.

Ed's Real Scoop Roncesvalles
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Ed's Real Scoop Roncesvalles

This Toronto fixture has four locations citywide. Ed's gelato is made with a similar custard base as its phenomenal ice cream, just churned slower. The result is a denser, richer product full of natural flavours.


La Paloma
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La Paloma

You'll definitely get a nostalgic feeling when you walk into this old-timey spot. St.Clair West's popular counter has been offering up to 50 flavours of their delicious house-made gelato at a time since 1967. Add candy to your cone to feel like a kid again. 


Dolce Gelato
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Dolce Gelato

Head to the Danforth, College Street, or Kensington Market for over 60 flavours of smooth and satisfying gelato. You won’t be able to sample them all in one go, so for the love of God don't hold up the line.

Futura Granita + Gelato
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Futura Granita + Gelato

St. Clair West's gelateria comes from two Gelato University grads (yes, that's a real school in Italy) meaning the all-natural menu here is really quite phenomenal. They're also the only business in the GTA to serve granita.


Lola's Gelato
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Lola's Gelato

Gelato with fun names like Lola's award-winning Sassy Sea Turtle and Elvis are just a few options at Etobicoke's small-batch gelateria. The business also offer gelato cakes and organic coffee daily from Birds & Beans.

Lead photo by

Fareen Karim at Death in Venice


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