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1103 Jefferson, Lafayette, LA
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Ranked #23 of 467 Restaurants in Lafayette
Price range: $0 - $5
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Chandler, Arizona
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130 reviews 130 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
269 helpful votes 269 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

First this place can make any flavor soda, we were lucky enough to have Elssa wait on us, she had been there since the 60's. She makes a banana split that is just fantastic they use real strawberries in simple syrup. She makes the best chocolate malts with real malt. Great place to stop on a summer afternoon.

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Sedona, Arizona
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101 reviews 101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

After eating at the Filling Station, we saw this place and decided to get an ice cream. It looked excellent. Parking was tight and we got one of the few spots left. We went in and it was jumping with children and parents. It was mayhem. A fellow at the counter expressed his dismay with the situation to us, but... More

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Houston, Texas
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

best banana splits in the city. the homemade chili is really good also. a great place to go with the family for a treat.

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Opelousas, Louisiana, United States
19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

For a quick dessert after a night of fun, we stopped in for the first time to the Borden's Ice Cream Parlor that we pass almost daily and had never tried yet. I ordered a sherbet freeze with a cup of Reese's Pieces on the side. My husband ordered a strawberry Dr. Pepper float. Our treats were served at the... More

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18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Your not the last one standing for no reason! This is the last standing Borden's in the nation, a land mark you must visit when in Lafayette. It is like stepping back into the 50's. Ice cream, malts, chocolate covered bananas, and many other treats that will be sure to delight. Located in downtown lafayette within walking rage of other... More

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Rosedale, Indiana
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Nice nostalgic return to our memories of childhood and Elsie the Cow from Borden's Dairy commercials. The children loved the ice cream break.

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Tyler, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Family of four enjoyed their ice cream. They do have a drive through but we chose it go inside to order. There is only a few tables and bar stools and a few tables outside. All were taken. About half were taken up by people not eating ice cream which was a bit annoying. We had to eat in our... More

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Albany, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

It was great to visit this place. Certainly a nice throwback to the old Ice cream shops of yesteryear. I enjoyed the milkshake I had, and my wife had a sundae that was good as well. The prices were reasonable, and the service was great. Overall a nice place.

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52 reviews 52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013 via mobile

I haven't seen the Happy Cow since I was a kid! We were in town so we just had to visit the original Bordens ice cream store! Best ice cream and a great historic location. Next time we visit, hopefully our kids can join us. They would love it, too! We tried vanilla chocolate swirl and cherry vanilla this trip.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

As a child, my family lived just down the road from Borden's. We visited as often as we could, and now that I live two hours away, I always try to stop in for a (you guessed it!) Gold Brick Sundae whenever I'm passing through.

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