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Stella luna gelato is a true artisan product. It’s handcrafted on site, from scratch, following the principles of antique italian gelaterias where fresh whole milk, cane sugar, sometimes egg yolks, alongside the best raw materials like pistachios from sicily, hazelnuts from piemonte, bourbon-madgascar vanilla beans, callebaut chocolate and many others have a major role. A moderate use of cream as well as meticulously balancing sugar, allow us to offer you gelato with an intense, fresh and natural taste, a silky smooth texture and a dense structure, that’s easily digestible and low in fat (5% – 8%).
Fruit Sorbets (Sorbetto)
When you start with excellent raw materials and don’t use any artificial flavouring, colouring or fruit pastes, you can really taste the difference. Depending on the intensity of the fruit and the season, the fruit content in our sorbets is an astounding 50% pure fruit!! Sorbets are made using pure water and don’t contain dairy products. Best of all, they are fat free!
A frappé is made by blending freshly prepared gelato or sorbetto with milk. Pick your favourite flavours and we’ll blend up a treat for you….with ¼ of the fat you’ll find in a milkshake made with premium ice-cream.
Stella luna smoothies are made with 100% fruit - no water, no ice, no sugary syrups. Each smoothie has at least 2 cups of fruit in it giving it real nutritional value. Our piña colada is so tasty and so thick, you’ve really gotta pucker to suck it back.
Alpine Hot Chocolate ~ Stella Luna Style
Stella luna hot chocolate is made using antique recipes from the italian alps – fresh milk, excellent quality chocolate and a bit of cream. It’s rich and naturally dense.
Originating in southern italy, a granita is like sorbet but slightly grainier and even more refreshing. Stella luna makes its granita following the sicilian tradition: few but premium, fresh ingredients and a sweet but not syrupy flavour!
European Specialty Coffees
There is an italian proverb that says: the ideal coffee should be, as black as the night, as hot as the sun, as pure as the moon, and as sweet as love.
Freshly Baked Goods
What’s a cappuccino without a warm scone or a chocolate chip cookie straight from the oven? Watch for our fresh baking every day, including the now immortalized “nonna filippi cake”!
They’re not just for breakfast. You can have your buttermilk waffle anytime you want them….after school, for lunch, as a late night snack after an evening at the mayfair. We’ll serve them up with freshly prepared fruit coulis, apple compote, quebec maple syrup, or warmed chocolate sauce…perhaps with a scoop of gelato on the side.
I confess to being a panini nut. My bedtime reading is all about panini recipes, panini filling, new and innovative panini. We have funky salads during warm weather and hearty soups to warm your bones when it’s chilly.
Little ribbon wrapped jewels for intimiate celebrations
Individual sized jewels
Just enough for you and your special someone
You can have your cake and eat it too.. with two of your friends!
Awarded Best Gelato in Canada and Top 3 in the Americas at the Gelato World Tour 2016 in Chicago and recipient of the International Journalist's Award at the Gelato World Tour Finals in Italy, 2017! Trained in Bologna by Italy's finest; owner and Master Gelato Chef Tammy Giuliani combines old-world techniques and recipes with a passion for finely prepared food. Ranked by Urban Spoon as"Canada's Best 100 Places to Eat", Stella Luna is more than just gelato. It's a family owned and operated European style Café, serving up gourmet panini, hearty soups, eclectic salads, buttermilk waffles, crepes, decadent desserts and specialty coffees with Italian flare. NEW: Come for dinner and try our new Spuntini…
Usually our daughter gets her gelato while we try to explore other deserts. The more we doit, the more I realize we should just stick to gelato. Today tried Oreo cake - crusty sugar on top, dried dough and icing in the middle - not...More
Greeted with rude looks. Students finding whatever job they can working here. It was not busy but worker flustered that we were not sure what exactly we wanted to order the second we got to the counter. Children tried the gelato and sorbet. One of...More
We had breakfast at Stella Luna, a group of six. It was filled with loyal customers. The offerings are mainly crepes and waffles but both are worth searching out this restaurant for. They are big, fresh,very well made and a reasonable price. They were universally...More
The gelato is made from scratch with quality ingredients. It is a bit on the pricey side but worth the money. It's great that they allow sample tastes before you choose your flavour(s), but I would like to note that you do need to pay...More
This gelato is the authentic best. My favs are the award winning unique concoctions with spicy ingredients. That can be disappointing when they run out of those flavours. Prices have increased but atleast they over fill the cup.
I've been here a dozen times or so over the years. It never disappoints. Sandwiches and pastries are always fantastic. And then there is the gelato. It's also licensed if you want a glass of wine or a local craft brew. It's just a great,...More
My in-laws insisted on taking us here after dinner as they supposedly make one of the best Gelato in Canada. They certainly thrive on this reputation, even thought the cafe is away from the downtown core it was busy at 9pm and there was a...More
Response from TammyGiuliani | Property representative |
We use our award winning rich chocolate as a base and add a blend of hot chilies peppers & cinnamon ... and of course a dash of magic!
Owner/Master Gelato Chef
Stella Luna Gelato Café