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Cowan's Restaurant

114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
+1 636-239-3213
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (62 reviews)
“meringue” (12 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's been quite some time since I have had a chance to eat here again. Sunday rush for breakfast. Service was nice and fast! My chicken fried steak and eggs were perfectly cooked. Hash browns were nice and crispy. Can't wait to have my piece...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank judd1351
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After enjoying a light and yummy soup and salad, we got to the real reason for our stop — PIE! The blackberry peach - with ice cream - was great!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank meyomey
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

For it being a known place in WashMo, it was disappointing. They used to make their own food. Now it’s coming in packed and cooked. At least the “heaping pile” of chicken fingers are. And it was not heaping actually you get more at any...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 845shellip
Reviewed November 28, 2018 via mobile

It was a busy Saturday morning after Thanksgiving when we visited. The wait staff were very nice and attentive but it took some time to get food for our 4 person table. The coffee was good and plentiful. The other members of my party had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mindy088
Reviewed October 24, 2018

It's easy to fill up on their delicious homestyle entrees, but make sure that you save some room for some legendary pie!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank mrsdutch91
Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

We were in a neighboring town looking for a late lunch. We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and was well worth the 20 minutes drive. I had the fried chicken special and my husband had the chicken fried steak. Both were great and we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 731lynns
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

Very good food came out pretty quickly. Madison did a great job serving. Lots of choices on menu. I’ll return soon.

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing! Delicious food in a relaxed and pleasant atmosphere! I live 45 min away, and would make the trip just for the pie! Terrific wait staff as well!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank shanreid1
Reviewed September 6, 2018

We have eaten at Cowan's several times and have always been pleased with the service and food. The place is really clean and they have awesome homemade pies baked daily. Good home cooked meals that are made from scratch daily. Would highly recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dutch57
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Located in Historic Downtown Washington MO, you will be served perfect homestyle food and the most amazing selection of pies you have ever seen! Go for the food, leave with a pie - yes, a whole pie!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Steven L
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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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