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319 Middle St, New Bern, NC 28560-4928
+1 252-672-9269
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11:30 - 17:00
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Sun 11:30 - 17:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 21:00
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Cranston, Rhode Island
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 relish mixed in. We had ice cream after, ( hard to pass up with everyone... More 

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Thank Tracey528
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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

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Thank mgfraley
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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.

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Thank marks4randolphs
Brevard, North Carolina
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 cream as well as milk shakes, sundaes, etc. Food menu was extensive, good, and inexpensive.

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Thank Lorie M
Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Old fashioned ice cream parlor with sandwiches and inside tables. There were some outside tables on the sidewalk as well. Easy to walk to from most bed and breakfasts. Stopped in for a homemade waffle cone and ice cream dessert but may have hit it on an off day, as the ice cream hinted of freezer burn and the person... More 

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Thank Keppie D
milberrynewbern, Owner at Cow Cafe, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. Our ice cream is homemade right in our store. You can see our ice cream specialist making the ice cream through a glass window. The only flavor that we do not make is Sugar Free Vanilla. This flavor is purchased from a vendor that makes a sugar free line of ice creams. It would... More 

Southport
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had delicious ice cream. There were many choices and delicious homemade waffle cones. Although we didn't eat food there, Sandwiches and salads were available. It had outdoor tables on the street. It was the kind of place that will be hugely popular on any evening....for couples, singles and families.

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Thank Kathleen T
Sewell, New Jersey
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210 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by after dinner and walk around town for homemade vanilla ice cream. Had decent crowd inside despite quiet streets. Ice cream was great - Highly recommend!!

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Thank Bob M
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

The best Chicken Salad sandwich I've had in years. Great ice cream and made on site. The serve was just wonderful and very helpful.

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Thank Juan M
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great ice cream and finger foods. Great place for the littler ones to hang out and explore. Good prices are reasonable. Open year round however does close early on some nights. They have specialty popcorn the also sell which is also good.

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Thank Hersheykiss80
Akron, Ohio
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You have got to visit here. Lots of different flavors for cones and sundaes. Old fashioned milk shakes were great. Check out the gourmet popcorn while you're there.

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Thank michaeldsikora

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 17:00
Monday
10:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 19:00
Thursday
10:00 - 19:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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
Description
Home made ice cream; made in store. Sandwiches and plate lunches. Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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