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Cow Cafe

319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 252-672-9269
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (207 reviews)
“sandwiches” (37 reviews)
“sundae” (8 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 19:00All hours
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
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Reviewed yesterday

I love this little place, Keith and Dina at the Aerie B&B suggested and they were spot on.... Home made ice cream you can even watch them making it in the back of the store.

Thank Rick N
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stopped in here for lunch and each had a sandwich. Good size portions and tasty ingredients. Hard to write a lot about a sandwich other than to say we were very satisfied. I would definitely come back and have ice cream. That seemed to...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 5 days ago

Took the family in for some homemade ice cream, what a cool place. Had a train running above us on a track to observe, toys in the back room for children to play with. Items for sale, about 25 flavors of ice cream along with...More

Thank RobbinJim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Homemade ice cream shop in downtown NewBern large variety of cow themed confections Delilah ice cream they offer variety of flavored popcorn as well Highly Recommend

Thank Ginger G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Delicious ice cream. Cute shop. A lot of people enjoying the food. Fun place for a good treat! Would recommend !

Thank Emily917
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited only for ice cream and milk shakes although they do have a varied "food" menu. I had hoped to get back for a hot dog but schedule did not allow. This is a cute little shop with all sorts of "cow" names on...More

Thank Pam2011_11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Moo-over Phillie! We have never had a better steak sandwich than the one here! Meat was tender and tasty, cheese and onions perfect! We also had hot dog and potato salad that were excellent! The potato salad was fresh and had a nice compliment of...More

Thank Tracey528
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had the peach ice cream on a hot day and it was great. Really hit the spot. Lots of interesting flavors

Thank mgfraley
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ice cream parlor meets sandwich shop with a dose of popcorn. Good lunch- didn't have the ice cream. Kid friendly with a separate back room with play area.

Thank marks4randolphs
Reviewed 21 May 2017

Stopped for lunch and had some really good hot dogs. Then ice cream which is some of the best we have ever had. Friendly clerks and cute cow motif inside with a good number of tables. The cafe is pretty popular. Many flavors of ice...More

Thank Lorie M
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Lisa S
Hello! Is there frozen yogurt available at this location?
2 January 2017|
Answer Show all 4 answers
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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 17:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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 ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
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