Green Apple Cafe

128 E 8th St
Cozad, 69130
Reviews:
I should say that I can only speak to the pie and milkshake, because that is all I ordered. That pie was five stars. The milkshake was more like 3 stars, hence the 4 stars. I had been looking for 100 miles or more along 80 for a good little cafe, without luck. Back to the pie: I think there were about 10 to choose from and I chose apple. It was solid pie. Clearly a homemade crust with melty vanilla ice cream all over it. The wait staff was extremely nice. Stop in.
This place is "something else!" After a long drive through long Nebraska on the way back to Los Angeles from NYC, we were tired of the Wendy's and other chains that repeat themselves on the Interstate like a cartoon. So I checked my Garmin for exit restaurants and Green AppleCafe was in the database. Did a quick Yelp and the few reviews were okay to go. Drove off into the small dusty town and pulled up in front of the Green Apple filled with locals and a sign that read, "Homemade Pies." Perfect: Exactly what we were looking for--mom and pop heartland local restaurant. Well--not exactly as it turned out: We sit down and I order the House Famous recipe of Broast Chicken which comes with a side salad and mashed potatoes. She orders a Turkey Sandwich. I also order the house Chile. The Broast Chicken is really the local code name for fried chicken. It was good but fried. The mashed potatoes come out sopping with a cream on top you can barely taste the potatoes I had to try to get as much of it off the potatoes. The side salad was served in a cup the size of a tea cup--it's the smallest salad I have ever seen, and the lettuce was kind of old. The Turkey was a few thin slices of processed turkey on white bread--nothing homemade here. The Chile was thick and very good. Now comes the Big One: On the wall was a list of many "Homemade Pies" and we were craving the Apple Pie--our favorite. We were willing to forget everything for a homemade apple pie in Nebraska. Like a pitcher warming up to throw the game winning fastball, we always, always ask if the pies were actually made in the restaurant or were they commercially made and shipped in. It's a patent question we ask all over the USA. Very few places bother make their own stuff these days but we were optimistic here. So we ask and are told that most of the pies including the Apple come in frozen pre-made. "Homemade" at the GAC means they heat the oven and warm the pie up. Only the coconut, and lemon pies were made by the owner at home we were told--maybe one other. It was a big disappointment because we were led to believe that this restaurant was mom and pop cooking in the heartbread of America, a change from the land of chain restaurants, but it was not much different in many respects unfortunately.
Green Apple was recommended by an employee at the supermarket to my friend and I who have been roadtripping across the midwest. We originally stopped in at Country Cookie across the street because we liked the name, but it ended up being way, way, WAY less than what we expected (and I don't think we expected much!) When we walked over to Green Apple, we knew that it was right choice from the start. The tables we bustling, and the locals looked happy. There was an extensive pie list [at least 13 different kinds], a lunch buffet, and a full menu to choose from! We both had deliciously satisfying burgers, and just the small-town diner feel we were looking for! It is a little off the highway, but definitely worth rolling into this small charming town to enjoy a home-made meal for the hungry traveller.

(308) 784-2080

Cafes

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Subway

114 Meridian Ave
Cozad, 69130
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.. to not bore you with a repeat of what you already know, it's a Subway. I stopped here on my move across the country and wanted something a little better than a fast-food burger. The service was ok and sandwich was on par with other Subways. One star less than other subways and one star less for being Subway.

(308) 784-3737

Sandwiches, Fast Food

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Dairy Queen

320 S Meridian Ave
Cozad, 69130
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The worst drive thru experience. Waited 15-20 minutes in drive thru to get a cheese burger and three ice creams. When we finally got to the window the ice cream was melting. I asked the girl and she acknowledged it had melted but proceeded to hand everything to me and said 'Have a good day.' My kids have spilled melted ice cream all over themselves and the car. No napkins in the sack to clean it up, I've never written a review on Yelp but so frustrated with the experience.
We were driving from Colorado and thought well we don't really like Dairy Queen but it will work. Big Mistake, the ice cream tasted like nothing, no flavor. Didn't look like a good cone either. We ordered large and it was the size of other folks small. We threw them away. Now we both have a weird after taste.... Don't go to this place

(308) 784-3837

Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt

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Camp Comeca

75670 Road 417
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-2808

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Daylight Donut Shop

132 E 8th St
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-4588

Bakeries, Donuts

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Burger King

805 S Meridian Ave
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-4111

Burgers, Fast Food

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Runza Restaurant

107 W Monroe St
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-3417

Fast Food

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Rodeway Inn

809 S. Meridian Avenue
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-4900

Hotels

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Bella Italia Restaurant & Pizzeria

114 W 7th St
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-3100

Italian

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El Paraiso

328 S Meridian Ave
Cozad, 69130
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(308) 784-2225

Mexican

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