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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was great. The food was very good let alone the ice-cream was to die for. 10000% recommended. I recommend the blue moo ice cream and the cake batter it is delicious.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a late lunch and decided to have an ice-cream supper. My wife and I both had coffee flavored ice-cream and found it to be good, but the flavor was lacking or simply too mild.More

Date of visit: November 2022
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your recent review of Cow Cafe. Your "good " but not great comment certainly got our attention. We appreciate the "good" but we are striving for the "great". We will be making our coffee flavor again this week. In the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly fast service in a very clean place! Enjoy the welcoming atmosphere! Sandwiches are made fresh and we love the ice cream!

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed September 29, 2022

Loved the nutty coconut and their mocha fudge (the actual name escapes me). Generous scoops. If we stayed another day I would have gone back again.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 28, 2022 via mobile

We walked in again to see if the place was any cleaner than last time we visited. No it wasn't cleaner. Popcorn bin pitiful. Floor dirty. Smells musky. Stack of dirty plastic buckets/ dishes through window in hall. Street window and displays needs major cleaning....Keep it clean or move the stuff out of window. Who wants to see stock of popcorn bags and a nasty tumbler at window?More

Date of visit: September 2022
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2022

Thank you for your review. It is very hard to get a review like this and be thankful for it but as a independent business owner, it is important to listen and learn from our customers. First, please accept our apology. I promise you that...More

Reviewed September 8, 2022 via mobile

Kid friendly and lots of history and historical items. Came in for ice cream and so much more. Decided to get a sandwich, excellent choice, it was delicious.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed September 7, 2022

Stopped in for a quick take-out. While I waited for my "Cow Coney", I enjoyed watching the little moo-train ambling along the track near the ceiling. Busy spot at lunchtime, but there are sidewalk benches nearby and I enjoyed sitting outside to enjoy my delicious...all-beef hotdog.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed May 28, 2022 via mobile

The ice cream was fine, but nothing extraordinary. The decor and the interior, in general, leaves something to be desired.

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed October 14, 2021

We were told we had to have the homemade ice cream at Cow Cafe and it was so good! We had butter pecan and strawberry. The butter pecan was filled with delicious toasted pecans and it was so creamy and delicious. Our friend said the...strawberry was wonderful too. We highly recommend Cow Cafe!More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 10, 2021

I drive in at least twice a month from Jacksonville for a cowlasel hotdog/chips and udder pecan ice cream. Love it!!

Date of visit: August 2021
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2021

Please forgive my delay in thanking you for your great review of Cow Cafe. We appreciate you!

Reviewed August 7, 2021 via mobile

Exactly as advertised — good place for a light bite and some ice cream! Servers were friendly and food was fresh. Will definitely go back for more ice cream.

Date of visit: August 2021
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2021

Please forgive our delay in thanking you for your recent review of Cow Cafe. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit and hope you will come again soon,. Mrs. Moo

Reviewed July 8, 2021

Wandering New Bern I came across this little gem! Salads, sandwiches and a few hot plates will offer something for everyone. They make their ice cream on site so save room. Service is order at counter and they serve you at your self chosen table....Super casual and great for kids. Service was polite and caring...the cashier noticed id been waiting for my sandwich and personally checked with the kitchen. Food is made to order ... I ordered the Greek Cow which was super yummy. Prices very reasonable. Definitely recommend a stop!More

Date of visit: July 2021
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2021

Thank you for your recent review of Cow Cafe. Please forgive our delay in getting back to you. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Mrs. Moo and all the folks at Cow Cafe

Reviewed July 4, 2021 via mobile

We stopped in while walking around downtown. Btw free parking! Such a great area. The ice cream was out of sight. The service was so kind. Definitely worth it.

Date of visit: July 2021
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2021

Please forgive our delay in thanking you for your review of Cow Cafe. We appreciate your comments and are so glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope you will stop by again. Mrs. Moo and all the folks at Cow Cafe

Reviewed June 30, 2021

very good shakes and scoops. ice cream is very good also. family and friends enjoyed the end of the day there.

Date of visit: June 2021
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milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2021

Thank you for your recent review. I am running behind in responding but I didn't want to miss the opportunity to tell you we are so glad you stopped by and enjoyed your visit. Mrs. Moo and all the folks at Cow Cafe

Reviewed June 29, 2021 via mobile

Fun cow themed atmosphere. Food has a Cuban root and is really good. Portions and prices are fair. Milkshakes are excellent and the counter workers are really nice. A must stop while in New Nern.

Date of visit: June 2021
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No frozen yogurt. We make all ice cream in our store, 24 flavors of superpremium ice cream. Come give us a try.
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Cow Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4