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Cow Cafe

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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Families and everyone else I bring here love the Cow Cafe. Mostly we like the delicious ice cream on a hot day (or any other day!), but the sandwiches are really good too.

Thank Marguerite C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Even with the clamor of kids on a hot day, Cow Cafe deserves their four hoof rating. We got there just in time for the lunch crowd and kiddie collision. The Cow Cafe Crew took everything in stride and handled each order in fine style dishing out our crisp salad and serving up a very good Cheesesteak Moo Bern sandwich.... More 

Thank PRMoose
New Bern, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun stop for all ages. Can not beat homemade ice cream. Love to watch the process thru the large windows. The popcorn flavors are tasty. Nice meal selection. Eat and shop in the same place .Adorable gift selection. Play area in back for the little ones. Well worth the time.

Thank Rhonda K
New Bern, North Carolina
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220 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm not sure why, but they were out of alot of flavors and the wait was longer than expected being that no one was in front of us. Hopefully this was a one time ordeal as we love going to this place!

Thank robert f
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ice cream is delicious. The staff is always friendly and helpful. The place is clean and has plenty seating.

Thank Maria K
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Locally recommended and I wasn't disappointed. The ice cream was superb and also had a quality pork sandwich.

Thank Jerry C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of 20 went here and got ice cream. There two scoop cones are about $4. The ice cream was yummy and tasted fresh!

Thank Avonlea B
Knoxville, Tennessee
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family stopped in for some lunch and ice cream. I ordered the Greek Cow Basket for $6.99 and it was delicious. Kids meals are around $4. They had several ice cream flavors to choose from. There is a play area in the back of the cafe for toddlers.

Thank Valerie865
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like cow kitsch, you'll love it here--and the ice cream is good, too. I had the black walnut and found it delicious...the vanilla and chocolate lovers were happy too--play room for the kids, fast service. grab a cone and walk the sidewalk window shopping.

Thank oliver57
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a cute venue for family. Kids will love the hot dogs, ice cream, and the train that travels above the tables. The cow decor is cute and fun for the kids.

Thank Deb J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 5:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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
Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?