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Stella Luna

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1103 Bank Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 3X4, Canada
16135231116
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08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 09:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great selection of gourmet panini on ever so fresh rolls and a selection of innovative gekato flavors to die for.

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Thank Rob-Ottawa-27
Ottawa
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158 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stella Luna is the perfect family cafe. There is no wi-fi. Families come here to enjoy waffles, a panini, gelato or a latte and actually talk to each other. The place is quite spacious with lots of seating capacity. The gelato flavours change daily and are of the highest quality. The owner (Tammy) has won several gelato awards for her... More 

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Thank Canadatom1
Montreal, Canada
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Yes, the gelato is fabulous, but we usually go because it's one of the most comfortable restaurant/cafes in Ottawa and because we love the waffles (available all day!) crepes, mini quiches and cappuccinos. There is such a warm atmosphere in this place and one often sees 2- and 3-generation families enjoying the great food and one another's company. Poor service?... More 

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Florida
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578 reviews
397 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

After a stroll along Bank Street on a sunny Sunday afternoon, we stopped in to try the caffe latte at Stella Luna. We used to go there for ice cream, but this time it was for coffee. We had two nice chairs in the window. The place was busy, actually full - some people were having ice cream, but others... More 

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Thank Golferboy18
Richmond Hill, Canada
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135 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

We think this is the best gelato place in Ottawa and if the queue is an indicator, many people think so too! Excellent gelato - worth the wait! Absolutely enjoyable experience - great flavours especially the Ferrero Rocher!

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Thank May W
Edmonton
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We were told to come down to this little place and pretty happy about it! #1 Ottawa loves their gelato - in a weird way. There are a ton of gelato places in this city. But this place has some AMAZING flavours, great service, and smiling staff, and there was live Jazz one night when we were there. We managed... More 

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Thank AngelVenom99
Rochester, New York
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

I loved the gelato. Great taste, consistency, and variety. I wish I'd gotten the medium instead of the small! I'll definitely be going back there!

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Thank JPBornheimer
Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

You must stop here if you're in Ottawa. The gelato is absolutely amazing! I would highly suggest trying the Ferrero Rocher =)

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Thank Tiffany A
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Always busy and I mean super busy with huge lines going outside the door during peek hours. There never seems to have the same employees working, which I find very odd.

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Thank Jacob G
Toronto, Canada
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295 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Huge gelato fan here and love trying new places and new flavours. Especially enjoyed their hazelnut flavours. Water in the back for free in glasses. Wish there was more seating in the summer or outdoor seating - lines are crazy there!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$11
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1103 Bank Street, 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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?