Durham, North Carolina: Mexican Restaurant With Cow on Roof

Formerly a Fresh Farm Dairy convenience store. When the Mexican restaurant moved in, it kept the larger-than-life cow.

Taqueria La Vaquita

Address:
2700 Chapel Hill Rd, Durham, NC
Directions:
Taqueria La Vaquita. On the southwest corner of Chapel Hill and Picket Rds.
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Cow on the roof.

Cow On Roof

A life-size fiberglass cow stands on top of the take-out restaurant Taqueria la Vaquita (The Cow Taqueeria). The fiberglass lady bull was put on top of the building in 1963 when it was "Cow Store," one of a local chain of convenience stores. Cow Store was actually a collective name given to these stores because of the cows up top.

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