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Cow Cafe

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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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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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    Very good
  • 35
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  • 6
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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
Nice atmosphere, near Pepsi birthplace

Good ice cream, playful atmosphere. A little cafe and ice cream in the front, and a kid area in the back. Tons of unique flavors of popcorn.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
mjacostausmc
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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Yummy ice cream. Kids loved the different flavors. Something for everyone. Reasonable prices and a cute atmosphere.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Good ice cream, playful atmosphere. A little cafe and ice cream in the front, and a kid area in the back. Tons of unique flavors of popcorn.

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Geneseo, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stopped here for lunch during our travels for Project Fear Is Horseplay, it was such a fun atmosphere and we got a kick out of the cow pun menus. The food itself was good, no complaints there and we didn't even have room for the scrumptious ice cream sundaes they have to offer. The older ladies behind the counter... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stopped on our way back from the beach for a quick treat-ice cream was ok, but the service made it taste worse. They did not seem happy to wait on customers.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Wonderful place to take kids for ice cream treats. Atmosphere is all about children & moo cows! Skip the lunch fare & just enjoy the ice cream. Big room "Barn Yard" for kids to play & retro train going around tracks on the ceiling. Fun & charm!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Stopped for a quick lunch (grilled cheese for me and the little). Couldn't resist the add on of vanilla icecream to share! Great for families...play area for kids in the back...all food is basic, good, and reliable. Definitely plan many future stops at this location.

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Raleigh, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

While staying at Flanners beach camp ground we decided to drive into New Bern NC. Stumbled upon this cute little ice cream shop. I was very surprised at how reasonable the prices were. Seems like I got two scoops for under 4.00. I would definitely encourage you to go. It has a train going on track around the perimeters of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

My kids love this place. Reasonably priced in comparison to other ice cream places. We visit often and let the kids play in the play area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Wow! Is all that comes to mind! Strawberry cheesecake ice cream was d-lish!! My son had the cinnamoo pecan..holy cow it was good!! Wish I could have tried all the flavors...the atmosphere of the place is great too, decorated with EVERYTHING cow, very cute! Back play area for little kids with tables for the adults. Pretty big food menu but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

LOVEEEEEE THE COW CAFE:). So great:). I don't eat meat but they were so nice and made me a kid grilled cheese:). My husband and son had the BBQ and hot dog and loved it. The staff is fabulous and the ice cream was supper yummy:) If you are looking for a perfect,yummy and cheap meal - this is your... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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