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Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant and Bakery

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74 Rowe Rd., Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401
+1 540-886-1833
07:00 - 20:00
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Sun 07:00 - 19:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 20:00
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Traveling I 81 our usual stops are Cracker Barrels . Quick in and out OK food & prices. Yesterday, however, my Bride and I found a GEM! At Exit 222!! Mrs. ROWE'S! There is a very friendly staff, GREAT FOOD even better prices and desserts to die for!

Thank James J
Pensacola, Florida
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have eaten several times at Mrs. Rowe's when traveling through the area. We were disappointed when we stopped here last October. We went for dinner because we stay at the motel next door. We ordered liver and onions and chicken fried steak. The chicken fried steak was tough and my wife had to send her mashed potatoes back because... More 

Thank GCTraveler
Mount Desert, Maine
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I generally try to stop at Mrs. Rowe's when I pass through the area twice each year. The food is always good. This time the wait staff were not friendly - would not hurt you to smile. An older African-American gentlemen who came out of the kitchen to replenish the clean glasses did take time to smile and speak -... More 

Thank 144tomm
Dupont, Washington
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126 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Skip this place if you are looking for a healthy meal. The staff is very friendly and possess a down home charm. We always try to use the local eateries when we are on the road to support small businesses. But the bottom line is this, the food is unhealthy. My wife and I are originally from Virginia and now... More 

Thank williamg907
Waynesboro, Virginia
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60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This pleace is a local feeding trough. My wife and I went there for our annivesary. The steak was dried out, as it was almost mummified. My fried chicken was cold and grease was dripping off. This is the worst meal we have ever been served. We are locals and have lived in the Shenandoah Valley since 1999. We have... More 

1 Thank GaryCummings
Roanoke, Virginia
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307 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A Shenandoah Valley legacy for traditional meals like open-faced roast beef sandwiches and delicious sides like mac-n-cheese and pinto beans. Prices very appropriate, especially on kids' meals. Delicious pies and baked goods like cookies. Family-owned, home of local civic club meetings, very clean, full of locals and knowledgeable travelers. Close to Interstate. This is the kind of restaurant my late... More 

Thank regiontravelreturns
Hawley, Pennsylvania
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55 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, we read the reviews on Trip Advisor, and the parking lot was full, which was all very promising. We were on a road trip South and chose this restaurant because it was not far off of Rt.81 and we timed it for a,lunch break. The restaurant was very disappointing. The waitress was not friendly, nor was she rude. We... More 

2 Thank Lynn833
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4 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was bad, food was not homemade as locals and waiter said, chicken noodle does not have square chicken

Thank motor m
Maryland, USA
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Seems not many options on 81. Almost gave in and visited Cracker Barrel but saw Mrs Rowes first. So glad we stopped. Weekend breakfast special was so yummy! Biscuits just like mamma made and the gravy was perfect. Loved it!

Thank sunnygirl110
Durbin, West Virginia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had breakfast at Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant many times... Has always been very good.... Stayed at Best Western Staunton Inn and was very happy to see Mrs. Rowes right next door within walking distance... Very good dinner at very reasonable prices....

Thank TheWhistleStop

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
07:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Rowe Rd., Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-1833

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