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Cow Cafe

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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 252-672-9269
10:00 - 19:00
Closed now
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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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Loudonville, Ohio
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128 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

you will not regret going to cow café. We stopped in the first day and had lunch. Wonderful. I had a Greek cow. Yummm. We went back the next day for ice cream (made there). Great. Don't miss this opportunity while in New Bern.

Thank Sandy D
New Bern, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been here numerous times and even attended a child's Birthday party. Food is good but the ice cream is better. Do not have sugar free or fat free options. Lots of flavors and great ice cream and popcorn.

Thank charliet371
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this ice cream is made on site and it is to die for!!! so many flavors and the cream content is out of this world...it is a delightful place to visit and the employees are wondereful

Thank Nell T
Randleman, North Carolina
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67 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The 7 of us stopped there for a quick and delicious lunch while walking around downtown. They had a varied menu of sandwiches and salads. The food was pretty cheap and was very fresh and filling. My husband and I went back for ice cream a few hours later.

Thank Karen T
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 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
16 restaurant reviews
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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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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178 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
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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120 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 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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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
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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?