What’s better than an ice cream cone (or ice cream sandwich or ice cream taco…) on a summer afternoon? (Answer: literally nothing.) Treat yourself (and your Instagram feed) to the most delicious scoops your city has to offer with our Localist guide to the best ice cream in Canada.
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Montreal: La Diperie
Where: 68 68 Pins Ave. E, 5582 Monkland Ave. and 170 Rue Saint Amable, facebook.com/ladiperie
Atmosphere: All blue and super mellow
Number of flavours: Around 10, with more than 15 toppings
Most unusual flavour: La Diperie is all about mix and matches, so you can go very wild with your choices. It was the first time I saw a Nacho topping, and I’m sure the mix of sweet and salty is amazing.
Don’t miss: The pretzel-dipped cone
Average wait: Unlike other places, the wait is not too long and the opening hours are great
Average cost: Around $7. Bring cash!