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My Favorite Ice Cream Shoppe

) #17 of 82 Dessert in Calgary #555 of 3,188 Places to Eat in Calgary $
2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
+1 403-287-3838
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good51%
  • Average2%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
2 days ago
“So many flavours!!!”
2 weeks ago
“Lots of flavours!”
Open Now
10:30 - 22:30All hours
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Canadian
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LOCATION
2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A really fun place to take the kids. Lots of flavours of ice cream to choose from. It's a retro looking shoppe. When I was there, there was a piano. My son of course had to try it out (even though he cannot play the...More

Thank louisedavis158
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in for a cool treat on an incredibly hot July day! I chose the lemon sorbet in a cup and that was just perfect because it didn't drip like my husband's blueberry cheese cake ice cream cone once we got outside. Both flavours were...More

1  Thank seetheworld2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Still lined up at 9:00. Have to say good value, reasonable pricing. We will return I'm sure Many flavours, limited parking.

Thank Glen W
Reviewed 3 June 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 3 May 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 29 January 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 21 January 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 15 November 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 16 September 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 19 August 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
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
Canadian
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 22:30
Monday
10:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 22:30
Thursday
10:30 - 22:30
Friday
10:30 - 22:30
Saturday
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2048 42 Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2T 2M7, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Calgary>  > Altadore
  • Neighbourhood: Altadore
  • Phone Number: +1 403-287-3838
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