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Cow Cafe

319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 252-672-9269
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (228 reviews)
“sandwiches” (39 reviews)
“sundae” (8 reviews)
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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to get some ice cream on our first stop at Cow Café....and ended up getting the apple pie ala mode. IT WAS DELICIOUS. The next time we went we ordered lunch of a hot dog and cow abean platter. The cow abean was...More

Thank ibeasavage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A ton of cow gifts and ice cream named after cows (like utterly strawberry)...cute little place with plenty of seating and a nice atmosphere.

Thank FamilyofFive2006
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we were coming out of the Pepsi shop, we were waiting to go across the street. When a couple had stacks of ice creams on old school cones. They pointed out where to go. One of our friends wanted a peanut butter shake, they...More

Thank Jeff H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream & atmosphere. We'll be back! Salty Cow, too good. Fun to see behind the scenes too. Do stop in.

Thank GrammieSammie
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Love the ice cream, the Cuban sandwich is great, fun little ice cream parlor to visit. A toy train runs above the tables and is fun to watch. They make their own flavored popcorn too.

Thank JaneyZee
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Always after a day's visit in New Bern you MUST stop in to finish off any reason for being there with Ice Cream. I often visit New Bern for lunch but skip dessert for a visit to the Cow Cafe. The hardest decision is what...More

Thank Faye W
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Frequented by locals and visitors alike. Absolutely delicious ice cream made in the shop! Any flavor can also be made into a shake. You HAVE to stop in at Cow Cafe when you are anywhere near New Bern. It's worth the wait in line...

Thank mlr0yer
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The staff are very friendly! The food is delicious. The menu has both delicious sandwiches and full meals. When you finish your meal be sure to save room for some great Ice Cream.

Thank O S B
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Such a fun experience for the kids. Something you have to do when you come to New Bern. Right downtown and walking distance from all the other attractions.

Thank Alicia G
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Yum and yummy! Great ice cream with very creative names. Definitely a cow 🐮 theme going on. They also offer a food menu and so far what we've tried has been good. It's a fun place to grab a dessert that you can eat and...More

Thank Cathy G
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Lisa S
3 January 2017|
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Response from milberrynewbern | Property representative |
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 7:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 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: +1 252-672-9269
  • E-mail
Home made super premium ice cream made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Lunch, Dinner. Gourmoo popcorn center--fourteen varieties of popcorn. Bovine Boutique featuring several hundred types of cow gifts. Childrens play area.
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