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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
Open now
All hours
Sun 11:30 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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 Patti B
Montrose, Co Usa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Food selections and homemade ice cream all have cow or moo based names. The sandwiches my husband and I had were both excellent. I had the Cuban Cow. It was one of the best pared Cubans I've had. Of course, we followed up with very rich, very scrumptious ice cream sundaes. Lots of cow paraphernalia on display and for sale... More 

Thank Sondra H
Roanoke, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great downtown locale. Very friendly staff. Loved all the flavors to choose from. World be great for a meal as well. Enjoyed our treat outside at the sidewalk tables.

Thank Mary W
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Great homemade ice cream selections and wide range of flavored and caramel popcorn. Well know and excellent option for dessert after dining at any of the several restaurants in the area, or a nice stop while checking out the many cute little shops in the area.

Thank QuickFried

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?