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“Delicious Ice Cream” 5 of 5 stars
Review of MacKay's Cochrane Ice Cream Ltd

MacKay's Cochrane Ice Cream Ltd
220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
+1 403-932-2455
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Ranked #7 of 50 restaurants in Cochrane
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Delicious Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

They have so many different flavors & the ice cream is so good! The drive to Cochrane & seeing the little town is worthwhile too. They had this ice cream in Weadickville in the Calgary Stampede too.

Visited July 2012
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  • English first
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English first
Calgary, Alberta
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Who can complain about ice cream on a summer day?”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

So the ice cream itself may not be outstanding and is expensive, but what kid doesn't like to choose from at least 50 flavors? The line ups are always there, but they go faster than you would expect. The staff works really hard and certainly a qualifier for working there must be patience! It's great to see people literally from around the world sitting outside the store enjoying a cone. A Cochrane landmark for sure.

  • Visited August 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cochrane, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Indifferent service”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I called here one sunny afternoon last week to sample the famouse 'MacKays' ice cream.

Despite the fact that there were 5 members of staff milling around behind the counter I was ignored for over 4 minutes, at which point I walked out. Disgraceful customer service.

I can not comment therefore on the quality of their ice cream, but I did think it rather pricey and they seem to charge additionally for the cone type selected and even the cardboard serving tubs, (bizarre!). I think that their reputation has perhaps made them complacent.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“delicious ice cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

You can get any flavor your heart desires - then you can walk around the quaint street and window shop

Visited August 2012
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Calgary, Canada
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12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Worth the trip!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

I have family members from over seas and whenever they are in Alberta they ALWAYS go for ice cream here. I think that level of dedication says it all!

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