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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
252-672-9269
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10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches...
Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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  • 54
    Very good
  • 33
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cute place for ice cream

cute mom and pop store, fresh made ice cream and they make all different flavors of popcorn. The lemon popcorn was so good, it sounds weird but it was good. my family enjoyed the ice cream. the woman ( I think the owner) is very efficient, the other staff is a little slower but it doesn't change... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
sheri g
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new york
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

cute mom and pop store, fresh made ice cream and they make all different flavors of popcorn. The lemon popcorn was so good, it sounds weird but it was good. my family enjoyed the ice cream. the woman ( I think the owner) is very efficient, the other staff is a little slower but it doesn't change the flavor.

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

I loved the cute cow-themed names for everything at Cow Cafe. The cow-themed decor and products/novelty items on sale were kitschy in an endearing way. I'm surprised that this store hasn't opened in other locations; with its catchy, creative branding, and tasty, open-minded ice cream flavors, it seems to have strong potential for expansion. Their ice cream is purportedly made... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Super cute, super fun! Very good ice cream selection with creative names and flavored. Nice menu with sandwiches and wraps. Great lunch stop.

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Racine, Wisconsin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stumbled in after a full day of driving. Good menu of sandwiches and wraps. Staff was friendly and helpful. Atmosphere was fun; the desserts were fantastic.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Stopped here for a sandwiches after touring Tryon Palace and Gardens. Stopped again later for ice cream. Steady stream of people coming in for ice cream at lunch time. I got the cinnamon pecan ice cream as a hot fudge sundae. It was delicious.

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Hershey, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Good ice cream. Lots of things to see almost overwhelming with the cows. There was a hair in the ice cream as the girl was scooping and she checked to see if I saw it. Yes I did. Seriously though...2.59 for a small scoop of ice cream.

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Bangor, Maine
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 184 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

The Ice Cream here is AMAZING!! So many flavors to chose from. It is a "must do" if you are in the New Bern area.

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Washington, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

great service and very friendly staff.. my girls absolutely loved their experience there and absolutely are looking forward to going back

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Florence
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Great food! Especially the BBQ and ice cream. They have a play room for the little ones. The whole place is neatly decorated

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stopped there for some ice cream and it was very good. We didn't try any of the food items but the menu looked great. Great place! Try it and you'll like it.

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Additional Information about Cow Cafe

Address: 319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
Phone Number: 252-672-9269
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  New Bern
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American

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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: 252-672-9269

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Description

Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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