The Smiling Cow

The Smiling Cow, Camden: Hours, Address, The Smiling Cow Reviews: 4.5/5

The Smiling Cow
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops
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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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The Smiling Cow is a 80 year old family owned gift store located in the scenic coastal community of Camden, Maine. This Camden landmark is located atop the Megunticook River as it spills into the Penobscot Bay providing their customers with a priceless view from their back deck. A wide variety of gifts are available from Maine Maple syrup and home made fudge to clothing and jewelry made in Maine. We have shortened hours this summer in response to the Covid 19 epidemic. We are following all CDC guidelines. Masks ARE required as is social distancing and limited numbers of customers at one time. We currently are open 10 am to 4 pm and expect to expand hours in July.
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M L
Dover, NH78 contributions
The children's t-shirts were were sadly in need of replenishment. Was not overly impressed with the selection of 'gifts'/souvenirs.
Written 29 July 2022
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NHjo
Saco, ME5,308 contributions
The Smiling Cow is very popular and has been in Camden for about 80 years! They have a lot of great stuff. We especially liked the bags with the different cow motifs.
Written 4 August 2021
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Phil S
Westbrook, ME218 contributions
Couples
A must-visit while in Camden - Meg and her team run a wonderfully-cozy shoo with many unique gifts and local offerings. And so loving to our little Maltese who was on her first road trip! Cant wait to go back and visit again!
Written 28 June 2021
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Corgiroller
Hudson, OH3 contributions
Family
Stopped here to find some quality "Camden" souvenirs for our Camden. Found some great shirts, hats and local advice of where to visit on our trip from genuinely nice people.
Written 21 June 2021
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Winecanine
Province of Naples, Italy52 contributions
Great people work here and great prices on fun gift items. Something for everyone and staff and owner super helpful with directions etc! Got a great tote bag for 1/5th the price of a Sea Bag lol!
Written 12 June 2021
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wirttravelers
West Virginia428 contributions
Very nice little gift shop with a wide variety of quality souvenirs at a reasonable price. Lots of Maine produce, homemade soaps, puzzles, tees, etc.
Written 1 June 2021
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GAM
Sterling, VA61 contributions
No trip to Camden is complete without a visit to The Smiling Cow. Celebrating their 80th year in town in ‘20. Homemade fudge, souvenirs, local crafts. If you’re not shopping, just stop in to say hello. You’ll find something to help you remember Camden and Maine.
Written 2 October 2020
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Thanks so much for your kind words. We have been really gratified that so many customers and friends have stopped in to shop or just to say hi and see how we're doing as we navigate through these far from normal times.
Written 4 October 2020
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Olivia
Bow, NH2 contributions
Couples
We always make a point to get into the Smiling Cow when visiting Camden. Every year there are new and exciting items while maintaining the classics that always remind us of Maine. From souvenirs to unique gifts...this is a great family run business that’s fun for the whole family!
Written 5 September 2020
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Kim
7 contributions
Friends
The people working there were very friendly and they had a great selection of gifts. The shop was clean and organized, highly recommend!
Written 7 July 2020
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Michelle V
Camden2 contributions
As a local resident, this is one of my favorite stores to find special and unique cards and gifts. Great selection of jewelry. A great tourist destination for quality souvenirs! Don't leave without a piece (or a pound) of their fudge!
Written 27 May 2020
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The Smiling Cow is open:
  • Mon - Mon 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Tue - Sun 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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