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“It's ice cream” 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 #16 of 124 Restaurants in Banff
Cuisines: Ice Cream
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Takeout, Dessert
Hurst, Texas
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
“It's ice cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

This place is fun. Lots of decorations and small gift-type items with cow related fun sayings inside their store in addition to really good ice cream.
The only knock I would give this place probably should come from the poor, lonely, guy who was working a busy Saturday afternoon all by himself. He really needed some help to move the line (which was substantial). He handled it all with a smile, but the wait really could've been shorter. Nonetheless, the product here is tasty and high quality.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Lloydminster, Alberta, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“As always, GREAT!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013 via mobile

Best Cow's in the fleet. We go there every time. Sport the shirts, and pig out on the ice cream. The difference at this is the people. Doing great ladies!

Visited August 2013
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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“fantastic flavours”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Delicious ice-cream. The flavours were all so tempting, it was difficult to choose one. As a family of four we decided to share 4 different flavours. Gooey Mooey is definitely recommended, as was the brownie explosion. Quite pricey, but you pay for what you get.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Vermont
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65 reviews 65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 43 cities Reviews in 43 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“Yummy ice cream”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

A fun little ice cream store with gift items. The ice cream is definitely worth buying. Good quality, creamy, with lots of flavor. Not cheap but really enjoyable.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Owen Sound, Canada
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33 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“Superb Ice Cream”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

Cows serves ice cream and has all sorts of T-shirts and other funny souvenirs. For excellent ice cream, look no further. No, the prices are not cheap but they have great selection and it tastes rich and creamy, just like ice cream should be. Cones, fresh waffle cones, sundaes, milk shakes...mmmmmm, a visit in Banff requires a stop at Cows.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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