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Contented Cow

€€ - €€€, British,
302 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2015
+1 507-663-1351
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“artichoke dip” (2 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“on tap” (3 reviews)
Bar, British, Pub
€€ - €€€
302 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2015
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Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

After a fun afternoon we stopped in at the Contented Cow for drinks only to experience literally the rudest and worst service I have ever encountered. Head across the river to Froggy Bottoms for a superior view and welcoming staff!

2  Thank bellarose210
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Service extremely hit or miss. Usually you have to go to the bar to order, but once you've ordered, sometimes a wait staff will come to your table. The food is pretty limited. I agree with another reviewer who said the bread with the artichoke...More

1  Thank Tourmalinequeen
Reviewed 15 April 2017

The Cow, as it is affectionately known locally, is the "go to" place for local music, free popcorn, a large variety of on tap beer, and sandwiches and some food from Chappati, and Indian restaurant nearby.

Thank Joannie J
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Thought I would give this place one more chance but alas things aren't any better. Outdated décor, rude or non-existent service and no reason for people to spend their money here with new, better options now in the Northfield area.

1  Thank ron s
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous little Keller pub with friendly people and staff ! Local and visitors alike an enjoy a drink here.

Thank MidwestExpectations
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Weird service check with the bar and somebody will bring your food. Spinach artichoke dip way too much butter and served on French bread that really should be toasted. Place could hire waitresses, would be a good idea, also college students need jobs. Yuppy crowd...More

1  Thank Dave F
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Had variety of tap beer. We choose a peanut butter porter. I'm not a big beer fan but it was very good. Lots of room, centrally located, easy to find bathrooms, fast service although it was not very busy when we were there. They had...More

Thank Elaine R
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

What a charming pub! You enter through an alley, and immediately feel like you're in an English Pub. We didn't eat here, but I want to come back to try the Chicken curry. The drinks were reasonably priced and very strong. The live music was...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Sometimes you just want an outdoor patio, a cold one and some live music. Perfect for that. The menu was lacking so we just enjoyed the early evening patio atmosphere and chose to go somewhere else for eats. Our experience with the servers was positive....More

Thank FireflyPR
Reviewed 19 June 2016

for an early morning breakfast delight go go go. we had to wait for seating. it was worth it. all sorts of good things. too many to list. but I liked the pancakes and syrup

Thank bamboobwah
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Bar, British, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 302 Division St S, Northfield, MN 55057-2015
  • Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  Northfield
  • Phone Number: +1 507-663-1351
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