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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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11:00 am - 11:00 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
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 188
    Excellent
  • 36
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 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
Amazing!

When someone tells you its the world's best gelato, you just have to go...twice! The first time I had the Lavender Ear Grey Tea and it was AMAZING! My friend had the salted caramel, which she raved about. On the second visit, I had the Sweet Black Sesame which was good but a bit much after the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
ElkayEZ
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Gainesville, Florida
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Gainesville, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

When someone tells you its the world's best gelato, you just have to go...twice! The first time I had the Lavender Ear Grey Tea and it was AMAZING! My friend had the salted caramel, which she raved about. On the second visit, I had the Sweet Black Sesame which was good but a bit much after the first few bites.... More 

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Rochester Hills, Michigan, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

They keep winning awards and I know why. Super creamy and delicious. I wasn't going to stop, yet I saw all the signs promoting their awards and I am so glad I did. Service area is very small, yet they keep the line moving. Totally worth the wait. Salted Carmel was amazing! Yum.

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Regina, Sk
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71 reviews 71 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

You can expect to find long lines at this number 1 rated North American Gelato joint. For those in your family with a dairy allergy they also offer 3 or 4 different sorbet options. All gelato is made onsite. The restaurant is conveniently located nearby the waterfront skytrain station and the sea bus station.

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Halton Hills, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Stumbled upon this place while walking around on a Wednesday night. Line was about 12 deep. Summer lineups is be insanely long. interesting flavours. Banana bread tasted like banana Bread! A bit pricey

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Middleton, Wisconsin
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

There is a reason this place always has a line. It was simply the best gelato we have ever had. We went here twice during our short stay in Vancouver. My daughter loved the Green Tea, and the Salted Carmel was just what you would hope it would be. The wafer cookie is a very nice touch.

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Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This gelato is AMAZING, but you will have to deal with a crowd to get it. I think it is worth every minute, but beware that there is limited seating and the place gets crowded.

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Vancouver, Canada
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96 reviews 96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This place has won numerous awards and is the most famous gelato in Vancouver. It is delicious yes, but it is ALWAYS crowded and chaotic. Tourists swarm it and lines will always be out the door (especially weekends or nice weather). Also, it is very expensive and I find the portions are so small compared with the English Bay gelaterias.... More 

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Ontario
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127 reviews 127 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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336 reviews 336 reviews
223 restaurant reviews
426 helpful votes 426 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

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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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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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?