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Our Marketing Team’s Favourite Ice Cream Spots in the GTA


Check out some local ice cream spots in your area faster on the new and improved 411.ca

It’s officially summer – and what better way to celebrate this glorious season in the city than with ice cream? In fact, the ice cream hype has started right here in our office at 411.ca. The marketing team is a group of self-proclaimed ice cream connoisseurs and had a few differences on which spot is the absolute best in the GTA, so we thought we’d share our favourites with you and let you decide!

David’s pick: Bang Bang Ice Cream  

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“I love ice cream, I love cookies, and I love variety. There’s nothing quite like eating cinnamon toast ice cream sandwiched in a Captain P’nut cookie. It sells out fast, but highly recommend the bang bang cone.”

David’s role: Marketing Communications Coordinator

Michael’s pick: Hollywood Gelato



“Delicious, friendly staff, close to home and in a nice neighbourhood. All with a fair price tag.”

Michael’s role: Bilingual Marketing Coordinator

Anastasia’s pick: Dairy Cream

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Dairy Cream

“The best soft serve ice cream and a massive selection of sundaes. My personal fave is the chocolate peanut butter sundae.”

Anastasia’s role: Communications Coordinator

Daniel’s pick: Sweet Jesus

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Sweet Jesus

“Ridiculous amount of ice cream combinations and massive portions.”

Daniel’s role: Product Manager

Phil’s pick: Good ol’ fashion Ice Cream Truck

“I rarely eat ice cream, but when I do, I prefer it comes to me.”

Phil’s role: Product Manager

Lisa’s pick: Enniskillen General Store

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“It’s nowhere near Toronto, but it’s great. Really any place that sells Kawartha Dairy because it’s the best. Moose Tracks is ma fave.”

Lisa’s role: Graphic Designer

Special Feature – Mia’s pick: XO Gelato (formerly Il Gelatiere)

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“The gelato is good quality and they have a great variety. Plus it’s local and we support local business!”

Mia’s role: daughter to Sandi, our very own VP of Marketing

So, there you have it. Our favourite ice cream spots in the GTA (for the most part). We hope our picks and lofty reasoning for each has enticed you enough to go out and give these spots a try. Whatever you choose to do, get outside, enjoy ice cream and enjoy the summer.

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Want to join our awesome, ice cream-loving team? Check out our careers page.

David is a Marketing Communications Coordinator here at 411.ca. He loves all things sports, technology, video games, and of course, helping small businesses grow.