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COWS Banff

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is our must go place in Banff! In addition to tasty ice cream, there is also a fun gift shop that sells Cows brand t-shirts, plush animals and other fun merchandise. We spent a great time eating ice cream and browsing the shop.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MonkeyMeetsRabbit
Reviewed January 17, 2019

I got a kids scoop of the Wow Cowie for about $4 CAD, best choice I made! Ice cream was super creamy and packed with chocolate chunks and caramel ribbons. Definitely quality ice cream!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank cathyisashorty
Reviewed January 10, 2019

I ate maple walnuts caramel ice cream with chocolate topping. Although I visited Banff around Sep, in the daytime was still warm and eating ice cream was part of necessities during the trip. 滞在時は9月で、日中はまだまだ日差しも強く陽の当たるところは暖かかいので、外でアイスを片手にぶらぶらするのは最高でした。メープルワォールナッツキャラメルアイスにチョコをとピングしました。個人的には甘さも量もちょうどいい感じでした。(チョコまで付け足しましたがw)

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ka7tnu
Reviewed December 12, 2018

OK, I know it was June when we visited Banff, Alberta but when you see queues of customers out to the door and others sitting on the sidewalk eating ices, you know Cows Ice Cream is a product to try. Excellent quality, wide selection of...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Mansle2016
Reviewed November 5, 2018

We loved the ice cream but the difficult part was making the choices of what flavors we wanted. Wanted to have them all but the tummy and waistline just said NO. We did opt for the double in the cone which was fresh and delicious...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank froglag
Reviewed November 5, 2018

COWS is amazing. The ice cream is always delicious and the smell alone makes a person happy! So, so, good. Never disappoints!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TrailBlazer669634
Reviewed November 2, 2018

Another recommendation by our tour guide – should have been the tip-off right there. She said it’s some of the best ice cream in Alberta. Hmmmm. It tasted just like regular ice cream and considering it had some ice crystals in it, even worse. Based...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Veronica M
Reviewed October 22, 2018

I almost always stop at the COWS story when visiting Banff, usually just for icecream. I was a little disappointed that they seemed to have less flavours (only one of their two coolers had icecream). The icecream was good, but the portions sizes were a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Emily L
Reviewed September 15, 2018

I realize ice cream is a specialty, but their prices are outrageous! Forget treating a large family at this place, unless you have a surplus of money! I visited October, 2017 and didn’t return on my recent visit September, 2018. The ice cream is fine,...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Sherpa440832
Reviewed September 13, 2018

This seems like a local institution. Yummy ice cream, pleasant store, funny t shirts...really a do not miss. Enjoyed it a lot.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank BDavis1236
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