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MacKay's Cochrane Ice Cream Ltd

220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
+1 403-932-2455
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (187 reviews)
“scones” (13 reviews)
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10:00 - 22:00All hours
220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This was truly some of the best ice cream I have ever had. The hardest part was deciding what flavour to have. There were so many to pick from! It was worth waiting through the line up out the door. They could work on the...More

Thank canadiantourister
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well.....I consider myself an "ice cream expert". Honestly....I love ice cream and have it everywhere I go and where it is offered. I hate to say this but.....this ice cream is average. I know it is "homemade" but it is really missing something.....like flavour. I'm...More

Thank Amy B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Vintage ice cream, but you can't call this a parlor because there is no seating inside. Artifacts on display once you have decided which of the approximately 2 dozen flavors you might want to have and whether it will be in a gluten free cone...More

Thank Kermit2010
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an OK place but what they service is ice milk not ice cream. The ice cream candy shop in Bragg Creek is 100 times better. Real Ice Cream.

Thank burke12342014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good homemade hard ice cream no meals just snacks and some hard ice cream in cones and pints sac to take home

Thank stuartbL7991FE
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not only do they have so many awesome flavours of ice cream! They have a really cute map on the wall where you can see where people travelled from to come have ice cream from all over the world!

Thank littlelinds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Historic, and a variety of flavours to die for.. MccKay’s Ice cream place has a history and is a quaint place on Cochrane’s Main Street bang opposite the City Court. We discovered MacKay’s 14 years ago on our way to Banff using the less used...More

Thank Vajeed A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So many flavours to choose from! They even have specials from different regions of the globe! And they're all good. I've always wondered how people near and far make the trip and endure the long line-up. It's definitely worth it. It, being a piece of...More

Thank mieckers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So many well made flavours in this ice cream shop. It is an Alberta institution. Try the avocado ice cream. Its really good! Worth detouring to Cochrane if you are anywhere nearby.

Thank ken456
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of great flavours but very expensive. Had to pay extra for special cones and .25 for a bowl! We bought a small container for $7.25 and enjoyed at home in our own bowls!

Thank Pat M
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Cochrane
  • Phone Number: +1 403-932-2455
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