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COWS Banff

) #3 of 11 Dessert in Banff #25 of 121 Places to Eat in Banff $
134 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
+1 403-760-3493
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cream” (262 reviews)
“waffle cone” (23 reviews)
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134 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lots of flavours to choose from! I picked three and got them together in a bowl. They have lots of cow memorabilia which is super cute. Prices aren't bad but it is a specialty food shop, so don't go in expecting the price you'd pay...More

Thank kpodell
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Very good ice cream in creative flavors. Apparently made on Prince Edward Island. The line wasn't too long, and we thought it was worth the wait.

Thank mrsagf
Reviewed 25 December 2016

They are right on Banff Ave, so easy to find. Ice cream is delicious, with about 20 different flavours. Staff are friendly and helpful and the shirts are always timely and entertaining. Reasonable prices for great ice cream.

1  Thank RSoxFamily2011
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Every Mother's Day weekend, for the past 10 years, my daughter and I travel 5 hours, to our favorite place. Banff is the heart of the Alberta Rockies, and any time of year, is the best time to visit! Every evening, following our day of...More

1  Thank Sherri F
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Long queues out the door, but well worth it! Amazing range of flavours - glad to have the queue as you needed the time to decide what to choose! Really fun, and very memorable.

1  Thank Lorrie F
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The line was worth it...and was a meal by itself. The board which claimed to be the BEST ice cream in the world lives up to its name. Did not know about this place, just discovered it while walking from the old banff bridge to...More

1  Thank Viraf H
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Amazing ice cream! They have a great selection of ice cream flavours! They accommodated my peanut allergy just fine. They also let me know that they do use almond extract in their cones. I'm fine with that, but if you have a nut allergy I...More

1  Thank Marcel J
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

I read about this place in the local directory and on trip advisor and was not disappointed. Be an autumn evening (and quite a cool one) there was no line when I went in so I was lucky to be served right away. I'm a...More

1  Thank Brooke-KiwiTraveller
Reviewed 6 November 2016

The line up is crazy. It goes out the door and down the street! If you are feeling fine to lineup the ice-cream is good, but it wouldn't be a bad idea to just go to McDonalds either...

1  Thank Marilyn R
Reviewed 31 October 2016

They offer various flavours and choices of cones. I had the chocolate brownie cone--very delicious. There are also chocolate cones or sprinkled cones.

1  Thank Angela V V V V
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 Banff Avenue, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta AB T1L, Canada (Formerly Cows Ice Cream)
  • Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Banff National Park  >  Banff
  • Phone Number: +1 403-760-3493
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