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Mrs. Rowe's Restaurant and Bakery

74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
+1 540-886-1833
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pies” (180 reviews)
“cookies” (85 reviews)
“spoon bread” (42 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good home cookin' for a reasonable price. Mrs. Rowe's is noted for its pies and other desserts and good spoon bread. In our recent visit I had country style steak and gravy and my partner country style chicken. Both were good, served hot, and filling....More

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Always home cooked and delicious. Taste like home cooking and home atmosphere too. Friendly and helpful staff.

Thank Carolyn W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed breakfast here, opting to avoid Cracker Barrel...whenever we can when we're on the road. Stayed next door at the Best Western and stopped in here for an early breakfast before hitting the trail. Good, bountiful breakfasts, clean and welcoming atmosphere, excellent service...no complaints...More

Thank chuckiek
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint restaurant has delicious breakfast. The hash brown casserole is awesome. We highly recommend.

Thank Anita W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is Mom and Pop all the way. A full menu with a great selection. One of us had the flat iron steak and crab cake...the steak was a bit tough but had good flavor. The crab cake was tasty but not like a Maryland...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were staying next door at the Best Western and decided to try out the local restaurant instead of the chains nearby. After a very long day on the road we wanted something light. It was 7:30 and the restaurant closes at 8:00 so that...More

Thank Terry K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mrs. Rowe opened her restaurant in the late '40s, and never looked back. This is what great, Southern, "home cooked" food is all about, and her son now offers up her great traditional dishes.. The restaurant also offers some of their partons' favorite dishes in...More

Thank ttysinger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Eleven of us met at Mrs. Rowe's to celebrate a reunion of old friends. The hostess seated us in a back room where we could talk and visit as long as we wanted! It was great. We were very pleased with the way were treated....More

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We have been in Staunton before on our way home from Georgia. It is a convenient spot. We stayed next door to this restaurant the last time we were here and the place was so crowded that we thought it was probably a good place...More

1  Thank michelewave04
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

We tried this restaurant thinking it would be nice to visit a family owned restaurant. We were seated in a back corner facing a blank wall. There were plenty of other tables available but okay. Then looking at the menu we realized it was very...More

1  Thank Susan E
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Gail S
6 February 2017|
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Response from Jane S | Reviewed this property |
We didn't have it, but it is on the menu.
31 October 2016|
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Response from Lucky1722 | Reviewed this property |
When you go in to eat just ask waitress if you can pre order pies and pick up on your way back home. You can also ask the cashier the same question. The items in freezer are made daily. I ordered a pie to take home which... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Rowe Rd, Exit 222 off I-81, Staunton, VA 24401-6701
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: +1 540-886-1833
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