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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Halifax: Dee Dee’s Ice Cream
Where: 5668 Cornwallis St., deedees.ca
Atmosphere: A family-run joint reminiscent of an old-fashioned diner and ice cream parlour combined into one
Number of flavours: 15-20 made-in-house offerings with a few classics and some newer experiments. My favourites include the Arctic Kiwi Sorbet, Lemon Ginger and Haskap Berry.
Most unusual flavour: Curry Cashew—I have yet to try this one but it’s supposed to be delish!
Don’t miss: Their insanely scrumptious ice cream cakes
Average wait: About 5 minutes
Average cost: Under $10