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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Vancouver: Soft Peaks
Where: 25 Alexander St., softpeaks.ca
Atmosphere: Warm and inviting, Soft Peaks serves up handcrafted soft serve twists with inventive toppings, as well as ice milk bars and milkshakes.
Number of flavours: 11, plus one seasonal flavour
Most unusual flavour: Green Forest (matcha powder, sweet red beans and condensed milk on soft serve)
Don’t miss: The Honeycomb Peak, which is topped with an actual piece of local honeycomb
Average wait: Five minutes
Average cost: $6