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Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant and Bakery

74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
+1 540-886-1833
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (159 reviews)
“spoon bread” (50 reviews)
“cookies” (75 reviews)
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74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner of open faced hot turkey sandwiches with mashed potatoes. Apple pie ala mode for dessert. They are a little slow on service so be patience. They have been in business along time.

Thank Beemer54
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped in for Sunday supper - had heard about this place for years - written up in a famous Southern magazine, and expected it to be expensive. Entrances were at the ends of the front parking lot, not in the middle. The welcome wasn't what...More

Thank Art W
Reviewed 3 days ago

Stopped in for dinner while staying at the Best Western next door. With the great reviews on TripAdvisor we expected a good meal and were not disappointed. Food was good, staff was friendly and attentive.Would definitely recommend a visit when in the area.

Thank Bruce N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was a lucky find while we were traveling along I81. I had the fried chicken, which was very tasty. Corn muffins were fresh and tasty. And I had a piece of homemade apple pie with ice cream. My wife had some chocolate chip cookies...More

Thank WadeandLori
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place so much I plan my trips around being here for a meal! The food is always great, fast and friendly service, sometimes you have to wait to be seated but believe me, it is WORTH it! You have GOT to save...More

Thank 34fordgal
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mrs. Rowe's was enthusiastically recommended by docents at the Frontier Culture Museum, and we were so glad! We were greeted by a friendly hostess and quickly seated. Everything on the menu sounded delicious, so it was a difficult choice, but we enjoyed our lunch very...More

Thank LJL1974
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a fan of Mom & Pop style restaurants, so I passed the CB in favor of this place. I was not disappointed. Despite the fact that May has no "R" in it, I decided to get the special, fried oyster Po' boy. It...More

Thank BmoreExplorer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great find. While looking for something else, we saw Mrs. Rowe's. They are celebrating 70 years of business and I can see why. The chicken and dumplings, Mac and cheese and turkey and mashed potato sandwich were great. Everyone cleaned their plate. Fast...More

Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've visited three times ...on our way to or from our visits to family. We recently visited and decided food was just "ok" - and that we've had much better food at a couple of places in SC where we currently live. expected more chicken...More

Thank Rosanne S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here for take-out pies and rolls on 5/26 and 5/28. The home-baked items are so good! Our first visit we got a chocolate cream pie, an apple pie and a dozen rolls (Total cost: $37). Everyone LOVED them. The chocolate cream pie was...More

Thank virginian9
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Gail S
Do you have mac & cheese?
6 February 2017|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have it, but it is on the menu.
can I order pies in advance and pick up on way thru ?
31 October 2016|
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Response from Lucky1722 | Reviewed this property |
When you go in to eat just ask waitress if you can pre order pies and pick up on your way back home. You can also ask the cashier the same question. The items in freezer are made daily. I ordered a pie to take home which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-1833
  • E-mail
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