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My Favorite Ice Cream Shoppe

2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
+1 403-287-3838
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good53%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“ice cream” (26 reviews)
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2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

First time visit with my family and in-laws. The shop has a family friendly atmosphere with a retro decor. You have to decide first what size to get and pay for it then, the hard part: decide what flavour to get. My daughter loved looking...More

Thank Rhea K
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Not many people like the bottom of the bucket of ice cream. It can be gooey. Several flavours of ice cream had a very small amount left. When I asked if they could open another bucket and mix new with the bottom of old I...More

Thank S R
Reviewed January 28, 2017 via mobile

People's nostalgia for the parlour- experience gets them in the door, but not much of the 'old-world charm' of the original place is evident. There are few community notices in the billboards inside- no 'penny-candy' treats for sale, and the carousel novelty horse ride for...More

Thank Learn with M
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

The customer service was awesome and the ice cream is the best in Calgary! Also they are open late which is a bonus! Overall I had a great experience! I will be back

Thank Joe C
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Really, too many flavours is my ONLY complaint! SOOOOOOOOO hard to choose. It is a fantastic place for a date, or to go with your kids, to take and impress out of town guests for a really great small town feel, in the city! Enjoy!!!

Thank iluvalberta
Reviewed September 16, 2016

This place is magical. The only problem is choosing what flavor of ice cream you want, because they're all so amazing. Yes, I do know from experience. The staff is always friendly, and the service is quick. The ice cream is to die for, and...More

Thank Andrea N
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

People say this place isn't what it used to be and they're right. However, it is what you make of it. I have fond memories of going here when I was a kid, and now I get to take my kids there. It's a great...More

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed August 1, 2016

The selection at My Favorite Ice Cream is huge and its remarkably cheap compared to other places in town. The ice cream itself is goody if a little dense, don't order any more than the 8oz would be my suggestion as pretty filling. Another great...More

Thank OmanRob
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Every hot day this place turns into an emporium of people. People with pimped rides, people with unusual tattoos, just wall to wall people. If you like ice cream and people watching this place rocks. The young people serving endless scoops of ice cream have...More

Thank Stevomars
Reviewed January 3, 2016

Took a walk after dinner to get some ice cream and came here as I was told it was the best around the city. The ice cream was beautiful but two things that I loved this most was; the ice cream host a community sing...More

Thank wtrfyffe
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Altadore
  • Neighborhood: Altadore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-287-3838
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