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The Cow Pen

5198 E Highway 82, Lake Village, AR 71653-6083
+1 870-265-9992
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good11%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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American, Italian, Mexican, Steakhouse, Seafood
$$ - $$$
5198 E Highway 82, Lake Village, AR 71653-6083
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Sales were wilted and turning brown. Water had a muddy taste to it. Mixed drink came out completely wrong The steaks were fabulous The egg plant parmigiana was fantastic Seated promptly Service was okay Price I felt was a tad on the high side. We...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Daniel W
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

The Cow Pen is a great place to eat. It is also swanky place to eat. The place even had a resident doorman. He greets everybody, he rubs up against you. He actually loves everybody. If you was having a bad day, he will change...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank eddiec937
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Our group was about 17 people. The restaurant was ready for us and I have never had such great service when in a large group. Our server was friendly, fast and very efficient. I had a rib eye steak and my husband had chicken strips....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank marysN4935MI
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

I know they move slower in the south, but the pace of this place is slower than a turtle. Ridiculous. Food was decent although they messed up multiple orders, such as not leaving off onions, wrong sides, etc. Again, food tasted decent, for the price...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mcmama2012
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The food here is just so-so. The service is really bad. This could be a great place but they are always understaffed. It’s possible that they tried to do too many things and none of them well. Serving steaks, Mexican food, and Italian food doesn’t...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank I1113BZmichaelb
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a specially prepared lunch buffet as a lunch stop while on a bus trip. Everyone loved the food....so delicious! And the hospitality and service is second to none! The decor is definitely a part of the appeal of The Cow Pen!...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank 771KathyP
Reviewed October 23, 2017

The hours are open mostly for Dinner. Nice atmosphere with a cozy dinning area. It has a bar area with a TV and outdoor seating too. The server was prompt and polite. The Steak was fair priced but a little tuff and under cooked as...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank jezell
Reviewed July 16, 2017 via mobile

Our family of three stopped in on our way through on a Sunday for lunch. We used to eat at the cow pen when we lived in the area over twenty years ago, so we were excited to see that they would be open when...More

Date of visit: July 2017
1  Thank Deltagirltraveling
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

My pasta primavera was delicious. My husband liked his steak. We had a new waiter named Mark. Nice guy and good waiter. If you want to visit keep your distance from the live music.

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank mymeme
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

great place to eat had live entrainment witch was great and great staff very freindly and the food omg the crab stuffed mushrooms awesome best ever cow pen special steak was great ,sweet potato was really tender my son got chicken tenders huge and plenty...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank steinmanking
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5198 E Highway 82, Lake Village, AR 71653-6083
  • Location: United States  >  Arkansas (AR)  >  Lake Village
  • Phone Number: +1 870-265-9992
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