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Stella Luna

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1103 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4, Canada
16135231116
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8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Ottawa, Canada
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The long line is the best indication of the great gelato at this local favourite. The service moves quickly and the staff are friendly. The Gelato is unforgettable.

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Thank Jeff T
Ottawa, Canada
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98 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly recommended for gelato lovers. Get three flavours in a small cup--you will not be disappointed!

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Thank BritanniaBay
Ottawa, Canada
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always love coming to Stella Luna. Great atmosphere, great selection, cheerful staff. I'm not a great expert in gelato, but my taste buds like what Stella Luna serves.

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Thank Maxim B
Ottawa, Canada
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271 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the place to go to get your gelato. Stella Luna offers a broad variety of tasty options, with new flavours added regularly. The recipes come directly from Italy. Delicious! But beware: this place has become extremely popular in the summer and there may be long line-ups. But everyone is happy in the line, and the rewards are worth... More 

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Thank 448andyk
Vancouver, Canada
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196 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered 2 medium gelato cups, and the bill for that was $15! That was ridiculous! The flavours were good, but not the best I have had. All in all, I would not think this place is worth it. I would not return here again, based solely on the price. Lots of hipsters in here, if that is your thing...

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Thank FlavourSeeker
Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is by far some of the best gelato I have ever tasted. If you are looking for something different or you are a booze hound, may I recommend the gin & tonic. Tastes exactly like the drink...apparently it is made with gin! Imagine that. :)

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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've travelled the world and enjoy visiting family in Ottawa. They raved about the award winning gelato at this place I guess the awards were for participation. This gelato is over priced, tasteless, limited in selection and neither original nor traditional What a disappointment

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Thank canadianwarmth
Ottawa, Canada
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123 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently indulged at Stella Luna - thank goodness, I don't live in the neighbourhood....or I would be there far, far too often. The place is always packed and there is always a line up (sometimes out the door and down the street) - but don't be put off by that - things move quite quickly. You pay for your... More 

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Earth
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55 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Incredibly, ridiculously, spectacularly amazing gelato -- by faaaaaaaaaar the best in Ottawa! My favourite flavours are lemon, lime and anything involving Nutella.

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Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I read about their Bronze Medal on the World Gelato Tour and decided to give it a try. The café is a good size and the staff were friendly! The have panini's and baked goods for sale, however I was there for the gelato. The have several flavours of gelato and you can get up to 3 flavours per cup... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $12
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Parking Available
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Bank St, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa
  • Phone Number: 16135231116
Description
Awarded a Bronze Medal in The Americas at the Gelato World Tour 2016, advancing to the 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. Stella Luna has been rated Top 5 Desserts in Ontario and is listed on Urban Spoon as "Canada's Best 100 Places to Eat". More than just gelato, Stella Luna is a family owned and operated European style Cafe, serving up gourmet panini, hearty soups, eclectic salads, buttermilk waffles, crepes, decadent desserts and specialty coffees with Italian flare. Stella Luna - intimate ambiance, exceptional food!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?