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MacKay's Cochrane Ice Cream Ltd

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220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
+1 403-932-2455
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10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Cochrane, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

MacKay;s is know for the ice cream, but you have to try the frozen fruit yogurt. I like it better than all the wonderful choices of ice cream. It is a fresh change and tastes great.

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Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place and a must go to when in Cochrane... Make sure you have the time, as there are always long line ups, but so worth it! Enjoy!

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Thank Norja888
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No question that the Mackay's have a good product but at $10.50 for a small container of ice cream or $8.50 for a triple cone, they have simply priced themselves out of the market. Peter's Drive-in is another one; an over rated and over priced product....

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Thank MrSRW_12
Cochrane, Canada
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Probably the best ice cream in Alberta, worth the drive to Cochrane, Alberta! On weekends be prepared to bring your patience as there is always a line up even in the winter!!!

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Thank debway1
Canmore, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

The ice-cream is famous, the location is historic, and the experience is cultural..this is a Cochrane icon!!

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Thank Dr David L
Cochrane
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Very good ice cream, lots of flavors but very busy at times. Not worth the wait. However lots of interesting shops and stores near by to look through.

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Thank donmQ3758JE
Calgary, Canada
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Look: the day we visited, they had AVOCADO ice cream. And all the standard favorites, and some delicious combo flavors. How could you possibly not? A bit pricy, but it IS a boutique ice cream parlor, with all the product hand-made on site.

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Thank Rick G
Cochrane, Canada
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Best ice cream around. The only problem is it's so good you may eat more than your waistline can accommodate.

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Thank Bobbee60
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

It was great as always. Have to enjoy while we can winter is coming . I love the variety of different ice cream. To take a walk for health reasons and then having a treat is cheating a little but enjoyable. Marie

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Thank Marie M
Cochrane, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Well, you know, apart from the mountains, the fresh air, horses, off-roading, etc.! But a trip to MacKay's is always a treat! Best one I had this summer: Saskatoon Berry! OMG! Yum! This is the type of good ole fashion, been-around-forever, kind of place that you hope NEVER goes away!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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