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Bella Gelateria & Gelato

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1001 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B7, Canada
604.569.1010
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • 183
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  • 34
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
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  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Incredible unique and fresh flavours!

I'd heard about Bella Gelateria, and jumped at a chance to try it days later when out with colleagues. We skipped dessert at the restaurant and headed for Bella instead. I'd heard there were often long lines, but we lucked out with only a short wait. I was happy to try a few samples of their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
SockBeek
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Ontario
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Ontario
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125 reviews 125 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

I'd heard about Bella Gelateria, and jumped at a chance to try it days later when out with colleagues. We skipped dessert at the restaurant and headed for Bella instead. I'd heard there were often long lines, but we lucked out with only a short wait. I was happy to try a few samples of their very unique flavours (they... More 

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MARKHAM
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215 restaurant reviews
397 helpful votes 397 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

A truly magnificent gelato - I can see why it has won top prizes around the world. Each of the 5 flavors that I tried was a sublime epicurean adventure. The Akbar Mashti and Belgian chocolate were particularly unique. Forget dinner, just park at Bella and eat your fill.

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Vancouver, BC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

This place ruined any possibility for me to thoroughly enjoy other gelatos elsewhere. Living in Vancouver, I heard the news that James won first place for the best gelato in the WORLD. How different can it be, I asked myself. Can I taste that it is better than many other amazing gelato places we have around Vancouver? This place is... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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241 reviews 241 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

What can you say when you have award winning gelato in a huge variety of tempting flavours. They beat out the best Italy had to offer in European gelato competitions. My wife is always complaining that she can't get gelato " like we get in Italy" Well now she complains no more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

We've had a lot of gelato in Vancouver and Toronto. Bella's beat all--even better than Rome's, which got us first hooked in Italy. Although Burrard skytrain station and Fairmont-Waterfront are practically next door, we parked at Alberni between Burrard and Thurlow. There's Kamei Royale above Tiffany's there (and all-you-can-eat Korean facing Shoppers). After sushi, we stood in the sizable line... More 

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Nixa, Missouri
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

You have to try the gelato if you are in the area. Split a two flavor cup. The line will be long at night.

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Ontario, Canada
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4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I've never been one for cold desserts, but the gelato here is magnificent. I had the lavender earl grey flavour and I haven't stopped thinking about it since I had it a few days ago. Definitely check it out if you're in the area!

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We were recommended to try this place but every time we went there was a long line. Somehow managed to go inside and ask to taste a couple of flavours. WOW there was one with saffron which blew me away. It was only a tiny sample spoon but I was left wanting more. To order meant going to the back... More 

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Beautiful BC
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76 reviews 76 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Easy access for guests of Fairmont Pacific Rim / or / Waterfront ... just a short walk for Pinnacle Harbourside Hotel or any inbetween ... Fabulous flavors (ever changing) ... and truly delicious silky smooth gelato. Tasting spoons are offered for those with indecision ... served with a smile!

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Montreal, Canada
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171 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

While visiting Vancouver stumbled across this great little gelateria and found it to be so good, I went back a couple of times in as many days. Great little stop to pick up your favourite gelato or dive into one of their unique flavours. The hosts are happy to let you enjoy a free sample before making your choice. It's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1001 West Cordova Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 0B7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver
  • Phone Number: 604.569.1010

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?