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Cousins Restaurant & Lounge

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  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Socially distanced dining tables
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Tables disinfected between guests
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Updated 26/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 26/02/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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US$4 - US$25
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American
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 March 2021

This location had just re opened and we were greeted by very kind and courteous staff. The atmosphere was fun and very country!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 17 October 2020

We tried to eat there 2 different times and both times the food was AWFUL. The bacon tasted as though it had been deep fried in very old oil. The most disgusting bacon I ever tasted. I spit it out.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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escapelodging, Guest Relations Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2020

We're so sorry to see this! Our bacon is one of our guests' favorites and we're really disappointed it was lacking during your visits. Thank you for letting us know. If you made us aware while you were with us and we failed to address...More

Reviewed 2 October 2020

food was ok. staff was freindly enough. disappointed that the truck had not come in so we could get souvieners. but that has not effect on the business itself. clean enviroment.

Date of visit: September 2020
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escapelodging, Guest Relations Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2020

We're glad our staff and environment hit the marks but disappointed your food wasn't more impressive -- and sorry our gift shop delivery hadn't arrived yet. Thanks for letting us know, we look forward to providing a better visit for you next time!

Reviewed 27 September 2020 via mobile

Our waitress was good, food was good. Was within walking distance from our hotel; the Fairfield Inn. While we were eating, one of the other bartenders was walking around mildly complaining about being there. I get it, I don't care for my job, either. But,...if customers are within earshot, thats not the time to be complaining. Take it into the back room. We had leftovers, which we took back to our room, and ate in the morning. This eased the pain of the somewhat high cost of dinner.More

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escapelodging, Guest Relations Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2020

Thank you Walby! It's great to hear you enjoyed your meals and your waitress, and we really appreciate your understanding with our bartender. Our team is like family, but they all know that kind of conversation should not occur with guests, and your feedback is...More

Reviewed 30 August 2020 via mobile

Everyone was in a hurry. The menu is limited. I’m guessing due to covid? We just felt rushed. Sat with food but no silverware had to ask for that. Not the experience I remember from previous visits.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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escapelodging, Guest Relations Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2020

Definitely not the experience we're known for - we're so sorry we didn't provide our usual Cousins' hospitality! Thanks carrie521, we appreciate you letting us know and discuss this with our team. We hope you'll be back again soon - for the same great experience...More

Reviewed 12 August 2020 via mobile

Great place and delicious food .Wonderful little town with lots of nice places to visit we stayed at Cousins country in super service good prices

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 30 July 2020 via mobile

We were traveling thru the Dalles and saw this cute restaurant and decided to try it out. It was pretty busy so the service was a bit slow, but the food was so good that it was worth the wait. We decided to change our...previous plans and stay here the second night instead and we are very glad we did. Can't recommend it enough. The staff is truly friendly and helpful. This will be our go to place to stay from now on when we are traveling to Portland once a year!More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 28 July 2020 via mobile

Nice staff and great breakfast. Followed all the covid rules so felt safe and clean. Split a cinnamon roll. Huge portions at great prices. Would eat here when we stop again

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed 28 July 2020 via mobile

Was seated right away but it took a while for the waitress to come to our table. Ordered coffee and almost canceled it because we didn’t get it untIl we got our food. Prices were reasonable. Food was standard breakfast. Nothing that stands out. Not...a great waitress.More

Date of visit: July 2020
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escapelodging, Guest Relations Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2020

We're glad you found a good value with our food but are so disappointed that our service didn't better represent our standards. We really appreciate you letting us know and will discuss your comments with our team. Thank you for helping us improve, we look...More

Reviewed 26 July 2020 via mobile

Went here for breakfast after staying at the hotel. They bring you a complimentary piece of their excellent cinnamon rolls. So good! Also, I love the decor— super cozy and clean.

Date of visit: July 2020
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