The Best Vegan Ice Cream in Montreal

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When the warm weather arrives, nothing is more satisfying than a good ice cream! Since there is a wide range of ice cream on offer, we have compiled a list of the best ice cream shops in Montreal to help you find your way around. However, despite the very good addresses on this list, not everyone will find what they are looking for. For example, people with dietary restrictions (lactose intolerance) or who have adopted a vegan diet sometimes have difficulty finding offers adapted to their needs. And since we like it when everyone is happy, we decided to do some research to find out which addresses offer the best vegan ice cream in the city.

With the growing popularity of veganism and the creativity of ice cream makers, it is becoming more and more common to find vegan ice cream in Montreal creameries. Whether you are vegan or not, the quality of the products offered is always growing and is enough to confuse the most fastidious ice cream lovers. With many inventive flavours available and a texture that is impossible to distinguish from “real” ice cream, the vegan ice cream offerings in Montreal are top-notch!

Some foodies are reluctant to try vegan recipes because it’s simply not in their habits. And when it comes to food, it’s sometimes hard to break habits. However, vegan cooks take pleasure in creating recipes in such a way that you don’t even notice that it’s vegan. In fact, many restaurants now offer several vegan dishes. Check out our list of the best vegan restaurants in Montreal to try some of them!

Let’s get back to our favourite summer dessert. Here are our suggestions of where to find the best vegan ice cream in Montreal.

Special mention:

La Royale, the vegan creamery of Larue & Fils: The creamery La Royale is located in the Larue & Fils cafés during the summer! The place offers a smooth and tasty vegan ice cream.

Hoche Glacé

Hoche Glacé is a nice creamery in Hochelaga-Maisonneuve. This address specializes in making sweets that will please people who have adopted a vegan or gluten-free diet. Here we find good vegan ice creams and vegan ice cream cakes. The flavours offered are far from boring! Oreo and raspberry, cookie dough, apple crumble, and much more; the vegan offerings at Hoche Glacé allow vegans to eat ice cream without having to compromise.  

2225 Avenue Bennett

Saison des pluies

The Saison des Pluies café in Villeray offers a small ice cream counter in the garage of its business, which overlooks Henri-Julien Street. Here, you can enjoy a good vegan soft-serve ice cream on Saturdays and Sundays. Be warned! It’s cash only and the creamery only opens in June. We invite you to check their Instagram page for the official date.

301 Rue Guizot Est

Ca Lem

Ca Lem now has several locations across the city. Very popular for its colourful and original ice creams, Ca Lem offers a good variety of sorbets and vegan ice creams. Their tropical flavoured ice cream is just what you need in the summer heat!

6926 Sherbrooke Street West


Since its opening on Bélanger Street, Iconoglace has been attracting hordes of people looking for cool treats on hot days. It is not uncommon to see a long line-up in front of the hard-to-miss yellow storefront. Iconoglace specializes in soft serve ice cream and most of their offerings are certified vegan! They also make their own waffle cones (including a gluten-free one)! Go ahead, treat yourself!

1320 Rue Bélanger

Sachère Desserts

As its name suggests, Sachère Desserts prepares very good desserts. Sachère Desserts’ homemade ice cream is vegan and is available in a 500 ml format. Each tub contains two different flavoured ice creams, which can vary according to the inspiration of the moment!

1274 Boulevard de Maisonneuve Est

Les Givrés

Known for its famous seasonal twist, Les Givrés also offers vegan ice cream. In addition to having a variety of flavours, the creamery offers different sizes: 100 ml, 500 ml and even 4L, for those who want to stock up for hot days.  

2730 Rue Masson

Les Givrés

Reconnu pour sa fameuse twist aux saveurs de saison, Les Givrés offre également de la crème glacée végane. En plus d’avoir une variété au niveau des saveurs, la crèmerie propose différents formats: 100 ml, 500 ml et même 4L, pour ceux et celles qui veulent faire le plein en vue des journées chaudes.

2730 Rue Masson
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