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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (200 reviews)
“waffle cone” (7 reviews)
“scones” (15 reviews)
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10:00 am - 10:00 pmAll hours
220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On a hot summer afternoon it is to die for. Come to think of it, its good with homemade desserts, by itself, mixed in drinks - simply the best ice-cream you will eat. Ever.

Thank Pat R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I grew up with this epic ice cream. We would drive out as a family and have a treat. This creamy delicious family owned and operated place is truly awesome. I am a celiac now so I am more cautious but still can enjoy a...More

Thank TaraL033
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The store is some sort of a mini museum besides the selling of ice cream. You just can't imagine how many options you have in front of you. From Victoria Day to Labor Day, almost each day, there is a long lineup. Not only locals,...More

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

MacKay's is a cool (no pun intended) place to go and grab an ice cream on a hot Cochrane day. It is a local treasure and the ice cream is very tasty. There are other ice cream related items that you can purchase, which make...More

Thank Don S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The line could be down the street or around the corner on the weekend. During the week, there is still a line; however, once in, each customer is treated as if he/she is the only one in this iconic store... a special drive from Calgary...or...More

Thank PHSexpress
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Even though I'm not an ice cream lover, this is a must-do if you're in Cochrane. I love the cowboy country look of the street and shops and of course the huge variety of homemade ice cream is the major draw. There is plenty of...More

Thank Laurel M
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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 21 September 2017 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 18 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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