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Cousins Restaurant & Lounge

2114 W 6th St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3524
+1 541-298-2771
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average17%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“cinnamon rolls” (34 reviews)
“pot roast” (20 reviews)
“meatloaf” (17 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2114 W 6th St, The Dalles, OR 97058-3524
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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

I just love the sound of the cow mooing when I waltz in the door of Cousins'. I'm greeted with "Howdy" and a smile from the hostess and then was promptly seated. The server Dolores is kind and courteous. She brought me a cinnamon roll...More

Thank Jennifer C
Escape L, General Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2018

We really appreciate your charming review; thank you, Jennifer C! Your recognition of our friendly staff means a lot to us(we'll make sure Dolores sees your compliments!) and we're thrilled you enjoyed the Spanish Omelette. Thank you again for your support, we look forward to...More

Reviewed 4 May 2018

If you have a country girl side, like I do, you will appreciate Cousins in The Dalles, Or. The food is comfort southern food, biscuits and gravy, fried chicken steak, meatloaf, etc. I grew up on this food from an amazing cook, my Mom Pat,...More

Thank HawaiianIrishgirl
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We were traveling through The Dalles and stopped at Cousins for dinner. This is a typical family restaurant with very average food. However, the onion rings are VERY good. We also ordered the Crispy Chicken Salad and the Prime Rib Dinner. Crispy chicken was a...More

Thank msjradennis
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Haygood home styled country type atmosphere and food. The chicken and dumpling soup was a little thick but, very tasty much like homemade. The chicken pot pie had a great crust, lots of fresh vegetables and cooked in a small cast iron skillet, it was...More

Thank P T
Escape L, General Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you for being our guests, and sharing such a great review! We loved reading your description of the pot pie, and are delighted you enjoyed our friendly staff and atmosphere. Thanks again P T, we hope to welcome you back sometime!

Reviewed 28 March 2018

We stopped here on our way from Corvallis to Boise. easy to get off highway and back on! Food was extremely good, but you have to try the cinnamon buns! Staff was extremely friendly and courteous. Food came quickly with large portions. The potato soup...More

Thank Bob W
Reviewed 26 March 2018

The food and service is reliable. They offer a wide variety of home style favorites and the desserts never disappoint. The bar menu is very good with daily specials. Being greeted as "cousin" as well as the cow or chicken sounds when you open the...More

Thank rmbgranny
Reviewed 24 March 2018

There is even a model train that travels above the customer area.Food is served in large portions .Visit when you are hungry or share. The mega cinnamon rolls are awesome. Service is great.

Thank Deo60
Reviewed 17 March 2018

They tout their country cooking, but food was poor to mediocre. Onion rings were OK. Pot roast was not great, and chicken fried steak was awful. The best part was our waitress, who was very nice, with a sense of humor.More

Thank JDW952
Escape L, General Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2018

Thank you JDW952, we appreciate your feedback! We're delighted our staff made a great impression, and disappointed our food did not. The chicken fried steak is among our most popular items, and clearly, we didn't do it justice for you. We're sorry you didn't receive...More

Reviewed 5 March 2018

While visiting The Dalles, we reviewed the top three or so restaurants. We were dressed casually, so we moved down the list one or two until we chose the Cousin's. Qualities listed were huge portions and down home country cooking. The portions were absolutely normal...More

Thank 54peg54
Escape L, Manager at Cousins Restaurant & Lounge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 March 2018

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We're disappointed your visit fell short of expectations and we appreciate you letting us know. We pride ourselves on anticipating our guests' needs--whether that is less attentive service or replacing an entree--and clearly, we missed the mark for you....More

Reviewed 4 March 2018

We were staying overnight at the Fairfield Inn and this place was only a block away, so we walked over for dinner. It was Saturday so they had Prime Rib on the menu. We both had the prime rib. It was cooked correctly, medium rare...More

Thank Tom H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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Cousins Restaurant - The Dalles, Oregon. Cousins' whole purpose in life is to serve up really good, hot home-style cooking at affordable prices for our neighbors and visitors alike. In this way, we can honor our family's tradition of real Northwest hospitality and our terrific family recipes. We want you to remember us as a really fun place to have a drink, satisfy your hunger and catch your breath - without any pretension!
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