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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%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (53 reviews)
“meringue” (11 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 20:00All hours
$$ - $$$
114 Elm St, Washington, MO 63090-2189
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Cowans restaurant while recently in Washington, Mo. Atmosphere was great, reminiscent of dining establishments years ago. There were many food choices. Our food was good, and served hot. Our waitress was very friendly and attentive. Of course as stated in previous reviews save room...More

Thank kEtrp709
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hometown feel, clean and great service. I've ate here 3 times so far.. food was excellent each time. The mile high coconut cream pie is divine! Lots of other pies to choose from too.

Thank Lydia G
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We come here once in a while for breakfast and have never been dissapointed. My husband always orders the same thing because he likes it, and on our last visit I ordered, oatmeal, and sides of fruit and bacon, all very nice. Service is always...More

Thank esd3104
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

On our way home from Purina Farms we stopped in Washington, MO for lunch. We had delicious burgers and mile high pie! Cowan' was exactly what we were looking for.

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

Skip breakfast and go for pie? This is the dilemma! We love the peanut butter chocolate cream pie here. My hubby loves the fried chicken plate as well. Sundays are a nightmare here but it's great for small groups on other days.

Thank Lilly F
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Great diner within walking distance to the Missouri River. The menu includes some great comfort food items.Make sure you ty the pie!!!

Thank mayberryks3011
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

Delicious and you cant go wrong with anything on the menu! You can get the best breakfast at anytime of the day here!

Thank Colleen S
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Great atmosphere--felt like an old diner. Very clean. Service was average. The food was good except for the hash brows which were very dry--probably healthier that way! We didn't have pie this time around as we were there for breakfast but we have in the...More

1  Thank Rick S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We've been coming here for years but we like to mainly come for the pies. Never had a bad meal here and certainly never had a bad pie! Their meringue is sky high!

Thank LetsRide94
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you like home cooked meals, breakfast, lunch or dinner, this is your place. I typically go here for breakfast or lunch and they have a big room in the back, great for meetings. The catering/buffet style for meetings is the best.

Thank 580gingerg
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 19:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
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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