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US$4 - US$7
CUISINES
Canadian
FEATURES
Takeout
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Reviewed October 1, 2019

Wonderful staff, nice atmosphere. excellent ice cream! my wife and i truly enjoyed our visit! stop in and treat yourself!!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019 via mobile

First visit to Bella’s and won’t be our last. I had salted caramel and it was so creamy and delicious. My daughter had cookies and cream which was also very good. They have homemade waffle cones as well - so good!!! A great addition for...uptown SJ!More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 15, 2019

Absolutely the creamiest ice cream I have ever had! Superb flavours (only a few to choose from). Made in small batches and unfortunately, they do run out quickly. Store is hard to find unless you know # of street address. Guess that makes it a...'hidden gem!' Was there one day last week and they were out of some types by mid afternoon. Went there yesterday and shop was closed (sign said "out of ice cream") by 1:30!! 😳 Too bad because I drove 45 mins just to go there with a friend who was on vacation :/More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019

Drop in this Ice Cream Shop by curiosity last week! The shop has several kinds of delicious home made ice cream ( we tried two flavors), served by friendly staff in a small but nice environment with window seats and more seating on the street.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

The ice cream here was excellent and the service was friendly and helpful when deciding the flavour. The only thing I didn't really love was the layout. It was a bit tight with a bunch of people in there ordering and then trying to sit...down and eat. It is more of a grab and go type of place.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 25, 2019

The only place I can get Vegan Ice Cream in the city...and it's amazing ice cream! So smooth and creamy and the berries are FRESH! Oh dear I'm dreaming again

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2019

I really admire that the owner wouldn't let my friends and I in 4 minutes past closing time (there were actually tons of people who would've went it if they could've). He let us know his workers had a long day and that they were...tired. Even after pestering him and joking with him, he stood firm on his no, and I know that's a very difficult thing to do. He truely cared.. the wellbeing of his employees came before $$. I've been able to get in since then, and delicious it was!More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Derek B, Ice Cream Guy at Bella's Traditional Ice Cream, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2019

I definitely feel terrible about having to turn people away. It was definitely my fault in needing to have another person I could have put in to rotation that night but you're right it was a zoo. Thank you so much for your understanding.

Reviewed July 19, 2019 via mobile

We decided to try the ice cream here twice and were both disappointed in how little ice cream we received. The flavours we tried were delicious and fresh though. We had the chance to try the coffee crunch, butter pecan, roasted banana and cookies and...cream. All were very good and glad we had the chance to try this spot out. It is a bit expensive for us, $16 for two regular sizes in a dish.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019

This was my first visit to Bella's Traditional Ice Cream and it won't be my last! I had the Butter Pecan in a Homemade Waffle cone and it was creamy, flavorful, and I can only describe it as "melt in my mouth goodness"! I will...definitely be back and feel so lucky to have this delicious treat right around the corner. Sarah LeeMore

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 15, 2019 via mobile

Such a fun unique enjoyable experience! The ice cream is so fresh and has such wonderful flavor! The staff are friendly and very knowledgeable about their product.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Yes, Bella's Traditional Ice Cream offers takeaway services.

Bella's Traditional Ice Cream is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 5