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: Dairy Bar by Manual Food & Drink Co.
Where: 1485 South Park St., manualfoodanddrinkco.com/dairy-bar
Atmosphere: Only here for the summer season, this dairy bar operates out of a drive-thru trailer alongside Stillwell’s outdoor beer garden
Number of flavours: Two to three rotating soft serve flavours daily
Most unusual flavour: Black sesame and mango
Don’t miss: Their sundaes are to die for—quirky combinations and deliciousness in every bite! Try the Lemon Chamomile (vanilla bean soft serve with buttermilk cake, lemon curd, chamomile and violets) or the Cheat Day (chocolate soft serve, malted chocolate sauce, potato chips, pretzels, krispies and whoppers).
Average wait: About 5-10 minutes, but go early or they’ll run out
Average cost: $4-7