We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Stella Luna

#78 of 2,159 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$
Coffee Shop, Sandwiches
Improve this listing
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Your filters are still active.
There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
Get directions
1103 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
613-523-1116
Website
Today
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Dessert, Late Night

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 97 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 23
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Gelato at it's best To!

When in Ottawa this is definitely worth the visit even just to experience the gelato. In summer they will have a cart on the corner of Spark and Bank downtown so if easier visit there. The only problem is what flavour of gelato to have -good luck! This place is suitable for everyone to visit

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
SUE2281
,
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Good for:
  • Families with children
Add Photo Write a Review

97 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Lake Macquarie, Australia
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

When in Ottawa this is definitely worth the visit even just to experience the gelato. In summer they will have a cart on the corner of Spark and Bank downtown so if easier visit there. The only problem is what flavour of gelato to have -good luck! This place is suitable for everyone to visit

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

The gelato was nice, good selection. The line up was huge (which typically means it's good) but moved very fast. Prices were reasonable as well. Best part though was the two person band entertaining the guests on a Sunday afternoon!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Large and charming interior, which can get very full in the evenings as soon as warm weather rolls around. They always let you sample a number of flavours before choosing your gelato of choice. A bit pricey, but they aren't stingy in their portion sizes. If you get an espresso beverage, I always appreciate they give a nice little chocolate... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edmonton, Canada
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a very comfortable spot. The coffee is great and the gelato the best in Ottawa. I have eaten brunch there before and the paninis are great.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Merrickville, Canada
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

One must always ask one's self where one is supposed to stand at any given time.. the line for the sandwiches, the line for the gelato or the line for the cash: or moving between all three to try to get what it is you want. This process is exhausting: to the point where I stopped going regularly. Now they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
TammyGiuliani, Owner at Stella Luna, responded to this review

Dear J.L. I’m sorry you found our layout confusing. The line-up begins at the cash. If you’re looking for a bite to eat, then prior to lining up at the cash, patrons are encouraged to drop by the panini display to check out the day’s fresh selection of lunch items or in-house baking. Unlike many fast-food establishments, we don’t have... More 

Ottawa, Canada
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I have been to Stella Luna several times with my husband but this review is specifically from a visit I made to the shop in early January. The gelato at Stella Luna is delicious, as you can see from the other reviews here. However I had some issue with the service. I found it unprofessional that I could hear rap... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
TammyGiuliani, Owner at Stella Luna, responded to this review

Hello Lindsay C. Thank you for your kind words about our gelato. It sounds like the complaint you shared on TripAdvisor stems from an isolated incident which, in my experience, is best dealt with through person-to-person contact, in order that I can determine the specifics – namely the date and the time of the incident and a description of the... More 

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I tasted many types of gelato in Ottawa but being from Italy...the only gelato that is close to the one in Italy is Stella Luna.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ottawa, Canada
Top Contributor
364 reviews 364 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
470 helpful votes 470 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

What more can be said, possibly some of the best Gelato Ottawa has to offer. Every flavour is amazing. The crepes and small food menu also great. Enjoy!

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Ottawa, Canada
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Awesome gelato here to keep you coming back, and we are regular customers. The coffee and the waffles also deserve top marks. Be prepared to contend with long lines in the summer, as this gelato store attracts customers from all over the city, as well as some premium pricing that doesn't seem to deter its loyal fans. The good news... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

My mom and I went for our second time tonight and it was absolutely wonderful! We stopped in a few weeks ago for our first time and we were so thrilled to find a unique, cute and cozy place for a cup of coffee. The coffee is good , decor is very warming and the staff are extremely inviting! As... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Stella Luna also viewed

 
Ottawa, Ontario
 

Been to Stella Luna? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1103 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 613-523-1116

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Sandwiches

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
3:00 pm - 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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Stella Luna and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from Stella Luna staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?