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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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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (187 reviews)
“sorbet” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 22:00All hours
220 1st Street W, Cochrane, Alberta T4C 1A1, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Like the title says.... Great ice cream.. can be a long wait in the summer. There is most likely a favour for everyone's taste.

Thank Kilguy
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best ice cream in southern Alberta. Every week end there is a long line - up out the door...Locals and Calgarians frequent this store...My grandchildren love this place.

Thank 847gordonm
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you think of Cochrane you usually think of McKay's Ice Cream. For good reason! This is some of the best ice cream west of the Atlantic Ocean. Sometimes the line ups are long, but that gives you time to ponder the huge menu. The...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to McKays in a hot summer afternoon. So many people. The ice cream is pretty good. I think people come here for the experience and not just the ice cream. I find the prices a little high but they have so many flavours.

Thank Jennifer P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ice cream establishment is a fantastic place to go to. The staff were friendly and the ice cream tasted great.

Thank bmorris95
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this ice cream place several times and their products are awesome! Lots of choices of different flavours. My favourite is Kulfi! Very friendly customer service.

Thank Bob2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb ice cream. Superb, friendly & helpful staff. A great original family run ice cream 'parlour'. We visited mid-day Friday, not too busy and didn't wait long. Took longer to choose our flavours than to eat them

Thank Phillip E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Worth the wait in line on a hot day for sure! This is a little gem worth stopping at anytime your passing through. Staff are super friendly and more importantly the ice cream is amazing! Do yourself a favor and stop in!

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Be prepared for a long wait in an even longer queue. We were offered umbrellas due to the hot sun and menus during our 20 minute wait in the queue. That saved time as there are a lot of flavors and you want to try...More

Thank sangitaahmed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard about this icecream shop from our accommodation place. So many delicious sounding flavours to choose from...... Great to find and be able to support a local small business. All icecream made on-site, by what I was told, and that ones we tried were delicious....More

Thank Heatherh57
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
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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