Best ice cream in Halifax

Check out the top ice cream in Halifax, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Dee Dee's Ice Cream
1. Dee Dee's Ice Cream
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38 local reviews
5668 Cornwallis Street, Halifax
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(902) 407-6614
CafeRestaurantFood
Zoe
Best ice cream in the city, all homemade in house. Plus burritos that are affordable and delicious. They also…
Oliver
Famed for its dense and creamy handmade ice cream (rum and raisin or Mexican chocolate, anyone?), social…
Bunnito
They have the greatest home made ice cream and also a pretty great burrito it is a cute little spot and…
1. Dee Dee's Ice Cream
1. Dee Dee's Ice Cream
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38 local reviews
5668 Cornwallis Street, Halifax
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
(902) 407-6614
Zoe
Zoe
Best ice cream in the city, all homemade in house. Plus burritos that are affordable and delicious. They also have coffee, snacks and a nice…
Oliver
Oliver
Famed for its dense and creamy handmade ice cream (rum and raisin or Mexican chocolate, anyone?), social conscience, and unbeatable…
Bunnito
Bunnito
They have the greatest home made ice cream and also a pretty great burrito it is a cute little spot and perfect for a pit stop on the way…
2. Halifax Public Gardens
2. Halifax Public Gardens
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84 local reviews
Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
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Jason
Close to 16 Acres of victorian gardens placed smack downtown! Established in and around 1887. Grab an ice…
Hailey
This family - friendly, Public garden is a great place to grab some ice cream or coffee, sit back and relax or…
Chris
A beautifully manicured public garden in the summer and fall. There is a small cafe with good coffee and ice…
2. Halifax Public Gardens
2. Halifax Public Gardens
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84 local reviews
Halifax Public Gardens, Halifax
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
Jason
Jason
Close to 16 Acres of victorian gardens placed smack downtown! Established in and around 1887. Grab an ice Cream at the canteen in the…
Hailey
Hailey
This family - friendly, Public garden is a great place to grab some ice cream or coffee, sit back and relax or stroll through the luscious…
Chris
Chris
A beautifully manicured public garden in the summer and fall. There is a small cafe with good coffee and ice cream just off Spring Garden…
3. Halifax Waterfront
3. Halifax Waterfront
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52 local reviews
Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-229-2628
PremisePoint of interestEstablishment
Kevin
The Halifax Waterfront and Boardwalk is host to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Cows Ice Cream, plenty of…
Carlye And Mark
Public footpath located on the Halifax Harbor waterfront. Always fun for people/boat watching. Head straight…
Shauna
Take a stroll on our beautiful waterfront where you'll find fine/casual dining, truck food style pop ups,…
3. Halifax Waterfront
3. Halifax Waterfront
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52 local reviews
Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-229-2628
Kevin
Kevin
The Halifax Waterfront and Boardwalk is host to the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic, Cows Ice Cream, plenty of good restaurants, The Harbour…
Carlye And Mark
Carlye And Mark
Public footpath located on the Halifax Harbor waterfront. Always fun for people/boat watching. Head straight down to the water from here…
Shauna
Shauna
Take a stroll on our beautiful waterfront where you'll find fine/casual dining, truck food style pop ups, Maritime themed shopping, ice…
4. Stillwell Beer Garden
4. Stillwell Beer Garden
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17 local reviews
5688 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(902) 421-1672
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Angela
Awesome beer garden with tons of stuff on tap. Good food and check out the dairy bar for ice cream. Only open…
Patrick
Large communal patio tables makes this a great spot to meet new people. Also just kick back and enjoy the sun…
Carlye And Mark
Halifax's newest beer garden serving local brews just off Spring Garden Road. Check out the Dairy Bar for…
4. Stillwell Beer Garden
4. Stillwell Beer Garden
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17 local reviews
5688 Spring Garden Rd, Halifax
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(902) 421-1672
Angela
Angela
Awesome beer garden with tons of stuff on tap. Good food and check out the dairy bar for ice cream. Only open in the summer months. They…
Patrick
Patrick
Large communal patio tables makes this a great spot to meet new people. Also just kick back and enjoy the sun oh and they have an ice cream…
Carlye And Mark
Carlye And Mark
Halifax's newest beer garden serving local brews just off Spring Garden Road. Check out the Dairy Bar for ice cream on a hot day.
5. Peggys Cove
5. Peggys Cove
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92 local reviews
Peggys Cove, Peggys Cove
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Tanya
THE most photographed spot in Nova Scotia. Grab a homemade ice cream at Dee Dee's or a cooked lobster and…
Joshua
About 40 mins from our house. Climb the rocks, see the light house, have a locally made ice cream at Dee Dee's…
Anne
A small fishing community with a lighthouse and lots to see and do. Get ice cream at the little window down…
5. Peggys Cove
5. Peggys Cove
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92 local reviews
Peggys Cove, Peggys Cove
Tanya
Tanya
THE most photographed spot in Nova Scotia. Grab a homemade ice cream at Dee Dee's or a cooked lobster and potato salad to enjoy what Nova…
Joshua
Joshua
About 40 mins from our house. Climb the rocks, see the light house, have a locally made ice cream at Dee Dee's and a lobster roll too…
Anne
Anne
A small fishing community with a lighthouse and lots to see and do. Get ice cream at the little window down the hill from the parking lot…
6. Fisherman's Cove
6. Fisherman's Cove
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20 local reviews
Fisherman's Cove
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(902) 465-6093
MuseumEstablishment
Stephen & Karen
Fishermans Cove is a small working fishing community. There are seasonal shops with crafts and food and take…
Greg & Roni-Leigh
Take a walk along the boardwalks of this 200-year old fishing village and check out the many little brightly…
Andrew
Fishing village on the edge of town. Ice cream, fish and chips, lobsters, oysters etc!
6. Fisherman's Cove
6. Fisherman's Cove
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20 local reviews
Fisherman's Cove
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
(902) 465-6093
Stephen & Karen
Stephen & Karen
Fishermans Cove is a small working fishing community. There are seasonal shops with crafts and food and take a walk on the 1/2 mile board…
Greg & Roni-Leigh
Greg & Roni-Leigh
Take a walk along the boardwalks of this 200-year old fishing village and check out the many little brightly coloured shops and stop for and…
Andrew
Andrew
Fishing village on the edge of town. Ice cream, fish and chips, lobsters, oysters etc!
7. Point Pleasant Park
7. Point Pleasant Park
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132 local reviews
5530 Point Pleasant Dr, Halifax
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 902-490-4700
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Ashley
Pack a picnic or just go there for a walk. I take my dog here all the time. There's a little corner store near…
Erika
A great walk, picnic, dog run, even summer theatre. Down by the tiny beach area, there's even ice cream in the…
Donna
Park with ice cream and trails. Entrance to the Habour.
7. Point Pleasant Park
7. Point Pleasant Park
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132 local reviews
5530 Point Pleasant Dr, Halifax
Closed · Opens 5:00 AM
+1 902-490-4700
Ashley
Ashley
Pack a picnic or just go there for a walk. I take my dog here all the time. There's a little corner store near the Tower Rd entrance where…
Erika
Erika
A great walk, picnic, dog run, even summer theatre. Down by the tiny beach area, there's even ice cream in the summer.
Donna
Donna
Park with ice cream and trails. Entrance to the Habour.
8. Multi Scoop Etc
8. Multi Scoop Etc
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3 local reviews
2053 Prospect Rd, Hatchet Lake
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
(902) 852-4424
StoreFoodPoint of interest
Wendy
Great coffee, baked goods and ice cream. Awesome breakfast sandwiches.
Carol & Paul
Cafe, Ice Cream, light breakfast/lunch and snacks.
Chimera
Organic Coffee, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
8. Multi Scoop Etc
8. Multi Scoop Etc
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3 local reviews
2053 Prospect Rd, Hatchet Lake
Closed · Opens 6:30 AM
(902) 852-4424
Wendy
Wendy
Great coffee, baked goods and ice cream. Awesome breakfast sandwiches.
Carol & Paul
Carol & Paul
Cafe, Ice Cream, light breakfast/lunch and snacks.
Chimera
Chimera
Organic Coffee, Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt
9. Pavia Gallery ~ Espresso Bar & Cafe
9. Pavia Gallery ~ Espresso Bar & Cafe
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13 local reviews
995 Herring Cove Road, Halifax
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(902) 407-4008
Establishment
Brenda
The jewel in Herring Cove's crown. The coffee is delicious, the people are friendly, the art is interesting,…
Shaun
Delicious coffee and small meals. Art gallery attached. Seasonal ice cream.
9. Pavia Gallery ~ Espresso Bar & Cafe
9. Pavia Gallery ~ Espresso Bar & Cafe
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13 local reviews
995 Herring Cove Road, Halifax
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
(902) 407-4008
Brenda
Brenda
The jewel in Herring Cove's crown. The coffee is delicious, the people are friendly, the art is interesting, and there is DeeDee's homemade…
Shaun
Shaun
Delicious coffee and small meals. Art gallery attached. Seasonal ice cream.
10. COWS Halifax
10. COWS Halifax
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3 local reviews
1869 Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-422-9336
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Anita
Best ice cream in town and Cows is a maritime favourite. The waterfront is very touristy but also really nice…
Carlye And Mark
Right on the boardwalk, the best ice cream in Atlantic Canada! Lineups can be long but worth it!
10. COWS Halifax
10. COWS Halifax
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3 local reviews
1869 Lower Water St, Halifax
+1 902-422-9336
Anita
Anita
Best ice cream in town and Cows is a maritime favourite. The waterfront is very touristy but also really nice to stroll along.
Carlye And Mark
Carlye And Mark
Right on the boardwalk, the best ice cream in Atlantic Canada! Lineups can be long but worth it!