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Cousins' Restaurant & Saloon

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$$ - $$$
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2114 W 6th St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3524
+1 541-298-2771
06:00 - 21:00
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Roy, Washington
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

I was traveling through The Dalles when someone mentioned that Cousin's was offering free menu items for military veterans this veteran's day. I made my way there and was pleasantly surprised at the restaurant itself, the friendly staff, and the delicious food! If you're ever in the Columbia Gorge area and are looking for some good home cooked style meals... More 

Thank Eddie V
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151 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Since we arrived rather late after wine tasting in the Hood River area, there really wasn't much open. So we walked 2 blocks from our hotel to the restaurant. The food was good and service excellent, but I found it annoying to constantly being called "cousin". Our waiter was fantastic,,,, I thought he was an "Undercover Boss", but the cashier... More 

Thank Donna S
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Cousins is listed as Restaurant that has a # of gluten free choices listed on the menu but the one I chose failed! It was a special soup and cornbread; I questioned the cornbread and after checking with the cook, took it back. After eating the soup (tastes fine) I had a reaction (I have Celiac disease) that night/next day.

Thank drdlchristian
Escape L, General Manager at Cousins' Restaurant & Saloon, responded to this review

We are terribly sorry to read about this. Our team is educated to be aware of all ingredients and potential allergens in each of our menu items. The items we offer as Gluten Free are made with entirely Gluten Free ingredients, but we cannot guarantee against cross contamination within the structure of our kitchen, as our menu states. We are... More 

Lebanon, Oregon
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158 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were seated at a table within 2 minutes of our arrival. The waitress was friendly and chatty. The dinner salads are of large portion size as well as fresh and good. The entrees were served fresh and hot! We will be happy to come again sometime! (Be sure to get your card punched for a free meal after purchasing... More 

Thank Carol M
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had been here years ago and had horrible slow service so thought we would give it another chance... The food was okay except they put egg on my salad when requesting it to be held. Not sure if I would go back. If so, I definately need to feel patience...

Thank islandgirlak
Escape L, Manager at Cousins' Restaurant & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at our restaurant; we are so sorry to hear it wasn't a better one. Our team works diligently to provide a great experience, and we clearly fell short of that mark. We're sorry about the egg on your salad, but we are glad you enjoyed your food otherwise. We hope we have another chance... More 

Spokane Valley, Washington
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Nice experience, wait-staff were friendly and very nice... gave us an "extra-big" piece of sample cinnamon bun, stayed attentive. Price was ok, food was ok.

Thank Sciguybm
Beaumont, California
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Its on the way to somewhere coming from someplace. Unless you're heading to a specific place along I-82 , the place to stop for a meal is Cousins. Had a chicken pot pie that had chunky pieces of veggies and chicken. My wife had unlimited soup and salad for $10. A must stop if roaming along the Columbia river

Thank stan k
Roseburg, Oregon
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157 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Folksy restaurant with lots of country decor. Food was good and service also good. Potroast dinner was delicious and lots of it.

Thank 93611
Escape L, Manager at Cousins' Restaurant & Saloon, responded to this review

We are so glad you enjoyed your time with us! Thank you! We look forward to serving you again. More 

2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were looking for a reasonably priced dinner with a variety of options and found it here based on the Trip Advisor reviews. Great service as well. The broasted chicken was very good

Thank David B
Houston, Texas, United States
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had the meatloaf and enjoyed every bite. My wife had a chicken sandwich. The trains that are used as decorations are wonderful to look at. The service was a little lacking in attentiveness but we were taken care of. We splurged and bought a huge cinnamon roll for breakfast the next morning. It was delicious. You have to try... More 

Thank Dale B
Escape L, Manager at Cousins' Restaurant & Saloon, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience! We really appreciate the great feedback. We are glad you tried one of our famous cinnamon rolls! Thank you again for the kind comments, we look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2114 W 6th St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3524
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  The Dalles
  • Phone Number: +1 541-298-2771

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?