Sometimes, ice cream is just too hard to eat. It melts everywhere, and that's just very inconvenient. Let's be real, milkshakes are where it's at. No mess, and there are so many different variations of a milkshake. Plus, liquid calories don't count, right?

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Summer is on it's way and I don't think we could be more excited. If you're over ice cream, or just want another sweet treat on a hot day, here are 11 places in ottawa that you can get a decadent milkshake.

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Burgers & Shakes // Multiple Locations

Must try: PB & Jelly, Nutella, Butterscotch

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Holland's Cake and Shake // 229 Armstrong St

Must try: The Overlord

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Hintonburger // 1096 Wellington St W

Must try: The classics (Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate)

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The WORKS // Multiple Locations

Must try: Peppermint, 2001 Shake Odyssey, Strawberry Cheesecake

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Dick's Drive-In & Dairy-Dip // 1485 Merivale Rd

Must try: Avocado, Cherry, Banana

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Stella Luna Gelato Café // 1103 Bank St

Must try: Vanilla Chai, Ferrero Rocher, Dark Chocolate

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Zak's Diner // 14 Byward Market Square

Must try: Spiked Baileys, Crispy Crunch, Banana Foster

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The King Eddy // 45 Clarence St

Must try: Cookies & Cream, Coconut, Coconut

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Elgin Street Diner // 374 Elgin St

Must try: Creamsicle, Mochaccino, Chocolate Banana

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Nacho Cartel // 200 Wilbrod St

Must try: Chocolate Oreo Crumble, Vanilla Caramel, Chocolate Choco Chip Crumble

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Chocolats Favoris // Multiple Locations

Must try: Strawberry Shortcake, Lemon Pie, Red Velvet