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Cowan's Restaurant

114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
+1 636-239-3213
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (57 reviews)
“meringue” (11 reviews)
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114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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

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
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Cowans is an old location with motivated cooks and staff. When you want a great breakfast experience with maybe a little wait on the weekends, choose cowans. Coffee cup is always filled or tea glass is always full if you eat here for lunch or...More

Thank Homer T
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I ate there and I had their Friday fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and pickled beets. It came with a buttermilk biscuit that was light and fluffy and tasty. We both had hot chocolate with real whipped cream on top. That was very...More

Thank 902lmm
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

We went there on Sunday October 22. The building itself has a long history as do the family that runs this. The food here is just like your mom makes. The fried chicken was perfect. The sides mashed potatoes, stewed apples, German potato salad, and...More

Thank TerryMO
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Every time I've eaten here, (mostly breakfast) the service and food have been very good. The prices are very reasonable and the pies are the best around!

Thank Mark K
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Best family restaurant in Washington. We go there at least once a week. Goid home cooking. Service is great

Thank jmsowa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 7:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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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