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La Cigale

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$$ - $$$
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14 Scott Street | Chelsea, Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
+1 819-827-6060
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun 10:30 - 20:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri 11:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:30 - 21:00
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Delicious treats for the summer! Exceptional home made ice cream with a great yard for kids and families.

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Thank Harry N
Chelsea, Canada
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

The concept is amazing! More European than 'American'' as a business plan! As you walk into this very open and very clean space, you can quickly establish that you are going to have a FESTIVAK FOR YOUR PALLET!! So many flavors and styles and things to try ... and they will let you try it as they do in Europe!... More 

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Thank Enrico2013
Kingston, Canada
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Great ice cream, but quite expensive. Is made in-house, so not commercial tasting. Try the maple walnut for sure!

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Thank philanthropy666
Cantley, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

They have delicious, but expensive, ice cream, made in-house. Many flavours, some of which seem original to their operation, located in a really nice setting in Gatineau Park.

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Thank Andris L
Chris K, Owner at La Cigale, responded to this review

Hi Andis, thanks so much for taking the time to leave us your review. I'm glad you enjoyed the experience. We do work hard to come up with some interesting and unique flavours that you won't find anywhere else. As everything is made in house with high end ingredients such as real Bourbon vanilla, and maple syrup, we are forced... More 

Ottawa, Canada
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Our family finally tried La Cigale after many years of the hype we had heard. I cannot believe that we never tried in all these years. Outstanding and fresh ice cream. Worth every calorie and worth the short drive from Ottawa. All 5 of us loved our double scoop flavours . There are so many to choose from its crazy.... More 

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Thank 4boyma
Chris K, Owner at La Cigale, responded to this review

We are so happy that you gave us a try. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Salon de provence
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Definitely a good experience. Quality and tasty ice creams. A bit busy so be prepared to wait. However it's worth it. Get inside if you have time to enjoy the larger choice. Go to the outside counter if you just want a cone or a bowl.

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Thank Paresia
Chris K, Owner at La Cigale, responded to this review

Hi Paresia, Thanks for taking the time to leave us your feedback. I'm very glad you enjoyed the experience. More 

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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

First time and we loved it. High quality ice cream and sorbets with a variety of flavours ranging from traditional (chocolate) to unique (lavender, apple pie or chocolate/Guiness to name a few). You can order cones, cups, sundaes, smoothies, shakes, Malts and banana splits. They also have homemade ice cream sandwiches. We were 2 adults and 2 kids and so... More 

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Thank Josie S
Ottawa, Canada
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016

Fresh-made ice cream and sorbet that is "to die for"! No wonder the line-ups are long and the lawn chairs are full. This is a family-friendly place that allow you to try samples of delicious ice-cream before you buy. There is a pleasant backyard and garden to relax in while you enjoy your delicious treat.

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Thank Cindy R
Ottawa, Canada
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91 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

went on a referral from a work colleage for ice cream well worth the drive ! clean, unique, and quaint ice cream shop 40 + varieties excellent quality ,,,, friendly efficent service awesome ice cream sundaes unique and delicious flavours on my permanment bucket list .....

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Thank Gary K
Miami, Florida
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

The flavors are diverse, interesting from an ice cream lover's perspective, and change on a regular basis. The garden for lounging with your ice cream is a plus.

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Thank Marc B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$7
Cuisine
Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Scott Street | Chelsea, Chelsea, Quebec J9B 1R5, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Quebec  >  Outaouais Region  >  Chelsea
  • Phone Number: +1 819-827-6060
Description
Best Ice Cream around! Right across the street from the Gatineau Park Visitor's Centre

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