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Cow Palace

318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
+1 317-392-4889
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (41 reviews)
“sandwich” (3 reviews)
“butter pecan” (2 reviews)
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lived in Shelbyville some time ago. The Cow Palace was a special draw then and still is. We had the tenderloin sandwich with o-rings. Not the hand breaded behemoth it once was, but still good. Shakes are still the old fashion hand dipped kind. An...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Bluemax2020
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This location from the outside has all the feel good nostalgia one could ask for, even entering the location we were greeted with a friendly smile and hello. I wish, I hoped, I really wanted my review to continue down this path, however the enchantment...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Denny H
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Was in town 3 days over the Indiana Derby and never found it open. Had a taste for ice cream, but no luck.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Veronica M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

This place is closed!! We drove all the way out to this location hoping to have an afternoon lunch. Only find out that it’s closed. Looks like it’s close for business forever!!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Journey568915
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Upset with the new hours. I think the owner is very snooty. Their ice cream is very good, but expensive. We thought all the food tasted the same , for example never changed the grease.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank jenep74
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Kinda confusing as to where you eat and where you pay and the ice cream area and etc. But all in all a pretty good meal and, of course, dessert !

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank septicranger
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Pretty decent food and friendly/attentive staff. The problem we have found is there seems to be no set open hours.

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Mike B
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Their Ice Cream is great. The food is good and not priced too high. There is not a large selection from my memory, but it is still good. The place was rather full when I went. Does not have a lot of seating. I did...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank cody_vogel
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Working in town and buddy and i stopped by for ice cream, the lady was rude and acted like we was a nucent for asking for ice cream. After huffing and puffing she got our ice cream it was burnt and no good. Not sure...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank Bobby R
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Pretty decent, but not as expected. A little pricey. Double cheeseburger was almost $9.00. It simply was not a good $15 lunch value.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Ralphy_L
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Shelbyville
  • Phone Number: +1 317-392-4889
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