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318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
+1 317-392-4889
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Indianapolis, Indiana
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Nachos,and they was awesome,enough to fill up two people.You get your money's worth, an the staff is very friendly.

Thank Angel V
Indianapolis, Indiana
Level Contributor
40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Really miss the ice cream from the dairy farm. Now they serve the same ice cream you find at kroger. Lots of memories of grilled cheese and a big glass of farm fresh milk.

Thank Jennifer R
Shelbyville, Indiana
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3 reviews
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Local owned, family restaurant. Food and service both are good. The employees are always friendly and seem to enjoy their job.

Thank lories661
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

The ice cream is fantastic and homemade with lots of flavors. The malts and milkshakes are great. I've never eaten the food.

Thank consm2015
Shelbyville, Indiana
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The food is Hoosier style and tasty! Lots of hospitality and the sundaes are to die for ... especially the Turtle Sundae.

Thank 709UStraveler
Level Contributor
31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We only stopped because of the name. Cow palace. I mean. It has to be good. RighT? Well the ice cream in the waffle cone was great. Looked like there was a restaurant attached but we didn't eat there.

Thank Laura W
Shelbyville, Indiana
Level Contributor
8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Food is good, but you don't get much fries or onion rings with your order, they are stingy with the portions. The breakfast is good. Ice Cream is not homemade like they used to have. But we do still go there once in awhile, the staff are friendly and fast.

1 Thank Quitetheshopper
Berne, Indiana
Level Contributor
23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Like to visit locally owned places when traveling around and saw this one with some fairly nice reviews. Looks out of date and nothing about the place says "unique". The wait staff was polite so no problems there and the place was sort of busy for a Sunday afternoon after lunch. Our orders consisted of burgers, fries, chicken fingers and... More 

Thank ca663
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

then, try Cow Palace. It is hard to get a table at lunchtime. It is just regular fare, but lots of people like it. And, their Ice Cream - Yumm!!

Thank WestTrekker
Shelbyville, Indiana
Level Contributor
39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

I met my daughter here for breakfast and it was delicious! The service was fast and friendly and the prices are very reasonable. The only problem, I ate too much! I had pancakes and eggs over easy. The eggs were cooked perfectly. Though I did not order it this visit, I can also recommend the biscuits and gravy.

Thank cflo1024

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-392-4889

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