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Mallard Ice Cream & Cafe

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1323 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Bellingham, Washington
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Mallard Ice Cream & Cafe is on Railroad Avenue in downtown Bellingham. It isn't quite in Old Town, but it does carry the mixture of grunge, antique and new. The setting is a mix of family fun, single silliness and an opportunity to just people watch while eating the most locally unusual flavors of ice cream, yogurts sherberts and beverages.... More 

Thank purpleangel135
Bellingham, Washington
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Best place in town for late nite ice cream cones with the best LOCAL ice cream in town. Good prices, good service and very, very clean. Always a wonderful time.

Thank msglaigaie
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Mallards is the best ice cream in town hands down. Great flavors, extreme quality, and reasonable prices.

Thank Ward N
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I like that there is plenty of seating room, though most people just buy and go. The staff is friendly and don't mind letting you taste many different ice cream flavors.

Thank Ron B
Bellingham, Washington
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Title says it all - if you need ice cream, you need to go to Mallards. Garage doors open up in summer and the crowd spills out onto the sidewalk.

Thank HamsterMike
Bellingham, Washington
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Mallard Ice Cream & Cafe is a funky, likable and eclectic cafe in downtown Bellingham that is well worth a visit. Clearly a local hot spot for meeting friends and great conversation, Mallard boasts sofas, countertops and overstuffed chairs where people hang out and have a good time. The ice cream is rich and creamy,, with a lot of different... More 

Thank skye724
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100 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a must visit if you're in the area. Great ice cream shop I can't remember which one was my favorite but I'm pretty sure it was caramel with sea salt! Amazing!

Thank Elan D
Bellevue, Washington
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've tried several flavors and all are delicious, though might sound weird. Try the black pepper -- it will surprise you. Try to get lucky and hope they're serving peanut butter -- an experience not to be believed!

Thank EasyT0Please2013
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The basil ice cream was delightful as was the cumin. As a licorice fan for over 60 years, I've tried a bzillion flavors and Mallards has an ooutstanding ice cream flavor menu. My next taste treat will be the lavendar.

Thank Nionongal
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64 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fun place to go to try really unusual ice cream flavors in a eclectically decorated shop. The flavors change periodically, so you may not get the same choices on your next visit.

Thank EJJourney

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1323 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: 360-734-3884

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?