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Happy Cow Ice Cream Shop

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385 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2878
+1 603-524-7772
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12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Laconia, New Hampshire
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Happy Cow menu makes you feel happy. You always have to stand in line as their ice cream flavor assortment is wonderful. Outside seating is always a plus. Staff are friendly but occasionally the could use an extra staff to take care of the crowd.

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Thank slcats
Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

Hands down, a favorite in the area. If you haven't been you are definitely missing out. Lemon Pie Ice Cream, Big Bad Oreo are the best!

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Thank TravelingForDays
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Open till 10pm, variety of ice cream flavors and toppings. Portion sizes are generous. Ice cream is flavorful and creamy. We had the mint chip and cookie dough, both were delicious.

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Thank Carolinejean33
Pelham, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

I don't think my car knows how to just drive past the Happy Cow without stopping. My son wanted ice cream so we stopped in--as we did the prior four weekends--and I suggested a new flavor as he always get Mint Chocolate chip. I suggested the "Fool's Gold" which he loved. Staff is always so friendly, nice to see their... More 

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Thank John S
York, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Visiting from UK and was very happy with price, portions, flavours. Highly recommend it New Hampshire Black Bear flavour, yes please! What struck me was the size of the portions, I had a small which was more than enough, couldnt imagine anyone eating a large, a kids portion would have been sufficient. Thoroughly enjoyable, fresh ice cream, with friendly staff

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Thank paulkeith0
massachusetts
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

We came across the Happy Cow by accident last summer when driving down Union Ave while going to dinner while on vacation. It has a wide variety of both ice cream flavors and ways to have it, It is reasonably priced and has a room where you can sit down and enjoy your selection when it becomes too hot or... More 

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Thank kneeshond
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

They have slushes, milk shakes and very good hard ice cream. Cookie dough ice cream is amazing. Friendly staff and pretty quick no matter how long the line. Locally own must try.

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Thank Carlos C
Pelham, New Hampshire
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65 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Always great place to stop for a much needed dessert or treat. Was there two weeks in a row and both times got "Fools Gold" wow what an explosion in taste buds.

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Thank John S
Clayton, Missouri
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107 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Loved our time at the Muskrats game and the Happy Cow Ice Cream was a super treat as well! Creative favors of amazing goodness!

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Thank DebMey11
Laconia, New Hampshire
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

I have been going to Happy Cow Ice Cream since it opened. It is the best place for a family to go for ice cream. The staff and owner are very friendly and personable and the price is great. There are just so many choices of flavors, it is the best.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 385 Union Ave, Laconia, NH 03246-2878
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  Laconia
  • Phone Number: +1 603-524-7772

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