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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

MacKay's is a must for anyone visiting Historic Cochrane's downtown. Be prepared to wait in line especially on weekends or any really warm day. But, it is worth the wait. Whether you go for vanilla, strawberry or chocolate or some of the more exotic ice...More

Thank Charlotte S
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

As you cruise the down town shops, this is a great way to take a break. Try the avocado ice cream!! It's actually delicious. Branch out and enjoy their off the wall flavors and rich ice cream. It's the BEST! Such a Cochrane treat!! Enjoy!

Thank Buhrdy
Reviewed 5 days ago

An interesting local tourist spot to stop in at in Cochrane, you will see a line stretching blocks down the road on hot summer days. I enjoyed the authenticity it holds true to by making everything right down the street from it's serving joint, but...More

Thank Brooklyn B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Wonderful ice cream!! Too many flavors to list!! People line up down the block to get this great MacKay family recipe Ice Cream.

Thank Cathie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best ice cream I have ever had! The flavour list is huge which is also nice for bringing the little ones :)

Thank Sand101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's the main reason people visit and well worth the trip. The service is friendly and the ice cream is always great! Good quality ingredients and made in town. Support local business.

Thank yonit500
Reviewed April 17, 2017

Easter weekend, Good Friday. Went into have ice cream and the line-up was so long and only 2 people on, (very young staff). They also had a notice that the staff was in training. Where was the management who should have been there to help...More

Thank 11RoxanneF
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

25 years ago I started going to McKay's. I show no sign of slowing down. This is a great spot to take the family for an outing, or if you feel like a sweet treat this is the place you should go all by yourself.

Thank Wesley H
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

Last minute decision lef us to visit Cochrane and the famous MacKay Ice Cream. We were excited to know that they have array of international flavour of ice cream which we immediately dig in such as Halo-halo, Keso, Yam and Durian to name a few....More

1  Thank joey r
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

If your in or near Cochrane you have to here ! MacKays has the best ice cream you'll ever put in your mouth ! If you love old fashioned home made ice cream this is the ticket. My grandkids love this place. The shop is...More

Thank Shirl P
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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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