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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
252-672-9269
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Ranked #11 of 145 Restaurants in New Bern
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Description: Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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English first
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Every time I come to New Bern I have to stop by this quaint cafe in the historic district. They have great sandwiches, but, their claim to fame is their ice cream. It is absolutely the best ice cream hands down I have ever had. I am an ice cream enthusiast and very particular about my ice cream. It is... More

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Havelock, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

After living in the area for over a year, I finally caved and went to the "best place in town for ice cream." Needless to say, I was far from impressed. I ordered basic cookies and cream as it is my favorite. I took one bite and realized it was too hard to even enjoy so I waited until it... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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139 reviews 139 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Good selection of ice cream on a hot day but a very large lunch menu been overseen by the one person on the day of our visit so the poor girl was a bit pushed. OK for a lunch snack but nothing too fancy

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Havelock, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Its cutesy but the food didn't seem too special. My kids love the play area in the back which makes it a great place for lunch dates with friends.

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Miamisburg, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Our sandwiches were very good and our son absolutely loved playing in the barnyard here at Cow Cafe! The owner talked with us several times and thanked us for stopping in. An excellent lunch spot. We would definitely come here again!

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New Bern, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Food was good. Service was quick. Great for children. Children entertainment was good. Sandwiches were reasonable.

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New Bern, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is great, great ice cream, neat atmosphere and friendly staff. Plenty of seating. Very unique flavors.

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Dallas, Texas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Cow café has lunch items which we have never tried but their home made ice cream is excellent. Lots of flavors, all have been great.

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Conway, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

We just stopped in to let our granddaughters take a look. We did not eat but shopped. The girls each bought a stuffed cow and how pleased we were when we purchased them and found out that the cow that they chose was the featured cow of the month. The featured cow is a great price! A lot of fun!

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Fantastic array of ice cream concoctions, all delicious, goes along with the the amusing and interesting knickknacks and periphenalia on the shelves. $2.59 for a satisfying dish. Not an outstanding place overall to eat at, but a must-see in New Bern and good place for ice cream. Kids especially will love 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
Cuisine: American

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