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Stella Luna

1103 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-523-1116
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Ranked #41 of 2,170 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $11
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Café, Sandwiches
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Ottawa, Canada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

All the flavors taste the same. I've been here before and there used to be more difference in the ice creams and the tastes of the different types of ice cream but now I'm sorry to say but they are skimping on the flavors or cutting back on something. They all taste like sugar and not much difference. The cafe... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This place doesn't need another good review on Trip Advisor to get more customers -- it is packed with other ottawa folks who have discovered gelato that tastes like gelato -- not the common chemical like taste you often get. This stuff is incredibly tasty. Try the pistachio. The last time we had anything that was remotely as tasty was... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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298 reviews 298 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Crowded, noisy and poor service. Food pre made and not particularly fresh. I honestly don't know what other people saw - perhaps the gelato (which I did not have) was very good. Not a recommend at all.

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Toronto, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Good without a doubt, though I have visited gelateria's with far more exotic offerings... still one can't complain with their very Italian inspired selections. BTW... no normal individual needs get a large (this 3 scoop max serving is definitely for sharing).

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Ottawa, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The past time I was in Stella Luna was on a Saturday. The dining area was full of soccer clad kids and grand parents. Servers are knowledgable about gluten content in their ice creams and sorbets. Coffee is decent. Owners and servers are great. On weekdays its a decent place for coffee meetings. I don't think they have WIFI there... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A friend who spent years slinging gelato for summer employment insisted this was the best gelateria in town. So the next time she was in town, she put her money where her mouth was and treated me to a scoop. Good lord. I had the vanilla with caramel and pralines, the blackberry and pear, and the award-winning chocolate-rum-cherry. I'm not... More

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Ottawa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I'm so lucky to live around the block from this gem. Their gelato is the most flavorful in town. The chocolate orange is an incredible taste sensation. But my favourite is anything with white chocolate in it. And I don't even like white chocolate...what have they done to me?!? I've tried their coffee and it's good but very strong. Millions... More

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Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

With a small gelato (~$6) you get to try 3 flavours, which is more than enough since it's SO rich and flavourful. I recommend pistachio and the chocolate, rum and cherries mix. The cafe has a busy, yet cozy atmosphere. If your date is going well get some coffee after too and then stroll around the glebe. There is a... More

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Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This is by far one of the best ice cream places I have visited. They make their ice cream in the shop daily and the selection is great.

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Newmarket, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Luckily we arrived when it wasn't too busy. The atmosphere is very pleasant - nice decor and lots of room. The gelatos are amazing! $30 got us 4 medium-sized cups, into which you can mix up to 3 different flavours. Medium was plenty big as they're very generous with their portions. Service was friendly and fast. If I were an... More

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