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Cow Palace

318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
+1 317-392-4889
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good26%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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318 N Harrison St, Shelbyville, IN 46176-1312
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Reviewed yesterday

We stopped in at the recommendation of the hotel staff and were not disappointed! We had a party of 6 and our bill was less than $60, with most of us ordering burgers, fries & shakes. The food was really good, the staff was friendly....More

Thank lblume91
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

We ordered the Nachos,and they was awesome,enough to fill up two people.You get your money's worth, an the staff is very friendly.

Thank Angel V
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Really miss the ice cream from the dairy farm. Now they serve the same ice cream you find at kroger. Lots of memories of grilled cheese and a big glass of farm fresh milk.

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Local owned, family restaurant. Food and service both are good. The employees are always friendly and seem to enjoy their job.

Thank lories661
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The ice cream is fantastic and homemade with lots of flavors. The malts and milkshakes are great. I've never eaten the food.

Thank consm2015
Reviewed 25 January 2017

The food is Hoosier style and tasty! Lots of hospitality and the sundaes are to die for ... especially the Turtle Sundae.

Thank 709UStraveler
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We only stopped because of the name. Cow palace. I mean. It has to be good. RighT? Well the ice cream in the waffle cone was great. Looked like there was a restaurant attached but we didn't eat there.

Thank Laura W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Food is good, but you don't get much fries or onion rings with your order, they are stingy with the portions. The breakfast is good. Ice Cream is not homemade like they used to have. But we do still go there once in awhile, the...More

1  Thank Quitetheshopper
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Like to visit locally owned places when traveling around and saw this one with some fairly nice reviews. Looks out of date and nothing about the place says "unique". The wait staff was polite so no problems there and the place was sort of busy...More

Thank ca663
Reviewed 29 September 2016

then, try Cow Palace. It is hard to get a table at lunchtime. It is just regular fare, but lots of people like it. And, their Ice Cream - Yumm!!

Thank WestTrekker
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
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
  • E-mail
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