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Mallard Ice Cream & Cafe

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1323 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
+1 360-734-3884
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Bellingham, Washington
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198 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

They have the best traditional stuff, but their original flavors like cardamom or turmeric are outstanding. Always a crowd pleaser.

Thank uncle_albert5
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

It's a fun place, quality ice cream with some unusual flavors, and try before you buy! There can be a line, but isn't that how you know it's good! It is worth the wait. Non dairy options available. I don't go that route myself, but I have friends and family who do and swear by the flavor and quality.

Thank Shelly D
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Mallard ice cream is a local favorite. They have a varied assortment of flavors to choose from and often source local, in season ingredients. This is a great place to bring your family or friends for a friendly, fun experience.

Thank Laurie G
Bellingham, WA
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89 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Ice cream is great, variety offers something for everyone within a fun downtown Bellingham environment.

Thank Terry P
Bellingham, WA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Awesome ice cream with some standard flavors and some unique ones. I had the fig and chèvre and thought it was wonderful.

Thank Lnestor
Glacier National Park, Montana
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Love the variety of quirky flavors and names. Ice cream is rich and tasty. Appreciate that customers can try a flavor before ordering. Service friendly and responsive. Seating is often congested and interior is noisy.

Thank Bham1117
Rochester, Minnesota
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45 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

This ice cream shop has quirky decor, lots of rubber ducks, and a wide variety of ice cream flavors. I enjoyed a sugar cone with licorice and super chocolate ice cream. Service is fast and friendly. There is plentiful seating, and the entire storefront opens on nice days.

Thank Randy R
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful gathering place with both traditional and wonderfully creative, eclectic icecream flavors, made on premises. Overhead doors across front are usially open to the sidewalk for great people watching!

Thank 18williamf
Bellingham, Washington
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The service is awesome, the ice cream is amazing, and the location is great! They always have new flavors and I love that you can get "Indecision" so you can try 2 kinds!!! LOVE.

Thank kate_lindsay21
Bellingham, WA
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Mallard's experiments constantly with new flavors that tickle the tongue and broaden the mind. They are also expert at traditional ice cream too. The ice cream is always rich and smooth, and you can try out flavors in advance. Try the cinnamon or cardamom ice creams for a really unusual taste treat.

Thank WA-Musicologist

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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1323 Railroad Ave, Bellingham, WA 98225-4722
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Bellingham
  • Phone Number: +1 360-734-3884

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