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“Great Ice Cream and goodies” 4 of 5 stars
Review of COWS Banff

COWS Banff
134 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada (Formerly Cows Ice Cream)
403 760 3493
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Ranked #14 of 128 Restaurants in Banff
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
Edmonton
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
“Great Ice Cream and goodies”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

What did I not like about this place? It even has little trinkets and nighties one can take home as a souvenir. Definitely worth a visit when in Banff. Calories are free and forgiven in this store :)

Visited October 2012
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Seattle
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102 reviews 102 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
“Amoooozing Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

We loved the ice cream at this store in the heart of Banff. The ice cream is rich and creamy, and the flavors are creative and tasty. The store also sells stuff like t-shirts and postcards with goofy plays on words, like "Dairy Potter and the Half Melted Ice Cream" and I am a "Cownadian". It's fun to get a scoop of ice cream and peruse the merchandise.

Visited August 2012
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Ottawa, Canada
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76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
“Mooove over - let us in!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

Such a busy place - great ice cream cones & shakes!
Cool memorabilia to purchase - from t-shirts to fridge magnets and much more.... Well worth the wait - so be sure to include a stop in your travel plans. Can't miss it; right on main street.

Visited October 2012
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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“wonderful ice cream!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

This is a great place in downtown Banff to get excellent ice cream! It might be crowded but it is a fun place to go!

Visited October 2012
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englishmanfrom london
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“nice on a warm day”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

we had excellent weather and saw this shop and enjoyed the ice cream but seemed somewhat limited in variety or did i miss the rest?

Visited September 2012
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