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Cow Cafe

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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 252-672-9269
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:30 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful family lynch, ice creme and snack, very local cusine, homemade Ice creams. Coffee I'd great too, can be or get very congested, kids play area, and can be reserved for parties.

Thank Scott H
Hickory, North Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

We actually went there several times. Once for dinner and they do have food other than handmade ice cream. The food was good and reasonable and the ice cream was FAB!

North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

Went to New Bern for the bed and breakfast Christmas open house and stopped at the cafe on the advice of friends. We ended up having lunch (sandwiches were delicious and inexpensive) and dessert (Ice cream was some of the best we've ever had). If you have a cow lover in your life, you'll find lots of unique gift ideas.... More 

Thank AvasGranny_9
Baxley, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I had the cuban cow sandwich which was very good and we shared a 2 scoop death by chocolate and gooey cowphooey. Yum yum

Thank cisco120
Montrose, Co Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We stopped in at just the right time as shortly after the line got longer. There is some seating and I was told a play room in back for little ones. I was holding the two year who had fallen asleep. This is a fun place or maybe the quality ice cream just makes it fun. I had a shake... More 

Thank ChocolateTraveler
Raleigh, North Carolina
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119 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Stopped in for a quick treat as we were passing thru town and had an unexpected surprise with this cute hidden gem. Very tasty ice cream with lots of 'stuff' in it. We really enjoyed the almond joy which I believe had pieces of almond joy in it. Lots of coconut too. Thanks for the yummy treat- MOOOOO good!

Thank AbbyCorrine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Headed to the local theatre to see opening of Mary Poppins and stopped in for a quick snack. Hot dog, popcorn, and ice cream hit the spot. Very pleasant staff and quick service!!!

Thank Subiegirl13
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Their hotdogs are great. You need to eat one with a fork. The ice cream is home made in house. Delicious.

Thank Joanne S
Beaufort, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

I have eaten here several times and have enjoyed the wraps and homemade ice cream. It is such a fun place to visit. The only problem I have encountered has been with service. The counter is quite high so they may not see you right away. Other than that it's great place for ice cream and people watching.

Thank Calirose757
New Bern, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

The Cow Cafe is literally the only four hoof resturant in town that has ha d dipped homemade ice cream. If you want a frozen treat, that's good to eat, COME HERE!

Thank Katie E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
  • Phone Number: +1 252-672-9269
Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?