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Cowan's Restaurant

114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
+1 636-239-3213
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (57 reviews)
“meringue” (12 reviews)
Closed
06:00 - 20:00 Hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

I stopped in for a piece of "mile high" pie to-go! I was craving chocolate meringue pie and heard about Cowan's from a friend. Mile high is an understatement! Wow! The meringue was tall and amazing! It was the best pie I have ever eaten!...More

Thank Rita S
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We use to come here quite often when we use to live near here. We started off with there corn nugget, the were hot & tasty. My meatloaf & mashed potatoes were lukewarm. The meatloaf was flavorless & I put butter on potatoes & it...More

Thank Betty E
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

We were in Town for a legion baseball game and decided to go out for breakfast. The restaurant is located In The downtown area. Food was great, service was excellent!

Thank becky f
Reviewed 2 May 2018

Four of us were in Washington, Missouri for an extended weekend. One noon-time, we decided to try Cowan's because it is right in the historic downtown (convenient) and had been recommended for its pie. Three others ordered full meals while I wanted just a small...More

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Like it. Love the sides. Huge biscuit. Onion rings were tasty. Kids polished off all their food. Very reasonable prices. Neat place in historic Washington. The Country Fried Steak, Pork, or Chicken sandwiches appealed to me.

Thank Jim A
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Okay, we live in the area. It is without a doubt our favorite place to eat. The food is always great, ALL of it. The service is excellent.

Thank G7919HIjohng
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Cowan's is famous for their pies, but I am not a pie eater. I go there for breakfast. It is home style and is a family run restaurant with very friendly staff. Love their egg dishes and pancakes. Mostly locals go there and I like...More

Thank Multitony
Reviewed 7 January 2018

For years this place has been a landmark in good ole WashMo. It offers a large menu of great food with great service. It often serves as a gathering place for locals. It's a throwback to the mom & pop cafes of yesteryear.

Thank Roy M
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Breakfast, lunch or dinner, you can’t go wrong with Cowans. I’ve had all three and enjoyed the food and small town hospitality. My favorite is their barbecued pork steak, which they serve daily. The pies are freshly made, generous in portion size and multiple in...More

Thank LAWRENCE B
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

it had been a long time since dining at Cowans so we decided to give it a shot. The food and service were average. The most memorable thing is that we froze our butts off the whole time. I notices all the customers were wearing...More

Thank Christina F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
06:00 - 19:00
Monday
06:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 20:00
Thursday
06:00 - 20:00
Friday
06:00 - 20:00
Saturday
06:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Washington
  • Phone Number: +1 636-239-3213
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